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Communities

  • Urbandale Iowa

    Urbandale, Iowa is more than a city. It is a modern suburb that has not forgotten its small-town charm and is known for safe streets and neighborhoods, rich parks and recreational trails, and business opportunities and places to work.

    If you’re looking for a variety of things to do, Urbandale is bustling with attractions and recreational opportunities. From getting out on the extensive trail system, enjoying dinner and drinks on the town, to cheering on your favorite team at a hockey game, Urbandale has something for everyone.

    Beat the summer heat by taking a dip in the Urbandale pool or three of the wading pools located at local parks. Another option is to take in the breathtaking scenery with a stroll along the city's trail system that features more than 16 miles of maintained trail, with connections to many of the other trails in the Central Iowa Trail System. The many parks throughout Urbandale also host tennis, soccer and baseball games, or check out the skateboard park located at Walker Johnson Park. In the winter, Urbandale residents enjoy outdoor activities such a sledding and ice skating or head over to Bucs Arena for a Des Moines Buccaneers hockey game. If you’re looking for something indoors, the Urbandale Community Theater features great performances throughout the year.

    Fall is a busy time for Urbandale beginning with the Barley Partee, where residents can enjoy a round of golf, enjoy samples of local beers and enjoy great food. The first weekend of October celebrates all things Urbandale with the Fall for Urbandale community event that offers entertainment for children and adults.

    Urbandale is also conveniently close to all of the Des Moines Metro area events and attractions like the Blank Park Zoo, the Iowa Cubs, the Science Center of Iowa, the Des Moines Arts Festival and the Des Moines Farmers Market.  Check out the Catch Des Moines website, which includes events and entertainment around Urbandale and the Des Moines Metro area.  For information on living and working in this unique community, check out the City of Urbandale’s website or Uniquely Urbandale.

    Interested in moving to this wonderful city?  Then check out the current list of Urbandale homes for sale and come see for yourself why Urbandale is the unique community you're looking for!

  • Waukee Iowa

    The City of Waukee is a dynamic and growing community that has transformed from a small rural town to an active suburb of the Greater Des Moines Metropolitan Area. Waukee upholds a small town atmosphere focused around families and friends with convenient access to local and regional amenities.

    Waukee invites you to come and play in the many parks, trails, restaurants, clubs and community wide events and attractions this city has to offer. For the outdoor enthusiast, Waukee boasts multiple parks and miles of paved trails that stretches all the way up to the High Trestle Trail, downtown Des Moines and further! Throughout the year, the Triangle, Waukee's downtown business district, plays host to the Farmer's Market, 4th of July Parade, Movies in the Park, in addition to other festivities. In August, celebrate everything Waukee at Waukee Fest. Attendants come early for the parade and stay late for the live band and beverage garden.

    Thanks to an ideal location, Waukee also provides residents with easy access to all of the premier Des Moines Metro area events and attractions like the Blank Park Zoo, the Iowa Cubs, the Science Center of Iowa, the Des Moines Arts Festival and the Des Moines Farmers Market.  You can find more inforation about events and entertainment around Waukee and the Des Moines Metro area on the Catch Des Moines website.   For additional information on living, working and playing in Waukee, visit the City of Waukee website or the Waukee Chamber of Commerce website.

    Are you looking for a new place to live?  Then check out the most current list of Waukee homes for sale and come see why Waukee really is the "key to good living."

     

  • West Des Moines Iowa

    From its inception, the City of West Des Moines has endeavored to provide the best possible services to its citizens. The City has been recognized by several national publications and a metro-wide publication as a great place to live and conduct business. It has grown from an 1893 railroad town known as Valley Junction with a population of 500 to a hub of commerce and premier living.

    Throughout the year, citizens and visitors to West Des Moines can treat themselves to activities that meet every taste and lifestyle. West Des Moines offers a plethora of exciting and varied shopping options that includes Valley Junction where local shops line a history downtown street. If you’re looking for something a little more modern, the Jordan Creek Town Center features national and local brands every shopper will enjoy. West Glen Town Center combines the best of both worlds with a variety of shops, fitness centers, restaurants and loft style apartments.

    If spending time outside is what you’re looking for, West Des Moines has over 1200 acres of parks and open spaces, which includes the 632 acre Raccoon River Park. The park, located in the southeast part of the city, is the "crown jewel" of West Des Moines and offers ample swimming, fishing, boating, biking and picnicking activities for visitors. Raccoon River Park is also home to the West Des Moines Soccer Club, recreational sports teams, the Raccoon River Nature Lodge and an off-leash dog park. When you want to beat the heat of summer, you can head over to the Holiday Aquatic Center or the Valley View Aquatic Center. Both facilities offer water slides, pools, a lazy river and other wet and wild activities for people of all ages.

    West Des Moines is also home to a variety of events during the year. Starting in May, A-May-Zing Days is the community’s biggest celebration ever with events and activities spread across all corners of the city throughout the entire month of May like Festivale Cinco de Mayo, farmers markets, Music in the Junction, the Principal Charity Golf Classic, The Spring Art Market and others. Illumnifest is held in September and is a fall festival of lights that features paper lantern lightings, carnival rides, food, drinks and live music. The Valley Junction Farmers Market features over 100 vendors and generally runs May through the end of September/early October. Here you can enjoy music, purchase locally grown fruits and vegetables, sample area wines and enjoy delicious home baked goods.

    For more information on everything there is to see and do in West Des Moines, check out the City of West Des Moines website, the Valley Junction website and the West Des Moines Chamber of Commerce website.

    Just a short drive from West Des Moines, you can also find all of Des Moines Metro Area's featured destinations like the as Blank Park Zoo, the Iowa Cubs, the Science Center of Iowa, the Des Moines Arts Festival and the Des Moines Farmers Market. You can find more inforation about events and entertainment around the Des Moines Metro area on the Catch Des Moines website.

    Interested in moving to West Des Moines?  Check out the most current list of West Des Moines homes for sale and come see for yourself why this city has everything you could ask for in a place to call home and then some!