Travel to Des Moines

Book your flights to Des Moines with Etihad Airways and discover culinary and art delights to keep you busy for days, with the Iowa State Fair, and the state’s annual Arts Festival.

Top 5 Things To Do in Des Moines

  • Head to the Iowa State Fair which is held during the month of August in Des Moines every year. Lasting 10 days, visitors can experience local foods (55 foods featured on a stick), beverages, live music performances and exhibitions held on the fairgrounds
  • Plan to travel during June to experience the Des Moines Arts Festival, which nearly 250,000 visitors head to annually. The festival highlights artisan works of 185 visual artists, live musical performances, a sculptural garden and a variety of food options
  • Take a stroll along the Des Moines River and pay a visit to the Robert D. Ray Asian Gardens and the Des Moines Botanical Centre
  • Tour the State Capitol building, the only one within the United States to feature five domes. If you plan your visit during wintertime, be sure to sled down Capitol Hill, a popular local tradition
  • Learn about the state’s history by paying a visit to the State Historical Society’s Iowa Museum located in the Eastern part of Des Moines

Plan Your Des Moines Holiday

If you are headed to Des Moines, consider booking your travel dates with Etihad Airways during the warmer summer months of May through to August. If you plan to attend either the Iowa State Fair or the Annual Des Moines Arts Festival, be sure to book your tickets to Des Moines well in advance. To find cheap hotels in Des Moines, consider travelling during the off-peak, cooler winter months. Regardless of when you choose to travel, finding flight deals to Des Moines is easy with our popular deals.

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