des moines tour group

Des Moines' favorite tour team

5 Reasons to Choose Us

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Groups from small to large

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Tour experiences available daily

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Local Guides who love what they do

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100% Support of local businesses and artisans

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No hidden booking 


Top 6 Des Moines Tours
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Meet the Tour Team

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The Iowa Tour Company Story

Iowa Tour Company is a local business offering unique culinary and history tours to discover Des Moines and Iowa. Our tour guides are local knowledgeable residents who are expert passionate foodies and history buffs. We arrange everything for private local tours offered daily for small to large groups. 


Our fun and affordable walking tours lead you through the districts of Des Moines like the popular historic Sherman Hill and East Village shopping and dining district. Our citywide history tours include transportation as you learn our history including the capitol of insurance in the midwest plus our cultural past. Our VIP culinary tours let you discover the top locally owned chef creations at restaurants in the hottest districts in Des Moines. Our city sightseeing tours introduce our guests to Sherman Hill, Western Gateway, Downtown, Ingersoll Avenue area and the popular East Village dining and shopping district. Explore Des Moines with Iowa Tour Company to see why it is rated one of the best cities in the United States. Explore Des Moines with Iowa Tour Company to see why it is rated one of the best cities in the United States.


Guests can customize a tour experience for a group afternoon away, night out, special occasion celebration, company team outing or weekend things to do in Des Moines. Our team will help you create an adult birthday celebration, bridal shower, rehearsal dinner, girls night out, guys night out, class reunion, family reunion, alumni event or if you are new to Des Moines.