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The state’s capital city, Des Moines has evolved into a sophisticated weekend destination with reasonable prices. Parks and trails round out boutique shops and independent gastronomy gems.
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Des Moines, Iowa's capital city, gives artists, athletes and foodies alike plenty to love.
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Indulge in decadent pastries, fresh-baked breads and more at these bakeries we love.
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The best road trips hinge on great food. We've picked five of the best towns to eat in across the Midwest.
Des Moines, Iowa
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Uncover new surprises in the capital city of Des Moines and other reasons to explore the Hawkeye State.
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At the base of Iowa's capitol, Des Moines' East Village offers stylish shopping, great dining and, in fall, a series of mellow Sunday bazaars.
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Gardens, art museums, historical sites, even the "Field of Dreams"--they're all free in Iowa.
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Iowa's capital city, Des Moines, has emerged as one of the region's most energetic midsize cities.
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Do you ever wonder where the Midwest Living editors love to travel? Our list of 15 editors' picks features everything from busy cities to tranquil retreats -- plus personal stories of our...