- 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.
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Science Center of Iowa, 401 W Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway, Des Moines, IA 50309 MoreLess Info
The Blank IMAX Dome Theater is an IMAX movie theater that is situated within the Science Center of Iowa. The theater has seats that are angled at 35 degrees so that every seat in the theater faces the screen.
The growth and development of Iowa is displayed through numerous exhibits at the State Historical Museum. Historic artifacts and documents show many stories of the people of Iowa along side the natural history of the region.
6925 Mills Civic Pkwy, Unit 110, Jordan Creek Town Center, West Des Moines, IA 50266 MoreLess Info
Located indoors, Glow Golf provides visitors with a 54-hole miniature golf course with glow-in-the-dark obstacles. In addition to miniature golf, the center has a laser maze where kids can navigate through laser beams.
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101 Jordan Creek Parkway, West Des Moines, IA 50266 MoreLess Info
Part of the Cinemark theater chain, the Century 20 Jordan Creek is a movie theater multiplex that shows primarily first run Hollywood movies with fully digital video and sound. The theater offers a variety of concession options.
At Fleur Cinema & Cafe, visitors can watch a mix of independent, foreign, and blockbuster flicks in digital projection. In addition to movie theater popcorn, the concession stand offers alcoholic beverages and coffee to take into the theater.
Opened in 1997, West Grand Golf is a driving range and mini golf center that provides a number of amenities for the use of its golf enthusiast guests. The center also offers private lessons taught by a PGA Professional instructor.