Make the most of your overnight with this handy guide, curated by your fellow pilots. Restaurants, entertainment and other must-see attractions are shown on the map below to help you plan your stay. Save this map to your phone or other mobile device, and get walking or transit directions. Missing a must-see venue? Email with suggestions.

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Restaurants & Cafés
1908 Draught House
Plenty of TVs, pub grub.
Fong’s Pizza
Funky mash-up of old school Polynesian cocktail lounge and red-sauce Italian joint.
The Stuffed Olive
Martini and Tapas joint.
Sleek, upscale Mexican/South American spot. Extensive Tequila list.

Bars, Pubs & Breweries
British Pub atmosphere with pub grub, extensive beer list and soccer on the TV’s.
The Copper Cup
Cozy bar for specialty cocktails.
Mickey’s Irish Pub
Chill pub with occasional live music.
Hessen Haus
German Beer hall featuring 175 types of German and Euro beers plus global pub grub. Beer Boot.
El Bait Shop
Off-beat made to look like a dive bar type spot with Mexican food.
The High Life Lounge 
Step back in time to the basement of your Uncle’s 1960’s split level ranch. This cozy bar offers plenty of beer on tap and good pub grub.

Breakfast & Coffee Shops
Java Joe’s Coffeehouse
Artsy cafe offering house roasted coffee plus snacks.
DSM Brew Coffee Co. 
Small hip coffee joint.
Mars Coffee Bar

Trails & Fitness Centers
Robert D. Ray Asian Gardens 
Interesting Japanese garden featuring pagodas, Asian Pavilion, ponds and waterfalls. Also check out the river front walking and biking trail.

Theaters & Sports Venues
Wells Fargo Arena
Large venue for music and other performances.
Principle Park
Home of the Iowa Cubs minor league Baseball team.

Museums & Tours
Science Center of Iowa and IMAX dome Theater
Cool spot to kill a few hours of your layover. Science focused interactive galleries.
State Historical Society Research Center 
Iowa State Capitol Building and Capitol Grounds
Take a walk around the large complex.