What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Urbandale?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Urbandale. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Buccaneer Arena: 34 holiday lettings
  • Merle Hay Mall: 35 holiday lettings
  • Living History Farms: 37 holiday lettings
  • Pump It Up: 34 holiday lettings
  • Jordan Creek Town Center: 38 holiday lettings

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 holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

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 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)

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)