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Adventureland Park, Des Moines
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Adventureland Park, Des Moines

Family fun is always close to our hearts and those moments are memorable and exciting ones. Kids and teenagers like to go to amusement parks to have fun with their family and friends. Being an Iowa native, my choice for quality family fun is Adventureland Park. Adventureland has about 100 rides with a variety of attractions and special shows.


Adventureland presents a full collection of shows in the park - from live music to magic to songs and dancing. There are more things in the outfit to suit everyone's taste. Adventureland has been around Iowa since 1975. They began their operations in partnership with Disney Company, which makes them one of the oldest partners of Disney. 

Two famous mascots walk around the park and they look great – “Bernie Bernard”, a friendly dog and “Toby”, the happy tiger. I always make a point to take photos with them and they really make me smile.

Adventureland has awesome rides for all ages. For toddlers and infants, I recommend Hampton cars, Ladybugs, Infant Ocean, Convoy and Puff dragon. They always felt extra safe for my kids. Reef racer, Raging River, Balloon race, Teacups, Carousel, Bumper Cars and Kokomo kove are the best of the kiddie rides. Teenagers can enjoy the thrills with rides like storm chaser and space shot. My most favorite rides are Dragon Island, Frog Hopper and Teacups.

Pick up your favorite rides to fly, bounce and spin over. You can even get discounts for group gatherings. The park also offers a variety of foods to suit your taste buds, and are sumptuous. Family fun is assured with playful water features, large pools, relaxing hot tubs, poolside accommodations, walkways, and so on.

So what are you waiting for? Just come in, bash the rides, and have fun, which you will cherish for your lifetime. Enjoy!

* Image courtesy of Flickr Creative Commons.


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