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Des Moines Vacation Rentals

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 most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Des Moines is in July, while the cheapest month is in November. 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 November, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.
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 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 August, when temperatures peak at 99 ˚F. The coolest month is January, when temperatures drop to -19 ˚F. The wettest month in Des Moines is June with 9.4 inches of rain, while the driest month is July with 0.38 inches of rain.

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Vacation Rentals in Des Moines

Choose the perfect accommodation for your trip at AllTheRooms.com. We aggregate Airbnb, Agoda, priceline and more. Des Moines has 492 hotels, vacation rentals and other unique places to stay, with prices to suit budget travelers, luxury travelers and everything in between. For those traveling on a budget, the cheapest place to stay in Des Moines is available at $15 per night. A typical accommodation in Des Moines costs on average $108 per night.

If you need an internet connection during your stay in Des Moines, then you can choose from over 57 places to stay that provide WiFi internet. We have 18 accommodations that come with a breakfast included. You can keep up with your workout regime by staying at one of 14 accommodations that provide gym facilities. If you're planning on arriving in Des Moines by car, be sure to choose from 58 accommodations that provide parking. 10 hotels and vacation rentals have a pool or jacuzzi.

Those traveling with a dog, cat or some other animal can stay in one of 21 accommodations that are designated as pet-friendly.

We combine a wide variety of Des Moines accommodations including vacation rentals, homestays, hostels and other unique places to stay into one easy search. We show results from more than 4 providers, including 51 places to stay from Airbnb, 19 accommodations from Agoda and 9 places to stay from priceline.

240 of our accommodations in Des Moines have been reviewed and rated. 71% are rated excellent or good. You can instantly book any of 44 places to stay right now.