Indianola, Iowa

Indianola is a small city and the county seat of Warren County, Iowa (about 18 miles south of Des Moines). It could be said that Indianola is an equally tranquil and vibrant destination. Here, you can enjoy shopping, dining, relaxing walks, opera at the famous Des Moines Metro Opera, mouth-watering food, and excellent local wine. Major Indianola attractions include the Summerset Trail through which you can explore a beautiful natural landscape consisting of wetland river bottom and rolling hills, Indianola Glass Creations, National Balloon Museum and U.S. Hall of Fame, and the excellent local wineries, such as Annelise Winery and La Vida Loca Winery. Regarding budget accommodation, you can find quite a few excellent discount hotels that offer rooms for less than $100 per night.