Johnston is near many of Des Moines’s attractions. Two attractions that should be on every visitor’s list is the fascinating Pioneer Hi-Bred Headquarters and the ever-popular Merle Hay Mall. If you have time, don’t miss the Living History Farms and Saylorville Lake.
Get familiar with the local fashion and spoil yourself with a new wardrobe in some of the nearby shopping hotspots such as the Valley West Mall in Altoona.
Discover Des Moines’s passion for sport at Wells Fargo Arena, the home ground of the Iowa Wild ice hockey team in winter and the Iowa Barnstormers indoor football team in summer. Music fans can also browse the stadium’s entertainment guide to see if there is a concert scheduled during their stay.
Finding somewhere convenient to base yourself close to Johnston is a breeze. If you’re looking for a warm welcome and a good nights sleep check out the Stoney Creek Des Moines, the Econo Lodge Inn & Suites - Des Moines/Merle Hays Road, and the popular Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Urbandale/Des Moines.