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"Veracruz Combo Tour: La Antigua
"Veracruz Combo Tour: La Antigua Cempoala and Quiahuiztlan Ruins""Your day trip from Veracruz begins with hotel pickup by minivan for the approximate 45-mile (75-km) drive up the coast to Quiahuiztlan. When you arrive walk around the archaeological ruins set on a hill with beautiful views of the Gulf of Mexico. During its time as part of the Tlaxcala confederation the site was home to Totanac temples plazas and a ballcourt. See what remains and learn about their significance from your guide.Back in your minivan
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Jesse James Outlaw Excursion
"Jesse James Farm Home site is open from 9:00am to 4:00pm Monday-Saturday and noon to 4:00pm on Sunday. Excursion includes film about the James Family self-guided museum tour on site and docent guided tour of the James home. The majority of furniture and pictures are family heirlooms. There is an excellent gift shop on site with books and Jesse James related toys games collectibles and jewelry. Tour fee and lunch included. The family is buried in nearby Mt. Olivet Cemetery accessible by car. Jesse James farm is 35 minutes by car from downtown Kansas City Missouri and 45 minutes by car from Kansas City International Airport (MCI)."""
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Kansas City Jazz Excursion
"Jazz Museum tour last approximately 2 hours. Archived film reels from the 1920s on view and priceless recordings and artifacts not available anywhere else in the world. Each exhibit has audio equipment for listening to endless songs from the past greats. many of whom are musicians and soloists.Optional tour is for the Negro Leagues Museum same location. Kansas City's great baseball heritage began with the negro leagues and the museum is one of the most extensive collections in the country . You don't need to be a baseball fan to enjoy this museum. This is an optional tour not included in the tour price""""Charlie Parker ""The Bird"" Duke Ellington
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Driving is your best bet. The...

Driving is your best bet. The cost to fly into and out of Des Moines is very high.There is a public bus system but I have never taken it. I have never had any real problem dirving around. Downtown has...
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If you live less than 8 hours...

If you live less than 8 hours away, don't fly. Airfares to and from Des Moines are high. Often better to fly into Omaha and make the 2 hour drive.Limited public transportation outside of the downtown...
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4755 Merle Hay Road, I-80/I-35, Exit131, Des Moines, Iowa, 50322, United States
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Raccoon River Excursions

Take a inner tube float trip down the Raccoon River with a group of your friends or family. You can bring a cooler full of your favorite beverages and snacks. River tubing trips range anywhere from 3...
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Adventureland

Adventureland is Iowa's largest amusement park with over 100 rides including 5 roller coasters. It has the standard themed areas and shows for adults. A good place to go if you are travelling with...
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Botanical Garden

A nice place to escape if the Iowa winters get too much for you. This small Botanical garden is a single large greenhouse featuring tropical plants near downtown Des Moines. Its worth a visit as a...
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Living History Farms

A recreation of early Iowa farms, Indian villages and towns. This outdoor museum open during the summer features a native American village, a pioneer farm, a later turn of the century farm and a...
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Blank Park Zoo

Blank park is a small but modern and nice zoo having been completely renovated in 1986. it has exhibits on Australian and African animal along with a small aquarium area. Blank Park zoo is only open...
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Iowa State Historical Museum

Relatively small but interesting museum on the history of Iowa and its inhabitants. Mostly interesting if you live or were born here but worth a visit even if not. The museum can easily be covered...
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"You'll Dig Des Moines!"
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Bunsch

"Welcome to the capitol of a Purple State!"
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"A curious mix of qualities"
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"Ohh...... I live here."
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