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Top 200 Places: When in Des Moines Iowa, Visit the Living History Farms

Monday, November 14th, 2011

Living History Farms
2600 111th Street
Iowa 50322

These living history farms take visitors through what Iowa farming was like on an Indian farm, a pioneer farmstead, an early 1900′s farm, and on to what farming is like today. Interpretive docents are located at each farm to detail the interesting facts of this industry. Dogs are allowed on site; they are not allowed near the livestock or in buildings. Dogs must be on a non-retractable leash and be cleaned up after at all times.

Top 200 Places, with tens of thousands of places listed to take your dog to, will be releasing on it’s Dog News blog, Facebook page and on Twitter a list of 200 Top Places that you can take your dog in the U.S. and Canada. This list, while intended to highlight top places that are especially pet-friendly, is not designed to be the absolutely top 200 places that we could find, but a sampling of the top places so that all regions, types of attractions, hotels, B&Bs, vacation rentals, parks, beaches, shopping and more can be considered. No doubt each of you will find many other places not on this list or our full list of dog-friendly places at Please let us know about them by commenting on the blog or emailing us at You can also let us and our readers know if you agree or disagree with the selections, or your experiences there. Please keep in mind that places often change their policies regarding dogs and thus may have different policies at any time in the future.

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