Pleasant Hill Vacations

If you're staying in Des Moines, the capital city of Iowa, United States of America, be sure to add Pleasant Hill on your itinerary. 200,000 people proudly call Des Moines home. The city’s central business district is only 5 miles (8 kilometers) to the west of Pleasant Hill. Des Moines International Airport is situated 8 miles (13 kilometers) to the southwest.

To get a real feel for the various sights, sounds and textures of Des Moines, step out and discover surrounding areas like Des Moines, Altoona, and Historic East Village.

Savvy travelers in Pleasant Hill, interested in finding out what makes the area tick, will appreciate the nearby cultural attractions. Take a tour, admire the interior of the building or simply enjoy the beautiful displays at the Science Center of Iowa and the State Historical Society of Iowa Museum. To catch home-grown and touring acts, pick up some tickets to the Simon Estes Riverfront Amphitheater, one of the region’s most popular live concert venues.

Get active in nature while you are in the area. Relax and enjoy the fresh air. When the sun is out, explore the Des Moines Botanical Center, where you can escape the crowds.

Discover Des Moines’s passion for sport at Wells Fargo Arena, home to the Iowa Wild ice hockey team in winter and the Iowa Barnstormers indoor football team in summer. This multi-purpose stadium is also a first class live music venue, so be sure to browse the event schedule to see what events coincide with your visit.

Finding somewhere suitable to unpack your bags close to the Pleasant Hill area is a breeze. The Marriott Des Moines, the Holiday Inn Downtown - Mercy Area and the Embassy Suites Hotel Des Moines Downtown are just three of the best places to find a warm welcome and a good night’s rest.

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