Iowa's capital city, Des Moines has evolved into a sophisticated weekend destination with reasonable prices. Parks and trails round out boutique shops and independent restaurants: http://www.midwestliving.com/travel/iowa/des-moines/two-day-getaway-to-des-moines/ #desmoines #iowa #travel
Think that Des Moines is not synonymous with metropolitan? You'd be wrong. Check out the things to do on a couples getaway to Des Moines, IA that will make you think you were transplanted to the "big city" with all the "small town" niceties.
10 great things to do in Des Moines, including the John and Mary Pappajohn Sculpture Park, architecture and history tours and the Iowa State Fair! http://www.midwestliving.com/blog/travel/10-great-things-to-do-des-moines/