Des Moines, Washington, United States

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Des Moines, Washington, United States

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Take in the Oceanfront Beauty of Des Moines

The ocean and wildlife create a pretty picture of Des Moines. This walkable and family-friendly city entices travelers with its shopping and live music. Saltwater State Park and Des Moines Marina are a couple of local sights to visit. If you're looking for somewhere to stay with more space, consider a vacation rental—many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities.

Attractions In and Around Des Moines

First time in Des Moines and looking for places to see? Some of the area's family-friendly draws for travelers include Space Needle, Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium and Puyallup Fairgrounds. Visitors searching for nearby cultural experiences can take a trip to Columbia Center and Seattle Great Wheel or spend an enlightening afternoon at Museum of Glass or Museum of Pop Culture. To appreciate the outdoor scene, make time for beaches like Saltwater State Park and Newcastle Beach Park and green spaces such as Russell Road Park and Angle Lake Park.

You can take a shopping trip to Pike Place Market, Nordstrom and Kent Station. Plan to attend a game or event? Get tickets for Emerald Downs or Tacoma Dome. Activities around the area include Des Moines Marina, Port of Tacoma and Foss Waterway Seaport. You might also want to add other must-see places in the region like Safeco Field, CenturyLink Field or Washington State Convention Center to your agenda.