Area Attractions

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Hyatt Place Des Moines/Downtown

418 6th Avenue
Des Moines, Iowa, United States, 50309



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Local Activities

Principal Park

A minor league baseball stadium and home to the Iowa Cubs.

Iowa State Fairgrounds

With more than a dozen major buildings and exhibit facilities, acres of parking and a full-time planning staff, the Iowa State Fairgrounds is a complete, year-round meeting and exposition center. Home of the Iowa State Fair.

Des Moines Skywalk

The downtown Des Moines skywalk system is 4.2 miles in length and connects 55 buildings and 12 parking ramps. Hours of operation are 6 a.m. to 2 a.m. every day of the week. The Skywalk can be accessed from the 2nd floor of the Hyatt Place.

Fitness & Recreation

Lauridsen Skatepark

Lauridsen Skatepark, at 88,000 square feet, is currently the largest public skatepark in the United States, located on the Des Moines River, in Des Moines, Iowa. The Lauridsen Skatepark held the only Olympic skateboarding qualifying event in North America for the 2021 Olympics.

The Principal Riverwalk

The Principal Riverwalk is located in the heart of Downtown DSM. It features lighted, landscaped public spaces, world-class public art and unique pedestrian bridges and pathways that connect to 800 miles of trails.

Western Getaway Park

Western Gateway is a 13-acre space located at the western entrance into Downtown DSM. It incorporates a mix of green space and buildings as well as private and public spaces.