Catch a Young Professional's Getaway in Des Moines

Start the morning off exploring on a B-Cycle. The bike-sharing program allows easy biking around Downtown Des Moines. Catch the nearest of six convenient kiosks.

Venture through the Historic East Village. Window shopping and one-of-a-kind restaurants. Live music entertainment and streets full of events. Catch quirky finds. Vintage clothing. A cup of java.

Catch a crazy concoction at Fong’s Pizza. Crab Rangoon pizza. Garlic and honey combined with Alfredo. Located in Court District, Downtown Des Moines. Catch a slice of heaven.

Catch a matinee at Des Moines Performing Arts Center. Broadway musicals. Ballet and modern dance series. From green witches to blue men with drums. Whatever your passion, the stage awaits.

Grab a bite to eat at Jethro’s BBQ in nearby Drake neighborhood. Smoked brisket. The juiciest burger ever devoured. As seen on the Travel Channel’s Man vs. Food. Challenge your taste-buds.

Then experience the Central Iowa sports scene. Triple-A line-ups with the Iowa Cubs (April-September) and professional hockey with the Iowa Wild (October-April) - Greater Des Moines offers edge-of-your-seat excitement for any season.

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