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If you've been thinking about a vacation with your kids, Des Moines is a good choice. The biking trails, swimming spots, and festivals are just some of the things that make this a good destination for family vacations. Arrange a flight into Des Moines, IA (DSM-Des Moines Intl.), which is located 4.1 mi (6.7 km) from the city center. Des Moines has 113 child-friendly hotels and other accommodations so you'll have a variety of options when you're deciding where you should stay.
Vacationing families have good things to say about these accommodations:
Adventureland Inn: Offers 2 indoor pools, a restaurant, and free parking. Guests like the overall comfort at this 2.5-star hotel.
Comfort Inn Ankeny - Des Moines - Features an indoor pool, free parking, and free buffet breakfast. The clean rooms and breakfast options make this 2.5-star hotel popular with guests.
You're probably hoping for good weather for your family trip. You can use these tips to plan when to pack up the kids and head to Des Moines.
While you are vacationing in Des Moines, you and the family might want to see interesting spots such as Science Center of Iowa and Des Moines Art Center. Make sure you have plenty of time to take in the area's activities like Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden, Iowa State Capitol Building, and Salisbury House.Des Moines is also known for its: