Where to stay near Des Moines?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 48 holiday rentals near Des Moines. From 27 Houses to 11 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Des Moines for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Des Moines?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Des Moines. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Hy Vee Hall: 43 holiday rentals
  • World Food Prize Hall of Laureates: 45 holiday rentals
  • Fort Des Moines Museum: 44 holiday rentals
  • Iowa State Capitol Building: 44 holiday rentals
  • Grays Lake Center: 45 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Des Moines listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Des Moines?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 27 Houses in Des Moines. Our other popular types of Des Moines holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 11 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 3 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 3 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Des Moines?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 4 holiday homes with pool available in Des Moines. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Head to the lively city of Des Moines

    Come and experience Des Moines and its live music, festivals and theatre scene. Renowned for its sporting events, restaurants and shopping, this city welcomes all visitors. Local cultural sights include Science Center of Iowa and Des Moines Art Center. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.

    Activities and attractions in and around Des Moines

    Do you want to find attractions to visit during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Des Moines a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Iowa State Fairgrounds (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
    • Blank Park Zoo (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
    • Adventureland (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
    • The Wallace Centers of Iowa: Wallace House (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
    • Sky Glider East (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
    • Grand View Golf Course (3.6 mi / 5.7 km)

    Exploring the natural features in Des Moines

    Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Des Moines is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden (0.6 mi / 1 km)
    • Pappajohn Sculpture Park (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
    • John and Mary Pappajohn Sculpture Park (1 mi / 1.6 km)
    • Better Homes and Gardens Test Garden (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
    • Gray’s Lake Park (2 mi / 3.2 km)
    • Walnut Woods State Park (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)