Tag: Living in Des Moines

A to Z Des Moines Guide for Families

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Whether you need a change of pace, somewhere new to take the kids, or a fabulous off-the-beaten-track place to take your out-of-town visitors, look...

15 Things I Love About Iowa and Des Moines

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When I travel out of state, and someone asks me where I am from, I only recently started saying, "Des Moines, Iowa."  Before, my...

A Summer Day in Des Moines

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This time of year just beckons for adventure. Often that means hopping in the car for a road trip to new and faraway places...

We Love Polk City: A Guide to Des Moines Neighborhoods

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Polk City is a small town with all the benefits of big city living. It provides a close-knit community with access to all the amenities of the metro.

We Love Urbandale: A Guide to Des Moines Area Neighborhoods

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Urbandale is located in the central area of Des Moines, just slightly west of the city proper. Here's why it's a great place to raise a family.

We Love Waterbury: A Guide to Des Moines Neighborhoods

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Waterbury neighborhood is centrally located on the west side of the city of Des Moines. It has charming older homes and mature trees.

We Love Johnston: A Guide to Des Moines Neighborhoods

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Johnston is a growing community located on the north side of the Des Moines metro. It has more than a dozen parks and miles of trails.

We Love West Des Moines: A Guide to Des Moines Neighborhoods

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West Des Moines is located at the crossroads of Interstates 35 and 80. With easy access to I-235 and 80/35, its convenient location makes it a great location wherever you may work or play.

We Love Ankeny: A Guide to Des Moines Area Neighborhoods

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Ankeny is a small-town community with the amenities of a larger city, making it one of the top 10 towns for families, according to Family Circle Magazine.

We Love Grimes: A Guide to Des Moines Area Neighborhoods

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Grimes is on the northwest side of Des Moines. It has the convenience of living in a metro area and the sense of community provided in a small town.