Discover a selection of 136 holiday rentals in West Des Moines, IA, US that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo holiday homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including pool and internet/WiFi. Prices start at £ 57 per night, and flats & apartments and houses are popular options for a stay in West Des Moines. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
Destination guide

The theatrical area of West Des Moines awaits your stay

Enjoy the area's theatre scene, live music and opera with a rental holiday home in West Des Moines. This city's shopping, sporting events and restaurants draw many visitors. Des Moines Art Center and Salisbury House are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in and around West Des Moines

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes West Des Moines a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Blank Park Zoo (9.4 mi / 15.1 km)
  • Iowa State Fairgrounds (11.7 mi / 18.9 km)
  • Adventureland (15 mi / 24.1 km)
  • Clive Aquatic Center (1.1 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Pump It Up (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • West Grand Golf (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in West Des Moines

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, West Des Moines is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
  • Walnut Woods State Park (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Gray’s Lake Park (7 mi / 11.3 km)
  • Better Homes and Gardens Test Garden (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
  • John and Mary Pappajohn Sculpture Park (7.3 mi / 11.8 km)
  • Pappajohn Sculpture Park (7.4 mi / 11.9 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around West Des Moines

The nearest airport is in Des Moines, IA (DSM-Des Moines Intl.), located 7.8 mi (12.6 km) from the city centre.

Can I find a vacation rental around West Des Moines?

Yes, our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 136 vacation rentals near West Des Moines. From 84 flats & apartments to 41 houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near West Des Moines for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

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

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

  • Jordan House: 150 vacation rentals
  • Mercy Medical Center West Lakes: 147 vacation rentals
  • Walnut Woods State Park: 149 vacation rentals
  • Willow Creek Golf Club: 147 vacation rentals
  • West Grand Golf: 150 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around West Des Moines listed on Vrbo UK 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 Flats in West Des Moines?

Yes, of course. Vrbo UK has 84 Flats in West Des Moines. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in West Des Moines include:

  • Houses: 41 rentals available
  • Studios: 79 rentals available
  • Cabins: 2 rentals available

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

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

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 28 vacation rentals with pool available in West Des Moines. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.