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 highlights

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)
Transport

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.

Where to stay around Urbandale?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 50 holiday lettings near Urbandale. From 32 Houses to 14 Condos/Apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Urbandale is on HomeAway.

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:

  • Pump It Up: 56 holiday lettings
  • Living History Farms: 56 holiday lettings
  • Buccaneer Arena: 56 holiday lettings
  • Hy Vee Hall: 54 holiday lettings
  • Des Moines Area Community College: 52 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.

Can I rent Houses in Urbandale?

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

  • Condos/Apartments: 14 self catering accommodations
  • Townhouses: 3 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 8 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Urbandale?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 5 holiday homes with pool available in Urbandale. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.