Ultimate Guide to Summer in Des Moines

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

In + Around Des Moines

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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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