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Des Moines Travel Guide

Des Moines is not only the capital of Iowa, but also a bustling city with a fantastic mixture of modern trendy living with the charm and welcoming attitude of a small town. Des Moines is not only a great place to live, but it is also becoming a better and better place to spend the weekend.

Things to Do in Des Moines

With a full range of different restaurants, bars, and pubs, you are certain to enjoy some great food with locally grown produce. Also, the area is dotted with a variety of numerous shops and malls. Some of the most entertaining spots include the Science Center of Iowa where you can catch a wide range of cool exhibits. Or, head to Brenton for some ice-skating and shopping. Check out Blank Park Zoo for some close encounters with animals.

Best Time to Visit Des Moines

During winter head to Des Moines for some skiing at Sleepy Hollow. During summer enjoy the nice warm weather by taking part in the many outdoor activities

Price and Availability in Des Moines

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The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Des Moines tends to be Tuesday, while the most expensive day tends to be Saturday. Vacation homes in Des Moines 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 Des Moines is in July, while the cheapest month is in January. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Des Moines is in the high season in June. Des Moines has its low season in January, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.

The Weather in Des Moines

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Des Moines. The warmest months in Des Moines are June and July, when temperatures reach 96 ˚F. The coolest month is December, when temperatures drop to -20 ˚F. The wettest month in Des Moines is August with 9.5 inches of rain, while the driest month is January with 1.06 inches of rain.

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Vacation Rentals in Des Moines

Find the perfect rental for your trip at AllTheRooms.com. We aggregate Airbnb, Agoda, Priceline and others. AllTheRooms has 456 vacation rentals, hotels and other great places to stay during your time in Des Moines, with everything from cheap hostels and homestays to luxury Airbnbs and hotels. For those wanting to keep costs down, the lowest priced place to stay in Des Moines is just $20 a night. The average price of a vacation rental is around $104 per night.

If you have to have internet access during your time in Des Moines, then you can choose from over 69 places to stay that have WiFi internet. 11 of our accommodations include a breakfast in the price. Fitness addicts can get a workout in during their stay by choosing from 19 accommodations that have gym facilities. If you are driving to Des Moines, you'll want to pick from 73 places to stay that provide parking. 11 vacation rentals come with a pool or jacuzzi

Those traveling with a dog, cat or some other animal can stay in one of 24 accommodations that are designated as pet-friendly.

In Des Moines AllTheRooms currently compares hotels, vacation rentals, hostels from more than 3 providers, including 65 places to stay from Airbnb, 13 accommodations from Agoda and 13 places to stay from Priceline.

219 accommodations in Des Moines have been reviewed; 70% are rated excellent or good. 52 accommodations allow instant booking.

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