Ankeny Vacation Rentals

Our Favorite Vacation Rentals in Ankeny

  • Union Park - Des Moines- Unique Home
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    $38
  • Charming Architect's bungalow with style
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    HolidayLettings
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    $101
  • Historical Oscar Lofquist house in the heart of Des Moines
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    $120
  • 4 Bed 2 Bath House - GREAT Location - Near Downtown
     4br Home/Apartment
    HolidayLettings
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    $196
  • Welcoming, very spacious, safe area
    Excellent4br Home/Apartment
    Airbnb
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    $288
  • Basement apartment/private entrance
    ExcellentHome/Apartment
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    $62
  • Beautiful Renovated Victorian w/Spa
    Excellent3br Home/Apartment
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    $329
  • Large private apartment. Close to amenities.
    ExcellentHome/Apartment
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    $100

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Ankeny Vacation Rentals with a Pool

  • Flip-her House Boat
     Home/Apartment
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    $170
  • Broadway House close to Prairie Meadows
    Good2br Home/Apartment
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    $93
  • Large Brick Ranch Home w/6 Bedrooms 12 Beds & Pool
    Good6br Home/Apartment
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    $480
  • Affordable Housing w/ Pool in a Great Neighborhood
     2br Home/Apartment
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    $199

Ankeny Vacation Rentals with Wi-Fi

  • Cozy Welcoming Home
    Excellent2br Home/Apartment
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    $154
  • AWESOME AIRBNB IN ANKENY!
    ExcellentHome/Apartment
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    $57
  • Trendy 2 bed, 2 bath townhouse in a quiet complex
    Excellent2br Home/Apartment
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    $137
  • Private Lake Views ...
    ExcellentHome/Apartment
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    $121

Ankeny Pet-Friendly Vacation Rentals

  • The Norwood
    Excellent2br Home/Apartment
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    $107
  • cozy apartment in Des Moines
     Home/Apartment
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    From
    $96
  • Remodeled home near Downtown & State Fairgrounds!
    Excellent2br Home/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $178
  • 10 min to Downtown 2BR, weekly monthly discounts
    Good2br Home/Apartment
    Airbnb
    From
    $297

Ankeny Iowa Travel Guide

Ankeny is in Polk County, Iowa, where it is home to Des Moines Area Community College. Originally founded back in 1875, Ankeny really got its start as a coal mining town after the railroad from Des Moines went through Ankeny to Ames was completed. Today Ankeny is now a rapidly growing suburb just north of Des Moines.

Things to Do in Ankeny Iowa

Ankeny and Nearby Cedar Rapids provide numerous activities for the whole family to spend time together, relax, and unwind. There are several malls in nearby Cedar Rapids. There is ample opportunity for a good game of golf at one of the four nearby golf courses: Airport National Golf Course, The Ellis Park Course, Jones Golf Course, and the Twin Pines Golf Course provide hours of outdoor entertainment.

There are several museums in Ankeny as well as Cedar Rapids including Cedar Rapids Art Museum, and the National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library where Czech and Slovak culture and social contributions are highlighted. There is also the African American Museum of Iowa, which is rated highly for its dedication to preserving, exhibiting, and teaching Iowa’s African American history.

Best Places to Stay in Ankeny Iowa

There are many vacation rentals in Ankeny. Some are located downtown, while others offer a bit more privacy and are located on the outskirts of the city. Regardless of location, all of Ankeny vacation homes are comfortable and luxurious, offering tons of space for entertaining family and friends. Guests have the chance to rent large homes with modern amenities, small cottages and single rooms within some of Ankeny most popular lodges.

Best Time to Visit Ankeny Iowa

Summers in Ankeny are typically warm and humid, while the winters are freezing, dry, and windy (as you would expect from the Midwest). Temperatures typically range from 16°F in the Winter to 86°F in the Summer. The most comfortable time of year to visit Ankeny is between early June to Mid September.

Price and Availability in Ankeny

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The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Ankeny tends to be Tuesday, while the most expensive day tends to be Saturday. Vacation homes in Ankeny tend to be busiest on Fridays, while it tends to be much quieter on Tuesdays.
The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Ankeny is in April, while the cheapest month is in May. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Ankeny is in the high season in July. Ankeny has its low season in January, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.

The Weather in Ankeny

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Ankeny. The warmest months in Ankeny are August and July, when temperatures reach 97 ˚F. The coolest month is October, when temperatures drop to -20 ˚F. The wettest month in Ankeny is July with 6.64 inches of rain, while the driest month is June with 0.32 inches of rain.

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