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Principal Park

1 Line Drive, Des Moines, IA 50309
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Ranked #6 of 43 attractions in Des Moines
Type: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields
Traveler Description: Principal Park continues to rate as one of the top minor league facilities in the country. The stadium, which was built prior to the start of the... more »
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

The Iowa Cubs organization really know how to keep you in the game. The park is very fan friendly. They have free water coolers all around the concourse helping to keep the fans hydrated and safe. It is an outdoor event during the summer months so it will be a little hot but once you attend a game and figure... More

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Kingston, IL
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Nice, family friendly park for the Iowa Cubs game. Easy to park and find. Park is right along the river next to several walking paths. During Iowa Cubs games, there is a kids play area for ages 5 and up.

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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Fun, clean ballpark. Enjoy the atmosphere. Great for all age groups. Cant wait to go back again for another ICubs game.

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Panama City, Panama
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173 reviews 173 reviews
26 attraction reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

My visit to Principal Park was for the Cityview Brewfest. What a perfect venue for it! In addition to being outdoors but cool and shaded, you get the grteat views of the statehouse from the stands. A baseball game would have been a nice addition but I would have been too distracted by 400 beers.

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Des Moines, Iowa
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82 reviews 82 reviews
25 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

I live and work in the Des Moines area... funny how I review places all over the globe, but not right here in my own backyard! JUst back from an Iowa Cub day game... my work colleagues and I will often head over to the park for lunch during the work week when they have a day game. As othere... More

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Des Moines, Iowa
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27 reviews 27 reviews
9 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Great venue...groundskeepers, maintenance, vendors all do a fantastic job! No such thing as a bad seat and the prices are reasonable. Team always has some solid talent and provide a great escape from daily life. Great to have a AAA team in town!

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Florida City, Florida
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94 reviews 94 reviews
42 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

A game between the local boys and out-of-towners were playing when I visited this Park with my mom. It was a good place to hang out and enjoy a game. Ample parking. Available facilities, and food.

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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

We went early in the season; not much of a crowd and we froze our first night! Hope to go back when weather and fans are at their peak. We stayed in hotel near airport (Baymont, HIGHLY recommended) and stadium was easy to drive to. Parking in surface lots was very easy in/out. All staff we came into contact with... More

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Des Moines, Iowa
4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

Going to a baseball game at Principal Park is the best. The Iowa Cubs plan in a state-of-the-art facility where you are close to the action and there isn't a bad seat in the park And...the night games often have fireworks. Gotta....GO!

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Omaha, Nebraska
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

Principle Park home of the Cubbies Triple A team offers a great place for a family to take in a ball game at a reasonable price. The park offers great views regardless of where one sits. Kids have an area to play when they get antsy and the park is in a nice location.

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