Journals Des Moines

Iowa - America's Heartland

Created by MilwVon on April 22, 2007 Best of IgoUgo

2 Reviews
3 Stories

Having lived here for nearly three years, it's time to write about some of the sites around the state using Des Moines as a home base.

Iowa Interlude: Fringes of Des Moines and the Amanas

Created by btwood2 on January 29, 2005 Best of IgoUgo

4 Reviews
3 Stories

We spent September on the fringes of Iowa’s capital city, Des Moines. Idyllic little Berwick is like a time-warp backwards 50 years. The Amana Colonies, 90 miles east, recall yet an earlier time, 150 years ago, when German settlers founded seven communal villages along the Iowa River.

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Hotel Travels

Created by jessicapineapple on May 17, 2006

1 Review

Country Inn and Suites, Clive.

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Des Moines??

Created by Wasatch on November 20, 2005

1 Review

You wouldn’t think it, but Des Moines is a nice place for a short visit.

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Flip the Iowa cornfield!!

Created by ESTEEM on August 26, 2005

1 Review

My 2-month vacation in Iowa with my BF... not bad!!



Winter in Iowa

Created by mmaloo333 on June 4, 2005

1 Review

Iowa is cool state. The place I lived in Iowa was Des Moines, which is the capital city of Iowa. Des Moines has a small downtown, with the principal financial and capital buildings as the major attractions.

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Des Moines

Created by backstage_diva on April 22, 2005

5 Reviews

I have gone to school in Des Moines for 4 years. There are so many places that I wish I would have known about back then.

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Downtown Des Moines Marriott

Created by atmosphere262 on February 7, 2005

1 Review

We had a 1-night stay at the downtown Marriott.

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Des Moines Highlights

Created by CheapSk8 on March 28, 2004

7 Reviews

Des Moines, Iowa is probably not the first place you think of when you think of excitement. But, Des Moines has a lot to offer, whether you're traveling with kids or a business person with a few hours to kill.

Great Surprises in Madison County

Created by mrtexas on January 29, 2003

1 Story

Central Iowa has a lot to offer to tourists just passing through or for a weekend stay.

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