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Adventureland

Des Moines, IA
(800) 910-5382
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Ranked #8 of 41 attractions in Des Moines
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Type: Amusement/ Theme Parks, Water Parks
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Indianola, Iowa
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

Adventureland has been named one of ten of the best amusement parks. It is a lot of fun. Like all parks, the price is high but, you go in and ride all day and watch shows so, it pays for itself.

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Urbandale
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

This theme park is fine for families and teens. Rides include children's and adult age. Water park is defiantly worth a visit. Very clean and fun. There is also small child oriented water play areas, as well as a nice wave pool. Arrive early on weekends, as it often fills to capacity and you won't get in without a wait!

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Des Moines
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

For the price, the amusement park isn't a great deal. It's only slightly cheaper than the larger amusement parks in neighboring states, but with much less for rides and attractions. However, the new waterpark addition is more than I expected it would be- lots of rides and lots of variety of rides.

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Iowa City, Iowa
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75 reviews 75 reviews
23 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

Our grandchildren really enjoy Adventureland, and when we stay all night, and they can stay at the hotel and swim, they are thrilled.

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

We spent a full day enjoying the park with family. The eight grandchildren had a grand time enjoying all the kiddie rides. While the older ones rode the roller coaster the younger ones enjoyed the circus acts. This attraction has a wide appeal.

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albia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
7 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

Been there countless times. Affordable and an hour from where we reside in Iowa. Best days to go in the heat of the summer are Tuesday's. Not as crowded (still a lot of people) as other days which makes it easier when you have 4 kids running wild. The water park is where my kids spent most of there time... More

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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150 reviews 150 reviews
129 attraction reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2013

Been there hundreds of times from growing up in Iowa. They are always getting new rides and now even have a waterpark. No, it doesn't have some great theme like Disney, but there are many rides of all kinds. Could be busy for days there. Plus, rarely are the lines long.

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Iowa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Has a great water park and fun rides. Great place to spend a day for all ages.you will want to stay for many hours so pack a lunch and eat at the picnic tables outside the park to save some money.

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Plattsmouth, Nebraska, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

Fun amusement park with rides for all ages. Good for extended families as they have attractions for little, little ones to senior citizens. We really enjoyed the water park and slides that was recently added. The coasters are so so but over all fun. Really have always had a fun time at Adventureland.

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Cameron
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

Very Good Park, Family Friendly, short lines, the water park is a plus, very nice BIG kid area. Also has a shop where you can purchase swimsuits if needed. We are making plans to go back next summer.

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