Where to stay around Des Moines?

Our 2018 property listings offer a large selection of 2,266 vacation rentals near Des Moines. From 1,019 Condos/Apartments to 757 Studios, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Des Moines for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Des Moines?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Des Moines:

  • Seattle Waterfront: 844 vacation rentals
  • North End: 49 vacation rentals
  • North Admiral: 77 vacation rentals
  • Old Town: 24 vacation rentals
  • Lakeview: 18 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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

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

  • Des Moines Marina: 3,208 vacation rentals
  • Highline Community College: 2,994 vacation rentals
  • Seattle Center: 2,010 vacation rentals
  • Washington State Convention Center: 3,319 vacation rentals
  • Lake Sammamish State Park: 3,026 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Des Moines 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 Condos/Apartments in Des Moines?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 1,019 Condos/Apartments in Des Moines. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Des Moines include:

  • Studios: 757 rentals available
  • Hotels: 510 rentals available
  • Houses: 468 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Des Moines?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 404 vacation rentals with pool available in Des Moines. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

    Explore the waterfront setting in Des Moines

    Enjoy the churches and other features of Des Moines. Renowned for its shopping, restaurants and bird watching, this city welcomes all visitors. Museum of Glass and Pike Place Market are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.

    Activities and attractions in Des Moines

    Are you searching for attractions to see while you're in town? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Des Moines a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

    • Space Needle (16.1 mi / 25.9 km)
    • Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium (11.2 mi / 18.1 km)
    • Puyallup Fairgrounds (14.3 mi / 23.1 km)
    • Seattle Great Wheel (15.1 mi / 24.3 km)
    • Riverbend Golf Complex (2.6 mi / 4.1 km)
    • Kent Valley Ice Center (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)

    Exploring the natural features in Des Moines

    Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Des Moines. These are some of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

    • Saltwater State Park (1 mi / 1.6 km)
    • Marine View Park (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
    • Van Doren's Landing Park (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
    • Lake Fenwick Park (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
    • Hogan Park (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
    • Angle Lake Park (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)