- TripBuzz found 62 things to do with kids in or near Urbandale, Iowa, including 51 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Des Moines, West Des Moines, Altoona and Ankeny.
- From Metro Ice Sports Arena to Sapphire Gymnastics Academy, the Urbandale area offers 49 different types of family activities, including: Movie Theaters, Gymnastics, Parks and Historic Sites.
- Featuring over 850 acres of parkland and thirty miles of scenic hiking and walking trails, the city of Urbandale is an outdoor lovers dream. Visitors can enjoy outdoor splendor mixed with history when visiting the city's Living History Farms. The city is also home to the Des Moines Buccaneers hockey team, who play at the local Buccaneer arena, a must see for any sports fan.
Located in the historic Sherman Hill district, the Hoyt Sherman Place is one of the most highly acclaimed venues for events in Des Moines. The elegant home was built in 1877 and has individual rooms to host small events or large banquets.
Celebrating the accomplishment of past, present, and future Iowans, the Iowa Hall of Pride is a nice ode to the state's residents. See local art, sculptures, videos, pictures, and written works from the state's most accomplished residents.
Located in a historic brick building, Kum & Go Theater - Des Moines showcases performances from various theater companies and entertainers in the area. These performances range from Broadway musicals to burlesque.
80% 861 votes
909 Robert D. Ray Drive, Des Moines, IA 50309 MoreLess Info
See more than 1000 varieties of plants at the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden Center in Iowa. The domed conservatory includes a tropical garden, desert garden and sculptures under one roof.
67% 9 votes
221 Walnut Street, Des Moines, IA 50309 MoreLess Info
A cultural center for the city of Des Moines, the Des Moines Performing Arts â€' Civic Center hosts an array of arts productions, including dance, theater, and others. The Civic Center also hosts educational events.
77% 431 votes
401 W Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway, Des Moines, IA 50309 MoreLess Info
Science Center of Iowa includes a science museum and IMAX dome theater. Admission includes hands-on science experiments, as well as live demonstrations and programs about everything from chemistry to astronomy.