in Des Moines, IA (showing 1 - 6 out of 6)

Plan for something nice during your next vacation, or maybe next time someone comes for a visit. Surprise your guests – or your traveling buddies – with professional tours of the area. Get to know the latest and greatest venues or historical spots, or maybe get a specialized tour and hit the best areas in the city.

Check out our list below to see everything that’s available in the area. Find their name, address, phone number, website and driving directions – and start your next adventure!

Des Moines Botanical Center

909 Robert D Ray Dr
Des Moines, IA 50316   Directions

(515) 323-6290


Calling all green thumbs to the Des Moines Botanical Center. Meander through the rows of colorful miniature rose bushes, orchids and delicate bonsai trees. Learn tips about how to make a garden grow, sprout your own fragrant herbs and start your very own terrarium.

Des Moines Farmers Market

300 Court Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50309   Directions

(515) 286-4928


Harvest local produce at the Des Moines Farmers Market located in downtown Des Moines. Stock your refrigerator with farm fresh eggs, goat cheese and seasonal vegetables. Buy an array of fresh flowers and wines for your home. As they say, "Come for the freshness and stay for the fun."

Iowa State Capitol

E Grand Ave & E 9th St
Des Moines, IA 50319   Directions

(515) 281-5591


Tour the Iowa State Capitol to learn about its history underneath the impressive 23-karat gold leaf dome. Learn about important historical facts including myth busters like this one: the State Capitol Building was not originally a horse stable. Take a peek at the legislative process and stroll the capitol grounds on the two hour tour.

Salisbury House & Garden

4025 Tonawanda Dr
Des Moines, IA 50312   Directions

(515) 274-1777


Step inside the Salisbury House & Garden in Des Moines to see grand Gothic architecture. The historic home attraction was built by a cosmetics magnate and spans twenty-two thousand square feet and has forty two rooms. Once inside you'll find over one thousand historical artifacts including exquisite furnishings, art, rare books and outside lush picturesque gardens.

Summerset Winery

15101 Fairfax
Indianola, IA 50125   Directions

(515) 961-3545


"Tour. Taste. Shop" at the Summerset Winery. You'll enjoy the one hour tour of the winery and cellar, the wine presentation and your trip to the wine tasting bar. The winery grounds are exquisite and the list of wine awards long. Spend a day in the Iowa wine country and leave with souvenir wines from the gift shop.

The Pappajohn Sculpture Park

4700 Grand Ave
Des Moines, IA 50312   Directions

(515) 277-4405


Public Art is on tour at The Pappajohn Sculpture Park located in Des Moines. Discover sculptures by Willem de Kooning and Louise Bourgeois as well as other world-renowned sculptures valued at more than forty million dollars. The public donation by Mr. and Ms. Pappajohn is the largest in the state's history.

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