Catch the vibe in Johnston. Within the Greater Des Moines Metro, located just north of Des Moines off Interstates 35 and 80. Johnston is kite festivals. Catch a delicious pie at Gusto Pizza Co., or the juiciest steak you’ve ever devoured at Trostel’s Greenbriar. Educational tours at the Iowa Gold Star Military Museum. Concerts on the green grass. 34+ miles of trails. Johnston is all that and more.