1. You’ll Get To See Different Neighborhoods
Discover the vibrant and unique districts in Des Moines as we share the local stories. We welcome long time residents to be a tourist in their own city as well as new visitors. We tour original historic districts like our Downtown where we share the food, drinks, art and history of this unique area. We tour neighborhoods that are rich in history like the East Village and Sherman Hill. We can also share the newer districts like the Western Gateway where there are eclectic new restaurants, bars and historic landmarks.
2. You’ll Get A Taste of History
Discover the interesting past that has created the city that Des Moines is today. Our local tour hosts share the stories about the city’s beginning, Fort Des Moines and the financial significance of the worldwide insurance hub. Discover the past stories which included a tales of bootlegging, gambling and other vices with our expert local tour guides.
3. You’ll Get To Discover ‘New To You’
Discover the Des Moines places and stories that you haven’t experienced before. Our tours share the little known districts and the historic East Village which is growing again. Our culinary tour hosts know the newest chef created restaurants and specialize in crafting experiences to showcase the best food with our guests. Our team can even share the unique artistic galleries, street murals and artisan workshops.
4. You’ll Take Part In A Social Activity
Discover new people as you experience the city. Traveling can sometimes feel lonely especially if you don’t know where to go. We offer private tours if you want to hang with your group or you can join others on our local tour experiences. Our culinary tours are a chance to share a meal and conversation with new people. Walk through history with new friends on a weekend district history tour. We look forward to hosting you.5. You’ll Support the Local Community
5. You’ll Support the Local Community
Discover our local chefs, artisans, shops and entrepreneurs. Local businesses are what makes every community special. We only support our local business and neighbors during our tour experiences. We know that for every $100 spent at local businesses, $68 will stay in the community. We are proud of the people in our city and are happy to introduce our guests to the best and newest artisans in our city.
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