Iowa has a pretty buzzy bar scene. With local eateries, hole-in-the-wall taverns and modern restaurants galore, there’s certainly no shortage of cocktails and light bite specials to enjoy all across the state. Here’s where to go to enjoy some of the best happy hours in Des Moines.
Author: Kyley Warren
Best Mural Walls for Instagram
Iowa has a pretty expansive art scene—one which is often celebrated best through local murals and public art displays. Regardless of what city you’re in, you’re bound to find an artsy wall mural or display that you can connect to. Here are some of Iowa’s best murals to visit and snap a pic in front of—for Instagram, of course.
Best Des Moines Breweries
Tap into Iowa’s thriving beer and spirits scene by visiting any number of Des Moines’ top breweries. With unique ales and an extensive selection of craft beer offerings, anyone can indulge in an authentic taste of the state. Here are some of the very best Des Moines breweries.
Best S’mores in Iowa
Celebrate National S’mores Day in style with a trip to one of Iowa’s many popular dessert spots. Here are some of the best places to indulge in a s’mores-centric treat.
Best Waterfront Dining
Nothing pairs better with a good meal quite like a great view—and Iowa has no shortage of either. Here are some of the best waterfront dining options to visit on your next night out.
Best Spots to Picnic
Few things scream summer quite like a quaint, outdoor picnic or barbecue. And fortunately, Iowa’s landscape boasts miles of gorgeous, untouched land that’s perfect for picnicking. Here are a few of the best spots to picnic in Iowa this summer.
How to Celebrate Father’s Day in Iowa
Father’s Day is just around the corner. Luckily, Iowa is set to host a number of different events that are sure to make your day with your dad completely unforgettable. Here’s how to best celebrate Father’s Day in Iowa.
Ways to Celebrate Memorial Day Weekend
Memorial Day is just around the corner, and that means the season of outdoor barbecues, endless pool days, and unforgettable memories with family and friends are just around the corner. Kick off summer right with these fun ways to celebrate Memorial Day weekend.
Iowa’s Best Botanical Gardens
Thanks to Iowa’s expansive selection of public gardens, botanical gardens and arboretums, visitors and locals alike can get a glimpse of the state’s gorgeous spring season year-round. Here are some of Iowa’s best botanical gardens to visit.
Guide to Antiquing in Iowa
Iowa has a culture and history like no other—and the best way to take in all of the state’s unique charm is at one of its many antique shops. Here’s a guide to antiquing in Iowa.