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Address: 305 34th Ave NW, Des Moines, IA 50009
Phone Number: (800) 910-5382
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Beautiful tree filled park

I love to support traditional amusement parks, and Adventureland definitely get my support. The park opens into a very quaint Main Street reminiscent of Disney, then meanders... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 29, 2015
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

I love to support traditional amusement parks, and Adventureland definitely get my support. The park opens into a very quaint Main Street reminiscent of Disney, then meanders through trees, gardens, rivers, and a lagoon. Rides are spaced throughout the park under trees and little inlets. I enjoyed the ski lift style cable ride over there trees. Park is immaculate and... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Memorial Day weekend was a great time to visit. No waiting in long lines and extra time on the rides.

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Geneva, Illinois, United States
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177 reviews 177 reviews
73 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Has the rides, the cheap food and a few corny sites. You take the kids, you have fun and then you go home. Disneyland or dismeyworld? No.

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norman,ok
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139 reviews 139 reviews
48 attraction reviews
123 helpful votes 123 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

we picked des moines so my 4-7 year old nieces would have apark to go to , really 10-6 on an amusement park? The water park end was completely closed? although we went memorial day weekend. the carnies that run the place are just that, transient types who live in travel trailers on the ground with an average age of... More 

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Des Moines, Iowa
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24 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

My grandchildren love Adventureland! Plenty for our young ones to do. The park is well maintained and staff is helpful and friendly. I can't wait for them to be old enough to ride the Tornado with me.

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92 reviews 92 reviews
15 attraction reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

I visited today 3may15, a Sunday at opening and got 21 rides in 2 hours! I go to theme parks for the rides, not to stand around, and adventure land, on the right day/time is a sure winner, even better with a years pass at $120. Saves the $10 parking fee too! On the third trip to adventure land on... More 

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Des Moines, Iowa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Kids will like. Kind of boring for adults. Of course, Des Moines is a smaller city so it won't have gigantic thrilling rides. Parking is easy in and out. Admission prices are reasonable.

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Iowa
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30 reviews 30 reviews
19 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Wonderful day get away. Has a nice water park that's included in the cost of the park admission. Not overly crowded. Well laid out. Pricey food as with any park.

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43 reviews 43 reviews
9 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015 via mobile

We try to visit Adventureland at least once a summer. We enjoy the rides & the fact you never have to wait very long in line. The grounds are well maintained & the employees are always courteous. This past summer I took 6 kids, ages 1-15 & they all had a blast. {we went to Disney World years ago &... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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7 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

While Adventureland is no Six Flags or Worlds of Fun, it is still an enjoyable place to go to, especially for teenagers or families with young kids.

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