The One Place In Iowa That’s Bright And Colorful All Winter Long

Iowa’s winters are brutally cold, but you don’t need to hop on a plane to get a taste of spring or summer. Head to the most gorgeous indoor botanical garden in Iowa and enjoy the smell of fresh blooms and cheerful colors of a conservatory right in the heart of the Hawkeye State.

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The Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. seven days a week. You’ll find this gorgeous greenhouse at 909 Robert D. Ray Dr., Des Moines, IA 50309. Visit their website to see the calendar of events and to plan your visit.