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Destination guide

Head to the remote city of Urbandale

The area's history and festivals are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Urbandale. This welcoming city is known for its restaurants, shopping and sporting events. Des Moines Art Center and Salisbury House are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Urbandale

Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that Urbandale has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Blank Park Zoo (10.4 mi / 16.8 km)
  • Iowa State Fairgrounds (11 mi / 17.7 km)
  • Adventureland (13.4 mi / 21.6 km)
  • Pump It Up (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Clive Aquatic Center (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • M2B Raceway (3.4 mi / 5.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Urbandale

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Urbandale is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden (7.8 mi / 12.5 km)
  • Walnut Woods State Park (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Better Homes and Gardens Test Garden (7 mi / 11.3 km)
  • John and Mary Pappajohn Sculpture Park (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • Pappajohn Sculpture Park (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
  • Gray’s Lake Park (7.3 mi / 11.8 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Urbandale

The nearest airport is in Des Moines, IA (DSM-Des Moines Intl.), located 8.9 mi (14.3 km) from the city center.

Can I find a vacation rental around Urbandale?

Yes, our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 57 vacation rentals near Urbandale. From 32 Houses to 19 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Urbandale for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Urbandale?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Urbandale. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Pump It Up: 62 vacation rentals
  • Living History Farms: 62 vacation rentals
  • Buccaneer Arena: 62 vacation rentals
  • Saylorville Lake: 71 vacation rentals
  • Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline Park: 60 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Urbandale listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Urbandale?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 32 Houses in Urbandale. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Urbandale include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 19 rentals available
  • Cabins: 2 rentals available
  • Cottages: 2 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Urbandale?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 4 vacation rentals with pool available in Urbandale. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.