- TripBuzz discovered 54 different types of activities for couples in the West Des Moines area, including Mini Golf (like West Grand Golf), Art Gallery (like Olson-Larsen Gallerie's), Bowling (like Val Lanes Recreation Center Corp) and Ballets (like The Pointe Academy of Ballet & Contemporary Dance), and much more.
- We discovered a total of 74 date ideas in or near West Des Moines, Iowa, including 59 fun or romantic activities in nearby cities within 25 miles like Des Moines, Indianola, Ankeny and Urbandale.
Motorsport fans come to the Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa for hours of hi-octane, adrenaline-fueled fun. The Raceway hosts a variety of races, monster truck rallies, demolition derbies and concerts.
Small and large groups, as well as private parties, are comfortably accommodated at Cardinal Lanes, which features 20 lanes and offers everything from bumper bowling to Disco bowling with music and colorful lights in the dark.
Experience truly fresh dairy products at the Maytag Dairy Farm in Newton, Iowa. The farm's flagship product is Maytag Bleu Cheese, which is sold throughout the United States and is one of the finest cheeses produced in the country.
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Providing real NASCAR cars, Richard Petty Driving Experience allows visitors to race 50 laps on a speedway. The crew provides special training first before letting the visitor take the car out for a ride.
The Newton Community Theatre features quality theatre productions for guests of all ages. Past productions have included Les Miserables, A Christmas Carol, Annie, My Fair Lady, and It's a Wonderful Life, among many others.
Preserved and maintained by the Iowa Historical Society, the Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad is a working rail line and mobile museum that offers rides on vintage locomotives. It is open seasonally and closes each winter.
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.
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With a 7/8th mile paved, oval track, visitors at Rusty Wallace Racing Experience- Iowa Speedway can take an instructional class before heading to the track for laps. Visitors can choose to ride along with a professional or drive solo.
Iowa's largest lake, Lake Red Rock, is located within an hour's drive from Des Moines. The lake spans 15,000 acres, with an additional 35,000 acres of coastland. It is a popular destination for hiking, swimming, fishing and kayaking.