Kirkwood Civic Center Hotel

Address: 400 Walnut Street, Des Moines, Iowa, 50309, United States | Hotel
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Location

This hotel, located on 400 Walnut Street, Des Moines, is near Des Moines Botanical Center, State Historical Museum, Court Avenue, and Downtown Farmers Market.
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Travel Blogs from Des Moines

Day 2: 4 states, 27 degrees, many white knuckles

A travel blog entry by freedom50plus on Feb 20, 2015

2 comments, 8 photos

... of the condition of the on/off ramps kept us going, though slooooowly.
Other than that, I saw a car manufacturing plant in Flint with the most smoke stacks ever, I had my first crossing of the mighty Mississippi River (maybe at its most narrow point at Le Clair, IL), saw loads of farms in Iowa, drove my first two hours of the trip, and witnessed Bob master the new iExit app on my phone to find the best hotel here in the lovely Des Moines, Iowa. Oh yeah, and finished at +3 ...

On Our Way

A travel blog entry by lela.engman on Feb 15, 2015

2 comments, 4 photos

We took the plunge and pulled out of the driveway. The house was pretty well emptied and Freddie was filled to near capacity with The Liitle Gulp firmly fastened to her car dolly. We had agonized over the weather reports (-25 wind chills with near blizzard wind gusts on Valentine's Day) and decided to wait it out until Sunday. Well, here we were. It was time to go.

With -5 registering on the thermometer, we dressed in boots, hats, mittens ...

What do you mean there's a silent "S"??

A travel blog entry by carllord on Nov 14, 2014

- Woke Up to my car almost being towed - Argued with a gentleman that i was allowed to be there -Got in my car and peeled out -Got a speeding ticket about 3 minutes out -Started Loathing this trip -Got to Des Moines -Mother called saying there was a family emergency -Had to cut the trip short but still having all the requirements for the ...

"We're not in Kansas anymore Toto"

A travel blog entry by sian311 on Sep 19, 2014

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In Des Moines we visited the Saturday morning farmers markets. This market showcases and sells locally grown and handmade produce. They also had some impressive live music performances.

Later in the day we browsed the shops in the historic district and then spent some time at Des Moines annual International Food and Music festival. We tried different foods ...

Texas Stars v Wild

A travel blog entry by jthesq on Nov 01, 2013

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... on Saturday Des Moines, IA – The Iowa Wild (5-2-0-0, 10 points) defeated the Texas Stars (5-4-2-0, 12 points) 4-2 in front of 5,609 fans at Wells Fargo Arena on Friday night. Forward Erik Haula scored a pair of power-play goals helping Iowa beat Texas in the first meeting between the two clubs. Forwards Taylor Matson and Jason Zucker also scored, as Iowa connected for three power-play goals. Iowa goalie Darcy Kuemper (3-2-0) made ...