- TripBuzz discovered 54 different types of activities for couples in the Ankeny area, including Other Adventures (like High Trestle Trail), Movie Theaters (like Springwood 9 Theaters), Music Venue (like Cabaret Bar & Patio) and Theaters (like Ankeny Community Theatre), and much more.
- We discovered a total of 84 date ideas in or near Ankeny, Iowa, including 75 fun or romantic activities in nearby cities within 25 miles like Des Moines, Ames, West Des Moines and Urbandale.
Visit the colorful and inventive National Balloon Museum in Indianola, Iowa to celebrate one of the most adrenaline rushing activities known to man! Enjoy pictures, demonstrations, and the science behind hot air ballooning, as well as a look at a full hot air balloon up close and personal.
Featuring the 6.5-acre McFarland Lake, McFarland Park provides 5.5 miles of trails suitable for hiking and biking. It can be used for fishing, picnicking, camping and exploring the woodland, tallgrass prairie and stream habitats located in the park.
Named for benefactors Mr. and Mrs. William Buxton, Buxton Park is situated on 5.4 acres and is home to a butterfly garden, arboretum and ornamental fountain. It provides benches, a gazebo and a trail suitable for biking and walking.
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7852 Jesup Street, Indianola, IA 50125 MoreLess Info
Winning awards for its creative wines, La Vida Loca Winery is a local favorite with much to offer. With Dinner on the Deck events held throughout the summer, guests have the opportunity to try a variety of different wine pairings.
A movie theater with seven auditoriums, Paramount 7 Theatres displays first-run feature films using digital projection and sound. The theater offers RealD 3D movies, birthday party hosting and a snack bar with food and drinks.
Visitors to Iowa wanting a unique point of view can take a ride with National Balloon Classic. The company offers solo or group hot air balloon rides, as well as areas for spectators to watch the balloons while enjoying a picnic.