As Iowa's capital city, Des Moines is a hub of government action, business activity and cultural affairs. With a Metro population of 569,633 residents, Des Moines is a bustling metropolis. But though we have big city bustle, we're extremely proud of our small town atmosphere. Our community offers quality schools, superb public services, and friendly neighborhoods. Truly the best of both worlds!
What to do in Des Moines, IA
Des Moines is everything you want to find in a city - it's a Friday night at a play, a Saturday morning at the Des Moines Farmers' Market, a night at your favorite restaurant, or a relaxing time at a laid back music venue. Enjoy a shopping trip to an East Village boutique, or an inspired trip through a downtown sculpture park. This city is also everything you don't expect - it's easy to get around and easy to park. Here you can feel safe, and at home.