The Des Moines Buccaneers – Des Moines, Iowa

 The Des Moines Buccaneers - Des Moines The Des Moines Buccaneers - Des Moines, Iowa is a tier 1 junior hockey team. They play in the West Division of the USHL. The Buccaneers' home ice is the 95KGGO Arena. What could me more appropriate than … [Read more...]

Terrace Hill – Des Moines, Iowa

  Terrace Hill - Des Moines, Iowa This 1869 opulent and excellent example of Second Empire architecture is now the home of Iowa’s governor. Built by B. F. Allen, Iowa’s first millionaire, and then lived in by the Frederick M. Hubbell … [Read more...]

Science Center Of Iowa – Des Moines, Iowa

  Science Center Of Iowa - Des Moines, Iowa Visitors can experience hands-on, interactive types of exhibits and learn about the physical and life sciences. The Digitstar Planetarium, Challenger Learning Center where one can pretend to be an … [Read more...]

Salisbury House – Des Moines, Iowa

   Salisbury House - Des Moines, Iowa This 42-room mansion was built in the 1920s by Carl and Edith Weeks. It was modeled after an old building in Salisbury, England known as the King’s House. Authentic 16th century English oak, rafters … [Read more...]

Wallace House – Des Moines, Iowa

   Wallace House - Des Moines, Iowa This 1882 Italianate Victorian home was the residence of the first Henry A. Wallace from 1895 until 1916 while Wallace was editor of Wallaces Farmer, a magazine devoted to agricultural and conservation … [Read more...]

Iowa State Fair – Des Moines, Iowa

  Iowa State Fairgrounds - Des Moines, Iowa The Iowa State Fair, held during the middle of August for eleven days, is America’s classic fair and is considered to be Iowa’s largest tourism event. It is the most important of the over … [Read more...]

Iowa State Capitol Building – Des Moines, Iowa

    Iowa State Capitol Building - Des Moines, Iowa The Iowa State Capitol Building in Des Moines, Iowa was built between 1871 and 1886. This magnificent building represents, both inside and out, one of the nation's finest examples of 19th century … [Read more...]

Iowa Events Center – Des Moines, Iowa

   Iowa Events Center - Des Moines, Iowa This is the public complex in downtown Des Moines consisting of Wells Fargo Arena, Vets Auditorium, Hy-Vee Hall and the Polk County Convention Complex. Area events are held at one of the above … [Read more...]

Iowa Energy Basketball – Des Moines, Iowa

    Iowa Energy Basketball - Des Moines, Iowa An NBA Development League playing in Des Moines, the first minor league basketball team to play in Des Moines for a full season since the Des Moines Dragons. The games are played in the … [Read more...]

Iowa Cubs Baseball – Des Moines, Iowa

    Iowa Cubs Baseball - Des Moines, Iowa - The Iowa Cubs are the Triple-A affilate of the Chicago Cubs. The Iowa Cubs play their home games at Principal Park in downtown Des Moines and are a member of the Pacific Coast League. … [Read more...]