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The internationally acclaimed Iowa State Fair is the single largest event in the state of Iowa and... more
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A wide variety of animals are housed in natural settings at this 22-acre, relatively small zoo,... more
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The King's House in Salisbury, England, was the inspiration for this Tudor mansion.
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This internationally acclaimed museum houses impressive works by artists of the 19th and 20th... more
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Des Moines' cutting edge, hip neighborhood.
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Reputed for its huge collection of the Midwest's ornamental and native plants, this 14-acre center... more
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Right in the heart of the city is a half-block long blaze of beauty - Better Homes and Gardens'... more
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The Norman E. Borlaug Hall of Laureates - home of The World Food Prize - is a public museum,... more
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Historic Governor's mansion.