Ultimate Guide to Summer in Des Moines

More than 75 family activities for backyard fun, exploring, and more.

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Summer Fun in DSM

Check out activities for the whole family!

Let the kids play outside and burn off some energy with these ideas!

Pack up the car and hit the road to explore our great state. 

Des Moines is home to some amazing murals. Tour the city and see them all!

Des Moines WEATHER

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75.6 ° F
79 °
73 °
69 %
2.5mph
20 %
Mon
82 °
Tue
83 °
Wed
80 °
Thu
78 °
Fri
81 °

Things To Do

Backyard July 4 Celebration Ideas

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My absolute favorite holiday is July 4.. The entire day is spent outside, the food is great, and the beer is cold. It’s also...

Creek-Walking in Des Moines and Central Iowa

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Summer is a great time to get out and explore and get a little wet! From a very young age, my boys loved the outdoors....

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