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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 May, when temperatures peak at 96 ˚F. The coolest month is November, when temperatures drop to -10 ˚F. The wettest month in Des Moines is July with 5.87 inches of rain, while the driest month is November with 0.16 inches of rain.

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Vacation Rentals in Des Moines

Choose the perfect vacation rental for your trip at AllTheRooms.com. We aggregate Airbnb, Agoda, Priceline and others. Des Moines has 456 hotels, vacation rentals and other unique places to stay, with prices to suit careful travellers, extravagant travelers and everything in between. For those traveling on a budget, the most economical place to stay in Des Moines is available at $20 per night. An average vacation rental in Des Moines costs on average $104 per night.

Those looking to get some work done during their trip to Des Moines can pick from 69 places to stay that provide WiFi. 11 of our accommodations include a breakfast in the price. You can keep up with your workout regime by staying at one of 19 accommodations that provide gym facilities. If you're planning on arriving in Des Moines by car, be sure to choose from 73 accommodations that provide parking. We have 11 places to stay that have a pool or jacuzzi.

AllTheRooms has 24 pet-friendly places to stay in Des Moines, so if you're traveling with your pet you won't have any problems.

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.

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