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The City of West Des Moines, IA

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West Des Moines is a popular city in the state of Iowa with a total of 56,954 residents living there. West Des Moines is ranked as the ninth most populated city in Iowa and the 542nd most populated city in the United States. The largest nearby city to West Des Moines is Des Moines, approximately 9 miles from the city center.

There are several family restaurants in or near West Des Moines, including Panera Bread, Sahar's Continental Shops, Mondo's, Red Lobster and Carlos O'Kelly's Mexican Cafe. For a larger selection of West Des Moines restaurants select our Restaurants tab above.

Visitors and residents can enjoy nearby West Des Moines Museums, Golf Courses, Botanical Gardens and/or Arenas, including the Ponderosa Public Golf Course, Des Moines Art Center, Living History Farms Museum, Blue Course at Willow Creek Golf Course and Waveland Municipal Golf Course. For a more complete list of attractions in or around the city of West Des Moines please click on the Attractions tab above.

The following airport is located in or near West Des Moines:
- Des Moines Intl. Airport (DSM)

West Des Moines, Iowa Climate and Weather

Current Weather in West Des Moines
In the month of January, West Des Moines experiences an average high temperature of 29 degrees Fahrenheit. Low temperaturs in January are usually about 12 degrees with an average rainfall of 1.03 inches.

The seasonal climate varies in West Des Moines with daytime temperatures averaging 82 degrees in the summer, and 33 degrees in the winter months. Visitors can also expect West Des Moines to receive an average of 1.18 inches of rainfall per/month during winter months and 3.95 inches of rainfall per/month in the summer months.

The temperature has been known to get as high as 110 degrees in the summer and as low as -30 degrees in the winter so visitors planning a vacation to West Des Moines should check the weather forecast to determine proper attire prior to departure. Spring and Fall bring average daytime temperatures of 61 degrees, and nighttime lows of 41.


                                                                                    
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West Des Moines, Iowa Attractions

A H Blank Golf Course Des Moines Iowa
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A. H. Blank Golf Course  - Des Moines,
The A. H. Blank Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in Polk County Iowa. Built in 1971, this Des Moines course designed by Larry Packard is open apr 1 to nov 1. Tee times are accepted up to 7 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 515-285-0864. The golf course dress code is as follows: Shirt and shoes required.
Address: 808 County Line Rd, Des Moines, IA 50320
Adventureland Altoona Iowa
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Adventureland  - Altoona,
Adventureland is a family-owned amusement park in Altoona, Iowa. It features over 100 rides, shows and attractions.

 

 

Arie Den Boer Arboretum Des Moines Iowa
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Arie den Boer Arboretum  - Des Moines,
Arie den Boer Arboretum is an arboretum located in the Water Works Park 1,500 acres at 408 Fleur Drive, Des Moines, Iowa. It is open to the public daily.

 

 

Blank Park Zoo Des Moines Iowa
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Blank Park Zoo  - Des Moines,
Blank Park Zoo is a zoo on the south side of Des Moines, Iowa near Fort Des Moines, .

 

 

Blue Course At Willow Creek Golf Course West Des Moines Iowa
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Blue Course at Willow Creek Golf Course  - West Des Moines,
The Blue Course at Willow Creek Golf Course is a 36 hole public golf course in Polk County Iowa. Built in 1980, this West Des Moines course is open all year. For tee time information call the pro shop at 515-285-4558. The golf course dress code is as follows: No dress code.

 


Address: 140 Army Post Rd, West Des Moines, IA 50265
Boone County Golf Course Recreation Area Ogden Iowa
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Boone County Golf Course Recreation Area  - Ogden,
The Boone County Golf Course Recreation Area is a 9 hole public golf course in Boone County Iowa. Built in 1964, this Ogden course designed by Local Personnel is open apr 1 to nov 1. Tee times are accepted by calling the pro shop at 515-353-4237. The golf course dress code is as follows: Shirt and shoes required.

 


Address: 610 H Ave, Ogden, IA 50212
Brenton Arboretum Dallas Center Iowa
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Brenton Arboretum  - Dallas Center,
The Brenton Arboretum 121 acres is a new arboretum and botanical garden in early stages of development, located at 2629 Palo Circle, Dallas Center, Iowa in the US. The Arboretum aims to display all Iowa native trees and shrubs suitable to the site, as well as many other tree species which can grow in central Iowa, and currently contains over 1,500 trees and shrubs. The Brenton Arboretum is a non-profit organization and open to the public.
Briarwood Golf Course Ankeny Iowa
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Briarwood Golf Course  - Ankeny,
The Briarwood Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in Polk County Iowa. Built in 1995, this Ankeny course designed by Gordy Cunninham is open mar 1 to dec 1 - closed on mondays. Tee times are accepted by calling the pro shop at 515-964-4653. The golf course dress code is as follows: No dress code.

 


Address: 3405 NE Trilein Dr, Ankeny, IA 50021
Buxton Park Arboretum Indianola Iowa
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Buxton Park Arboretum  - Indianola,
Buxton Park Arboretum 5.4 acres is an arboretum and botanical garden located at the intersection of North Buxton Street and West Girard Avenue, Indianola, Iowa. It is open to the public without charge.

 

 

Copper Creek Golf Course Pleasant Hill Iowa
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Copper Creek Golf Course  - , Pleasant Hill,
The Copper Creek Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in Polk County Iowa. Built in 1997, this Pleasant Hill course designed by Gordon Cunningham is open mar 1 to oct 31. Tee times are accepted up to 7 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 515-263-1600. The golf course dress code is as follows: No tank tops or cutoffs.
Address: 4815 Copper Creek Dr, Pleasant Hill, IA 50317
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West Des Moines, Iowa Hotels

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Marriott Execustay Pointewest
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Marriott Execustay Pointewest
4601 Pleasant St
Des Moines, IA 50266

 

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Valley West Inn
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Valley West Inn
3535 Westtown Parkway
West Des Moines, IA 52066

 

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Inn At University
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Inn At University
11001 University Ave
Clive, IA 50325

 

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Sheraton West Des Moines Hotel
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Sheraton West Des Moines Hotel
1800 50th St
West Des Moines, IA 50266

 

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Super 8 Clive / W. Des Moines
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Super 8 Clive / W. Des Moines
11414 Forest Ave
Clive, IA 50325

 

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Wildwood Lodge West Des Moines
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Wildwood Lodge West Des Moines
11431 Forest Avenue
Clive, IA 50325

 

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Chase Suite Hotel Des Moines
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Chase Suite Hotel Des Moines
11428 Forest Ave
Clive, IA 50325

 

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Courtyard By Marriott Des Moines West Clive
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Courtyard By Marriott Des Moines West Clive
1520 Nw 114th St
Clive, IA 50325

 

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Days Inn Des Moines/west-clive
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Days Inn Des Moines/west-clive
1600 Nw 114th St
Clive, IA 50325

 

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Best Western Plus Des Moines W
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Best Western Plus Des Moines W
1450 Nw 118th Street
Clive, IA 50325

 

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West Des Moines, Iowa Restaurants

This is a list of West Des Moines Family Restaurants with addresses and phone numbers, including Seafood and Fast Foods & Carry Out. Happy Dining!

 
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Sahar's Continental Shops
4100 Westown Parkway
West Des Moines, IA 50266
(515)225-3197
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Panera Bread
4150 Westown Parkway Suite 202
West Des Moines, IA 50266
(515)221-0888
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Carlos O'Kelly's Mexican Cafe
4055 Westown Parkway
West Des Moines, IA 50266
(515)225-4321
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Mondo's
4001 Westown Parkway
West Des Moines, IA 50266
(515)327-9000
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Red Lobster
3838 Westown Pkwy
W Des Moines, IA 50266
(515)226-2150
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Red Lobster Restaurants
3838 Westown Parkway
West Des Moines, IA 50266
(515)226-2150
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BUCA Di Beppo
4801 Westown Parkway
West Des Moines, IA 50266
(515)224-6342
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Olive Garden Italian Restaurant
3600 Westown Parkway
West Des Moines, IA 50266
(515)224-0824
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Romano's Macaroni Grill
4502 University Avenue
West Des Moines, IA 50266
(515)267-8400
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Palmers Deli & Market
4949 Westown Parkway Suite 180
West Des Moines, IA 50266
(515)223-0123
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