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Terrace Hill

This opulent 1869 Victorian mansion, a National Historic Landmark and home of Iowa's governor, was built by Iowa's first millionaire, Benjamin F. Allen. Restored to the late 1800s period, it overlooks downtown Des Moines and is situated on eight acres with a recreated Victorian formal garden.

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Salisbury House

This 42-room mansion was modeled after the King's House in Salisbury, England. Built in the 1920s by the Weeks family, the home contains authentic 16th century English oak, extensive flintwork and rafters dating to Shakespeare'

Des Moines, IA Famous Homes

Wallace House

Restored Italianate Victorian was home of the first Henry Wallace -- national leader in agriculture and conservation, and editor of Wallaces' Farmer. Exhibits include "Uncle Henry's Des Moines, 1880-1920", the Wallace era of Wallaces'

Des Moines, IA Famous Homes

Iowa State Fairgrounds

The Iowa State Fair, held each August, is Iowa's largest tourism event and the cornerstone event of more than 160 activities held year-round on these 400

Des Moines, IA Fairgrounds

Things to do near Des Moines, IA

River Bend Municipal Golf Course

Course Access: PublicHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: 10 days...

Greene County Historical Society Museum

Displays of early county history, Native American artifacts, Civil War memorabilia, early transportation. Exhibits dedicated ...

American Legion Memorial Golf Course

Course Access: PublicHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 3 days...

Woodland Hills Golf Course -North

Course Access: PublicHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 2 days...

Jester Park Golf Club -Jester Park

Course Access: PublicHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 7 days...