Title: 100 Things to Do in Des Moines Before You Die
Author: Erin Huiatt
Size: 5.5 x 8.5
Nestled smack dab in the center of the Midwest where two of the longest interstates in America meet sits Des Moines. Iowa’s capital city offers a small town feel with big city fun, with a great food scene, local breweries that welcome your four-legged friends, miles of bike trails with beautiful scenery, and tons of art and history. 100 Things to Do in Des Moines Before You Die will help guide you to all the fun places to play, explore, learn, and eat in this community-driven city.
Skate around at the largest open skatepark in the nation. Take a tour of the only five-domed capitol in the United States. Feast on steak at a Des Moines chophouse, but don’t forget to kick off your day with a hearty breakfast, where you might just run into Aquaman. Find the best view of the city or navigate miles of the city through temperature-controlled skywalks. Pet an alpaca, then challenge yourself at the state’s largest indoor climbing facility.
Des Moines–raised writer Erin Huiatt shares incredible places to explore in 100 Things to Do in Des Moines Before You Die. Pick an itinerary or create your own using this book full of fun ways to entertain yourself, friends, and families.
Did you know on Sept. 22, 1851, Iowa's capital was incorporated as Fort Des Moines which was later shortened to 'Des Moines'? As Des Moines celebrates its 172nd birthday on Friday, Sept. 22, I am here to share three fun