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Valley Junction
Valley Junction
Attraction type: Historic Sites
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Raccoon River Park
Raccoon River Park
Attraction type: Parks
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Jordan House
Jordan House
Owner description: The Jordan House, a stately Victorian home of Italianate Gothic design, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is a member of the National Underground Railroad... more Owner description: The Jordan House, a stately Victorian home of Italianate Gothic design, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is a member of the National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom Program. It is one of the oldest structures in Polk Country and the oldest in West Des Moines. Built by one of West Des Moines’ first settlers, James C. Jordan, the house today serves both as a museum for West Des Moines and as the office of West Des Moines Historical Society. The sixteen period rooms serve as a fitting backdrop of displaying the many antique treasures gathered from the rich heritage of West Des Moines. Visitors will also be interested in both the Underground Railroad Exhibit and the many artifacts from the regular railroad which played an important role in the early years of West Des Moines. One hour guided tours are offered beginning at 11am and then again at 1pm. Doors open 15 minutes before tour begins. Dates of tours: Memorial Day-Labor Day: Friday, Saturday and Sunday Labor Day-Memorial Day: Friday and Sunday less
Attraction type: Historic Sites; History Museums
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Walnut Woods State Park
Walnut Woods State Park
Attraction type: Forests; State Parks
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Artisan Gallery 218
Artisan Gallery 218
Attraction type: Art Galleries
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Mi Patria Ecuadorian Restaurant
Mi Patria Ecuadorian Restaurant
Price: $1 - $20
Cuisines: Latin, Ecuadorean
Good for: Large groups, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Waterfront Seafood Market
Waterfront Seafood Market
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Sushi, Soups
Good for: Large groups, Kids, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Full Bar, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
The Cheesecake Factory
The Cheesecake Factory
Price: $15 - $30
Cuisines: American, Grill
Good for: Large groups, Kids, Families with children, Bar scene, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Biaggi's Ristorante Italiano
Biaggi's Ristorante Italiano
Price: $5 - $10
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Romantic, Large groups, Kids, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Full Bar, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Firebirds Wood Fired Grill
Firebirds Wood Fired Grill
Price: $21 - $30
Cuisines: Steakhouse, Seafood, American
Good for: Romantic, Local cuisine, Large groups, Kids, Families with children, Business meetings, Bar scene, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Nearby recommended accommodations:

AmericInn Lodge & Suites Grimes
2.0 of 5
AmericInn Lodge & Suites Grimes
$100 - $155
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Grimes
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WoodSpring Suites Ankeny
2.5 of 5
WoodSpring Suites Ankeny
$55 - $225
Ranked #10 of 13 Hotels in Ankeny
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Hilton Garden Inn West Des Moines
3.0 of 5
Hilton Garden Inn West Des Moines
$128 - $209
Ranked #1 of 22 Hotels in West Des Moines
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Hampton Inn Des Moines-West
3.0 of 5
Hampton Inn Des Moines-West
$122 - $256
Ranked #2 of 22 Hotels in West Des Moines
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Hampton Inn & Suites West Des Moines/SW Mall Area
2.5 of 5
Hampton Inn & Suites West Des Moines/SW Mall Area
$129 - $278
Ranked #3 of 22 Hotels in West Des Moines
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

Nearby recommended accommodations:

Hotel Renovo
4.0 of 5
Hotel Renovo
$124 - $261
Ranked #3 of 11 Hotels in Urbandale
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