Explore Ankeny and the Des Moines Area
The Country Inn & Suites, Ankeny lies close to Des Moines and 10 miles from Adventureland Park, where you’ll find roller coasters, water slides and family rides. Attend a concert at the Wells Fargo Arena, or stroll through the plants at the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden. Get a glimpse of local culture at the Ankeny Art Center and Ankeny Area Historical Society, or play a round of golf at the Briarwood Club. Complete your visit with a day of shopping at Merle Hay Mall or a movie at Fridley Theatres.
Experience these nearby attractions:
- Adventureland Park (10 miles)
Board a thrilling roller coaster or a fun family ride at this expansive amusement park.
Phone: +1 (515) 266-2121
- Ankeny Area Historical Society (3.5 miles)
The Ankeny Area Historical Society displays a rich variety of artifacts inside a house built in 1905.
Phone: +1 (515) 965-5795
- Ankeny Art Center (4.5 miles)
The Ankeny Art Center offers art classes and showcases work by Iowa artists with exhibits that change every six to eight weeks.
Phone: +1 (515) 965-0940
- Briarwood Club of Ankeny (3 miles)
This serene 18-hole course has been welcoming golfers for over 20 years.
Phone: +1 (515) 964-4653
- Fridley Theatres (1.5 miles)
Catch the latest blockbusters at Fridley Theatres.
Phone: +1 (515) 964-5500
- Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden (8 miles)
Wander through indoor and outdoor gardens that feature plants from around the world.
Phone: +1 (515) 323-6290
- Merle Hay Mall (11.5 miles)
This popular Des Moines mall includes stores like Old Navy, Bath & Body Works and rue21.
Phone: +1 (515) 276-8551
- Wells Fargo Arena (8.5 miles)
Capable of accommodating up to 17,000 guests, this modern arena hosts basketball games, concerts and conventions.
Phone: +1 (515) 564-8000