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Full confession: I’ve lived in Des Moines for nine years and have never tried a classic Midwest fried pork tenderloin sandwich. Until this week.

There are...

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Iowa’s capital becomes the political epicenter of America every four years, thanks to the Iowa Caucuses (February 1 this year). More than 1,600 credentialed media...

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Iowa's capital is known for being home to the State Fair, but Des Moines also gives artists, foodies and explorers plenty to love.

1) John and Mary...

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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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Politicians and 4-H'ers find plenty to do in Des Moines, home to both the capitol and state fair. High-end eats and fine art balance produce vendors at the farmers market and thrills at the...
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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.