Ankeny is a neighborhood in state capital Des Moines. It sits approximately 10 miles from downtown Des Moines.
Attractions such as the Adventureland, the Iowa State Fairgrounds and Iowa State Capitol Building will ensure you will never suffer from boredom in Des Moines.
Des Moines Area Community College, a much loved institution of higher learning, has a vibrant campus that many tourists in this region enjoy visiting. Remember to make inquiries about tours and opening times. You'll find the Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Ankeny-Des Moines and Fairfield Inn and Suites by Marriott Des Moines Ankeny close to this attraction, and they're both great hotel options.
More economical accommodation choices include the Comfort Inn Ankeny - Des Moines and Americinn Ankeny.
For aromatic coffee and indulgent snacks, look no further than the much-loved Ankeny Cafe. As the hours fly by towards dinner time, plan a trip to Benchwarmers.
Expedia wishes you and your family many fun-filled days in Des Moines. For more fun ways to make the most of your time here, pop across to our Des Moines vacation travel guide. And when it's time to find a place to stay, please go to our Des Moines hotels page.