- Our list of the best things to do in West Des Moines, Iowa, features the top 84 nearby activities — including 35 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- West Des Moines, IA has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Entertainment & Shows, Outdoor Places, Museums & Galleries, and Amusement.
- The results below include the top 16 things to do within the city of West Des Moines, IA , followed by 68 popular activities in nearby cities, including Des Moines, Urbandale, Ankeny, Indianola, Altoona, Winterset, Madrid and Johnston
At the beautiful Sugar Grove Vineyards, guests will enjoy the incredible view of rolling hills and wildlife as they drink the delicious wines produced there. Events include dinner shows, outdoor concerts, and private parties.
The Brunnier Art Museum, located in Ames, Iowa features a perminate collection as well as rotating exhibits browered from private collections and other museums. A nice variety of interesting items is always available for viewing.
Forever memorialized in the novel, 'The Bridges of Madison County,' Roseman Bridge is one of several beautiful covered bridges in Winterset, Iowa. It is a popular photography location, especially in the full autumnal splendor of September, October and early November,
One of the largest American public universities, Iowa State University is located in Ames. Its most highly regarded programs are computer science, information systems, chemistry, biology and engineering. Notable faculty include chemistry professor Daniel Scheckmann, recipient of the 2011 Nobel Prize in Chemistr…
Near the beautiful Iowa State campus, Veenker Memorial Golf Course is surrounded by beautiful Iowa trees and is constructed on flat and sloping land for variation. The course includes walking paths, a driving range, and the ability to ski, snowboard, or sled in over 4 inches of snow.