Hampton Inn Des Moines-West
Check rates and availability for this hotel
Find the best prices for Hampton Inn Des Moines-West from our 10 partners. Show all partners
Travel Blogs from West Des Moines
... the early 90's. Here's an interesting side note. The band is known as the ISUCF"V"MB, which stands for Iowa State University Cyclone Football "Varsity" Marching Band. The story is that when Earl Bruce was the football coach in the late 70's, he was surprised to see a few band members changing in the football locker room. He told them that they had to get out because it was the varsity locker room. When one bold soul replied, "Well, we're ...
... of 5th graders Aussie slang at Aunt Marcia's school, road in a combine to pick the corn, and carved up a Halloween storm. We will be sad to leave our Iowa family, but are looking forward to visiting cousins on the east coast. Thanks Ruby and Marcia for your hospitality, and to all our family...love ...
... dome. We also went to the Iowa State Historical Museum after leaving the
capital bldg, and it had several exhibits about Iowa State history - a beautiful building and well worth the stop.
Then we went to a great little bistro just down the street from the Iowa capital, called
The Continental, in an old historic bldg in East Village - GREAT food! The starters (tapas) are excellent and are a meal in themselves.
We toured ...
Andrew and I will be leaving Iowa soon. This blog is where I will be posting all of the information on our adventures. We hope many of you will follow along as we set off on a new phase of life and to the other side of the world!!!
I will start sharing pictures soon as well as share what's going on for ...
... luck and headed for Omaha, NE, where Heidi and
Mike live. The owner said he spent a cool million dollars to start up
his new business.
We ran into quite a wind and rain storm on
Interstate 80 heading west to Omaha and unfortunately, the truck drivers
were passing lots of cars in the fast lane, which made the drive even
that more treacherous. After ...