Welcome to Des Moines

Des Moines, meaning 'of the monks' not 'in the corn' as the surrounding fields might suggest, is Iowa's sleepy capital. The town does have a wowser of a state capitol and one of the nation's best state fairs. Pause, but then get out and see the rest of Iowa

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