If you’re planning a trip to Des Moines, Iowa make sure to consider employing our Des Moines car hire services as your main means of transportation through the city. Des Moines is the capital of the state and is also consider to be the ‘insurance capital’ of the entire country where also political aspirations rise every four years as presidential candidates have a habit of touring the entire state and having several debates there.
The city is served by the Des Moines Airport which is connected to the city via taxis and most hotels will offer shuttle services but a better choice would be to employ our Des Moines car rental services and have a car ready and waiting for you as soon as you touch down. The city is also easily accessible by bus and train.
Once you’re in the city you’ll find quite a few attractions and sights ready to take up your time, starting with the Capitol Building which features a rather unique gold leaf dome surrounded by four smaller domes which are covered in copper however. You can visit the inside of the dome after climbing the 298 steps which start at the second floor.
The Salisbury House is a 42 room house which was built at the beginning of the 20th century and features Gothic, Tudor and Corolean styles throughout its rooms. The house is a ‘national treasure’ due to the number of artifacts, furniture, books and objects of art that it houses.
The Terrace Hill Governor’s Mansion has served as the home of the state’s governor since 1971, it was built in 1866 after a design by William Boyington.
The Des Moines Art Center features a great collection of contemporary art from the past two centuries which is permanent; the Center also features a 5-star restaurant.
These are of course only a few of the many attractions that the city has to offer its visitor, and whether you’re in Des Moines as a tourist, visiting a friend or for business purposes you will surely benefit from our Des Moines car hire services if you want to save time.