For keen gardeners and plant lovers a visit to the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden is a must. Situated in downtown Des Moines, the garden is a wonderful, fragrant oasis all year round. In the depths of winter when the snow is on the ground, you can.
The seven villages comprising the Amana Colonies, located on the prairie of east-central Iowa, are vibrant, historical communities. A German religious group settled the Amana Colonies in the The brick, stone and clapboard homes draw tourists .