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Drake University Hotel & Travel Guide

You're bound to have an interesting experience with a trip to Drake University.

Des Moines, the state capital, is happy to be known as its home.

You will have 2 possible accommodations to consider nearby. The Holiday Inn Express Des Moines and Holiday Inn Express & Suites Des Moines Downtown are situated within 2 miles (3 kilometers) of Drake University.

If you believe that travel is more about experiencing different cultures than sleeping in swanky hotels, have a look at the inexpensive accommodations that are a short drive away. You'll find the Comfort Inn & Suites Event Center and the Stoney Creek Hotel & Conference Center Des Moines a short drive away.

There is nothing better than walking around a new place to develop your appetite. After going to Drake University, replenish your energy levels just a short walk away, at Quad Creek Café. If you've worked up a real appetite, Spike's Spot is also nearby, and is an exceptional place for dinner. Why not end the day by toasting your traveling companions? Make your way to Haiku, also a quick walk away, and call for a round.

Other Things to Do Near Drake University

On top of Drake University, here's a list of some addtional things in the region you'll want to check out:

  • Add a taste of the arts scene to your getaway by attending a play or two at Des Moines Community Playhouse.
  • Spice up your date nights and sample the area's art scene. Hoyt Sherman Place puts on a range of productions for you to take in.
  • If you are eager to learn about local history, go on a tour of Terrace Hill, a well-known historic residence.
  • Hit 'em long at Waveland Municipal Golf Course, a nice place to relax and play a couple of rounds.
  • At John and Mary Pappajohn Sculpture Park, striking sculptural works rest among plants and shrubbery.

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