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Des Moines, IA, USA

Thrifty Car Rental –Des Moines (DSM)

5800 Fleur Drive
Des Moines, IA 50321
Phone: 877-283-0898


Des Moines' tourism is as booming as other urban centers, and this small, bustling metropolis packs a punch. With plenty of dining and entertainment options, there is a little something to offer everyone. Des Moines hosts a variety of free festivals, is home to several wineries and breweries and offers outdoor recreation at Gray’s Lake. A Des Moines rental car will allow you to experience everything this Midwestern city has to offer. This metropolis combines a small-town atmosphere with a vibrant urban center.

Tee time
Des Moines is a golfer’s delight. Situated among miles of corn fields and farms, this golfing destination boasts 15 public courses, a Champions Tour event, an Arnold Palmer Signature Course and an indoor center for winter travelers. Take your Des Moines car rental to spots like the Bos Landen Golf Club, an 18-hole championship public course. This course, located in nearby Pella, lies on 190 wooded acres to test the skills of the most advanced golfers. Travelers can also head to Toad Valley Golf Course in Pleasant Hill, which was built in 1973.

Travel the wine trail
From local wineries to annual festival, Des Moines is serious about its vino. One of the most beloved spots is just minutes from downtown: Drive your Des Moines car rental to Jasper Winery, an estate-style facility that produces some of the best wine in the Midwest. Grape varieties used here thrive in the Central Iowa climate, but you don’t have to believe us: Try it for yourself in the winery’s tasting room! For the ultimate wino, plan your travels around the Winefest Des Moines, a week-long event that features food and wine workshops, pairing dinners and tasting events.

Experience the theater
In Des Moines, you can experience a Broadway play, the Nutcracker Ballet, operas, holiday performances, comedy shows and much more. Head to the north side of town in your Des Moines rental car to the Ankeny Community Theatre, which has been putting on shows since 1981. With a rotation of six shows yearly, the Ankeny Community Theatre has a show to appeal to every taste! The Civic Center of Greater Des Moines is home to some of the best theater around. A professional theater direct from Broadway, past shows have included War Horse, The Book of Mormon and Mannheim Steamroller.