I barely got to see the larger part of Des Moines on a visit to a local neighborhood with friends, but I was impressed with my brief view of the Iowa State Capitol Building there. It was also fun to see the signature farmland of Iowa outside the town. (2016)
A view of downtown Des Moines.
The five-domed Iowa State Capitol Building is a signature part of the Des Moines skyline.
Here you see a bit more of the downtown area near the Des Moines River that runs through it.
You can see much of the signature farmland settings of
Iowa as you drive in to Des Moines.