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1350 NW 118th Street
Clive  IA  50325  USA
LAT: 41.602928 LONG: -93.78075
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Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Des Moines West, IA

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Hotel’s Location in Clive, IA near Des Moines Attractions

This Country Inn & Suites hotel’s location in Clive, IA off I-80 means guests can enjoy affordable, comfortable accommodations while still remaining near Des Moines attractions. The hotel is minutes from Living History Farms and Jordan Creek Town Center, and just a short drive from cultural opportunities at the Des Moines Playhouse and the Des Moines Art Center. Families can enjoy quality time together at fun destinations like the Heritage Carousel of Des Moines, Blank Park Zoo and Adventureland. Plus, sports fans can watch exciting games at the Wells Fargo Arena, which is home to the Iowa Energy Basketball team and the Iowa Wild hockey team.

The hotel is near the following attractions: 
  • Living History Farms (1.8 miles)
    Learn about different farming methods and ways of life with three different farm exhibits from 1700, 1850 and 1900, plus visit a bustling recreation of a 1850 frontier town.
    Phone: +1 (515) 278-5286
  • Jordan Creek Town Center (3.9 miles)
    Find great shopping, dining and entertainment opportunities at this two-million-square-foot center in Des Moines.
    Phone: +1 (515) 440-6255
  • Des Moines Playhouse (7.1 miles)
    Catch a musical, a children’s theater production or a hilarious improv show at this community playhouse, which has operated continuously for more than 90 years.
    Phone: +1 (515) 277-6261
  • Des Moines Art Center (7.7 miles)
    This not-for-profit organization features museum exhibits, a film theater and educational art classes. 
    Phone: +1 (515) 277-4405
  • Drake University (8.7 miles)
    Visit the campus of this mid-sized private university to watch a basketball game, a track meet or a concert. 
    Phone: +1 (515) 271-2011
  • Wells Fargo Arena (9 miles)
    This 17,000-seat arena hosts basketball, hockey and arena football games, plus a variety of concerts and conventions.
  • Heritage Carousel of Des Moines (10.6 miles)
    Located in Union Park, this turn-of-the-century carousel is wholesome fun for the whole family. 
    Phone: +1 (515) 323-8200
  • Des Moines Botanical Center (11 miles)
    This beautiful attraction spans 14 acres along the Des Moines River and offers indoor and outdoor gardens.
    Phone: +1 (515) 323-6290
  • Blank Park Zoo (15.8 miles)
    See camels, red pandas, kangaroos and almost 1,000 other amazing animals at this exciting local zoo.
    Phone: +1 (515) 323-8383
  • Prairie Meadows Racetrack and Casino (19 miles)
    This track features quarterhorse races, a vibrant casino, concerts and other special events.
    Phone: +1 (800) 325-9015
  • Adventureland Park (19.5 miles)
    Get an adrenaline rush with heart-pounding rides like the Sidewinder, or cool off on a hot day with a water ride.
    Phone: +1 (515) 266-2121 
  • Des Moines Metro Opera (27 miles)
    See an opera, orchestra performance or film at this nationally acclaimed opera house.
    Phone: +1 (515) 961-6221
  • Jasper Winery (30 miles)
    This contemporary local winery offers tours, tastings and a gift shop.
    Phone: +1 (515) 282-9463
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