The Temple for Performing Arts, a site of immense spiritual significance, is the ideal place to acquaint yourself with the local religion and culture.
To experience it, head to Des Moines, the lively state capital.
The right hotel can be the difference between a good vacation and an unforgettable one. There are 12 accommodation options to choose from within 2 miles (3 kilometers) of The Temple for Performing Arts, so it shouldn't be too hard to locate one that ticks all your boxes. Many people have had good experiences at the Embassy Suites Hotel Des Moines Downtown, 0.8 miles (1.3 kilometers) away, the Des Moines Marriott Downtown, 0.2 miles (0.3 kilometers) away, and the Renaissance Des Moines Savery Hotel, 0.4 miles (0.6 kilometers) away.
If you're not quite ready to burst open the piggy bank, have a look at the bargain rooms 0.7 miles (1.1 kilometer) away at the Comfort Inn & Suites Event Center.
Conveniently located a short walk away, Starbucks is among the most popular places to take some time out. You can find more substantial dining options also nearby at South Union Bread Cafe. Finish off a long day with some drinks at Centro, also very close by, and propose a toast to your poor colleagues back home.