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Diversify your portfolio as much as possible. You do not want to have all of your investment funds in only one type of investment. Spread them out over stocks, real estate, and other investments in order to protect yourself should something bad happen in one area of the investment market. One way to diversify your investment portfolio is through real estate. Although real estate might not have the glitz stock market investing, it is usually a solid core investment part of a portfolio. Often, real estate will hold its value when the market takes a downward turn, thereby; buffering any market loss.
3 Popular Attractions In Iowa
- American Gothic House: Museum and art center in Eldon, Iowa.
- Adventureland: Amusement park in Des Moines, Iowa.
- Scranton is home to Iowa’s oldest water tower still in service.
- Dubuque is home to the only county courthouse with a gold dome.
- Campers and motor homes are manufactured in Winnebago County. They’re called Winnebago’s.
- The Red Delicious apple originated in Peru, Iowa
|Rank||City||2020 city population||2010 city population||Change||Metropolitan Statistical Area||2020 metro population||2010 metro population||2020 metro change|
|1||Des Moines||214,133||203,433||+5.26%||Des Moines–West Des Moines||707,915||606,475||+16.73%|
|2||Cedar Rapids||137,710||126,326||+9.01%||Cedar Rapids||273,885||257,940||+6.18%|
|4||Sioux City||85,797||82,684||+3.76%||Sioux City||144,996||143,577||+0.99%|
|5||Iowa City||74,828||67,862||+10.26%||Iowa City||175,732||152,586||+15.17%|
|6||West Des Moines||68,723||56,609||+21.40%||Des Moines–West Des Moines|
|7||Ankeny||67,887||45,582||+48.93%||Des Moines–West Des Moines|
|10||Council Bluffs||62,799||62,230||+0.91%||Omaha–Council Bluffs||954,270||865,350||+10.28%|
|12||Urbandale||45,580||39,463||+15.50%||Des Moines–West Des Moines|
|14||Cedar Falls||40,713||39,260||+3.70%||Waterloo–Cedar Falls|
|Iowa Hawkeyes football||Iowa City||68,043|
|Iowa State Cyclones football||Ames||56,010|
|Iowa State Cyclones men's basketball||Ames||14,099|
|Iowa Hawkeyes men's basketball||Iowa City||12,869|
|Iowa Hawkeyes wrestling||Iowa City||12,568|
|Iowa State Cyclones women's basketball||Ames||9,573|
|Northern Iowa Panthers football||Cedar Falls||9,337|
Do you think this is a comprehensive list of things to do in Des Moines, Iowa? Or would you add some places, events, or sites we’ve missed? Des Moines is one of the most vibrant, bustling river cities in the state of Iowa, with a history of habitation dating back to prehistoric times.
▬Contents of this video▬
00:00 – Intro
00:20 – Greater Des Moines Botanical Gardens
00:54 – Wooly’s
01:30 – High Trestle Trail
02:00 – Smash Park
02:38 – Pappajohn Sculpture Park
03:09 – Great Escape
03:38 – Historic East Village
04:14 – Climb Iowa East Village
04:45 – Des Moines Downtown Farmers’ Market
05:20 – The Dinner Detective – Des Moines
05:55 – Brenton Skating Plaza
06:29 – State Historical Museum of Iowa
06:59 – Outlets of Des Moines
07:20 – Outro
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Today, it’s best known as a center for culture, boasting several art and history museums and performing arts centers. History buffs will love browsing the extensive collection at the State Historical Museum of Iowa, while lovers of contemporary music will get the chance to see some of America's best performers on stage at the iconic Wooly's. Art enthusiasts have things to do in Des Moines, Iowa, too. For example, they can browse fine sculptures from around the world at the Pappajohn Sculpture Park. Murder mystery mavens can enjoy the interactive theatre of The Dinner Detective. If you prefer a more active vacation, Des Moines doesn't disappoint either.
The hot summers and chilly winters make it a great place for year-round outdoor things to do in Des Moines, Iowa. Wander the exquisitely tended gardens at the Greater Des Moines Botanical Gardens or head off on an adventure on the High Trestle Trails 25-mile hiking paths, which run through four counties and five towns and cross the Des Moines River. If you’re visiting in winter, be sure to strap on your ice skates and head to the Brenton Skating Plaza. This is just a sample of the things to do in Des Moines, Iowa, for visitors in America and worldwide.
There are countless more day trips, foodie adventures, and cultural marvels in the area. So if you want to build your Des Moines, Iowa bucket list, watch on for more inspiration. If you liked this video, give it a thumbs up and share it. And be sure to head to the ViewCation channel to subscribe and hit that notification bell.