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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 hottest month in Des Moines is July, when temperatures peak at 101 ˚F. The coolest month is November, when temperatures drop to -17 ˚F. The wettest month in Des Moines is March with 6.3 inches of rain, while the driest month is November with 0.7 inches of rain.

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Vacation Rentals in Des Moines

Choose the perfect vacation rental for your vacation at AllTheRooms.com. We compare Airbnb, Agoda, Priceline and more. Des Moines has 456 hotels, vacation rentals and other special places to stay, with prices to suit careful travellers, luxury travelers and everything in between. If you are trying to keep costs down, the lowest priced place to stay in Des Moines is only $20 per night. The average price of a rental is around $104 per night.

If you want an internet connection during your stay in Des Moines, then you can choose from over 69 accommodations that provide WiFi internet. 11 places to stay include a breakfast. Choose from 19 accommodations that provide gym options, so you don't miss a single workout. Driving to Des Moines? Then choose one of the 73 places to stay that comes with a parking spot included. We track 11 accommodations that have a pool or jacuzzi.

If you're traveling with a furry friend, then be sure to choose one of the 24 pet-friendly accommodations available.

We combine a wide variety of Des Moines accommodations including vacation rentals, home stays, hostels and other unique places to stay into one easy search. We show results from more than 3 providers, including 65 places to stay from Airbnb, 19 accommodations from Agoda and 13 places to stay from Priceline.

219 of our accommodations in Des Moines have been reviewed and rated. 70% are rated excellent or good. 52 places to stay in are instantly bookable.

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