Top Restaurants in Urbandale, Iowa

A tasty steak cooking on the grill Dining in Urbandale offers many excellent restaurants that provide cuisine served in pleasant surroundings. Iowa provides some of the best beef available anywhere in the United States, so you have a perfect opportunity to please your palate with prime rib or a tasty steak. It is customary in Iowa to enjoy the local customs as well as the local food. If you choose to follow the customs, you can go where the natives go, and enjoy the best that Urbandale has to offer.

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Visit Homemakers Furniture in Des Moines

Homemakers FurnitureWhere can you find some of the best furniture deals in the country? Homemakers Furniture in Des Moines, of course! Conveniently located at 10215 Douglas Avenue and open seven days a week, it boasts over 215,000 square feet of showrooms for your shopping pleasure. The size of the store makes it a great day outing for the bargain hunter in you, and it’s family friendly atmosphere and policy of no sales pressure is sure to make you feel at ease while you shop for furniture and accessories for your home. Continue Reading...

Horse-Drawn Sleigh Ride at Jester Park

Jester Park Sleigh RideSo, you want to plan a romantic getaway for your significant other?  A weekend getaway to the Valley West Inn Hotel in Des Moines is just the ticket. Book the babysitter, pack the bags and tell your honey to leave the cell phone and laptop at home.

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How to Choose the Right Hotel

Come and stay in Des Moines

With the holidays quickly upon us, plans for travel are suddenly at the forefront of our social activity calenders. To that end, we all know that one of the most important elements to making any trip a success is having the right accommodations. No matter where your travels take you, there are plenty of great options in terms of hotels. The key is to pick out the best one to suit both your needs and your budget. We here at the Valley West Inn feel that we have a perfectly peaceful combination of affordable accommodations for you and your family.

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Planning a Hotel Event

Imagine your party into reality at Valley West Inn Planning the perfect party or event is not frustrating when you have the staff at Valley West Inn to help you. Let us put together a catering plan and seating plan based on details about your event. We can help you think of all the pertinent details to make your event a splashing success.

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Winter Sports at Sleepy Hollow Sports Park

Come play in the snow at the Sleepy Hollow Sports ParkWith the winter season almost upon us, around most family tables the hot topic of conversation is where to go for fun this holiday season when the kids are on their school vacations?  If you happen to live near Des Moines, or are considering a trip to Iowa, the Sleepy Hollow Sports Park is just the place to bring the entire family. You and your kids, no matter what age, can enjoy all the activities this park has to offer; if you are a winter sports enthusiast there is something for everyone to do here in the winter.

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See the 57th Iowa Power Farming Show

Catch the 2012 Power Farming Show in Des Moines, IA Come and see what the power farming industry has to offer this winter season by attending the 57th Iowa Power Farming Show in early 2012. With a full arsenal of tractors and other new and exciting farming equipment on display, this year’s show promises a heads-and-shoulders experience above the rest. See all the new equipment that cutting-edge technology has made possible and that is guaranteed to take your farming production to new levels during your next harvesting season.

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What to Pack for Des Moines Winter Weather

Pack the right gear when in Des MoinesIf you decide to visit us at Valley West Inn during the winter, you need to know how to pack for Des Moines’ colder weather. To make your stay with us comfortable, read this guide on what to pack.

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Christmas Shopping in Des Moines

Christmas Shopping in Des MoinesThe holidays are quickly approaching and what better way to spend the holiday season than here with us in Des Moines, Iowa. We offer the best in fine dining establishments, premier shopping centers and other fun and exciting activities to ensure that this winter you have the time of your life. If you plan to travel to Des Moines, there is no shortage of activities that you can plan to keep you busy all day long.

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How to Have Christmas in Your Extended Stay Room

Visit Des Moines for the Christmas season Christmas is a time for family and good tidings, a time to spend with your loved ones in your home or apartment, partaking of all the great things that the holiday season brings with it. However, if you happen to find yourself traveling and are lucky enough to arrive in Des Moines, Iowa, we have just the place for you and your family to spend Christmas. Our Valley West Inn extended stay rooms offer you all of the amenities of home, but without all the housework.

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