Discover a selection of 39 vacation rentals in Adel, IA that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including swimming pools and private pools. Prices start at $157 per night, and houses and condos are popular options for a stay in Adel. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Book a vacation rental for your Adel getaway

Enjoy the wineries and other features of Adel. This city is well-known for its shopping and restaurants. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.

Things to do

Sightseeing in and around Adel

Are you searching for attractions to see in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Adel a fun spot to vacation. These 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 (21.5 mi / 34.6 km)
  • Clive Aquatic Center (12.5 mi / 20.2 km)
  • Penoach Winery (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • West Grand Golf (12.6 mi / 20.2 km)
  • Beaver Creek Golf Club (14.8 mi / 23.8 km)
  • Waveland Municipal Golf Course (17.2 mi / 27.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Adel

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Adel is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Raccoon River Park (15.6 mi / 25.2 km)
  • Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden (20.8 mi / 33.5 km)
  • Walnut Woods State Park (15.2 mi / 24.4 km)
  • Saylorville Lake (17.7 mi / 28.4 km)
  • Gray’s Lake Park (19.5 mi / 31.4 km)
  • John and Mary Pappajohn Sculpture Park (19.8 mi / 31.9 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Adel

Fly into Des Moines International Airport (DSM), the closest airport, located 19.9 mi (32 km) from the city center.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Adel?

Whether you're searching for an intimate escape for you and your honey or somewhere spacious to fit all your friends, you'll find some top vacation rentals in and around Adel. Here are a couple to get you inspired:

  • Make use of handy amenities like free toiletries and coffee and tea making facilities at "Beautiful Rustic Barn, 40x100 Event Tent". Situated around 35 miles from Adel, this unique option has 2 bedrooms and is a hit with guests.
  • Another enticing choice is "Walnut Place A Charming Home In Historic Valley Junction Area Of West Des Moines", which is around 18 miles from Adel. Offering 4 bedrooms, a fitness facility and cookware, dishware and utensils, it has everything you need to keep you comfortable and content.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect Adel vacation rental for you.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in or near Adel?

Take a rain check on those household chores, because weekends were made for fun. Choose one of these weekend getaways in and near Adel and make the most of all the fantastic things to do nearby:

  • "Historic Lustron Home Blocks From The Rrvt" is a comfortable option around 7 miles northeast of central Adel. There's no need to go far to find an unforgettable experience around here. Pull out your map and head for McHose Park and Iowa Arboretum. Activities like snorkeling and fishing will add a nice touch to your weekend trip.
  • Alternatively, enjoy some downtime at "Huge Lower Level Suite In 1913 Historic Church". Approximately 7 miles northeast of Adel, activities around here include cycling and golf. Rather see the sights? Make a detour to Otter Creek Golf Course and Lake Panorama.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Adel?

Usually compact, reasonably priced and conveniently located, it's easy to be impressed by a studio apartment. Get cozy in one of these options and get acquainted with Adel up close:

  • Make "Super Clean 1 Queen Suite With Private Bath" your home away from home. This sought-after vacation rental features amenities including towels and air conditioning.
  • Alternatively, get away to "Close To Everything 1bed/1bath 3 Minutes From Dtwn", which comes with conveniences such as a microwave oven and off-street parking options.

There are many attractions around Adel to put on your to-do list. Feed your inner culture lover and visit Fisher Community Center Art Gallery and Octagon Center for the Arts.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Adel?

From cozy studio apartments to large vacation rentals, Vrbo has your whirlwind escape sorted. Here are some of our favorite stays in and around Adel:

  • Close to the center of Adel, "Huge Lower Level Suite In 1913 Historic Church" welcomes short-term guests. When you're not holed up in your cozy digs, get out and explore the area's best sights.
  • Another fantastic option is "Cozy Piece Of A Coal Minors History". Round up your nearest and dearest and enjoy a comfortable stay near the heart of Adel.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Adel?

Nothing says "I love you" like a romantic weekend rendezvous. If you're longing to spend a couple of relaxing nights away with your sweetie, we've got some romantic getaways in and around Adel that will sweep you off your feet:

  • Sneak off on Friday for a few passionate nights at "Walnut Place A Charming Home In Historic Valley Junction Area Of West Des Moines". Approximately 18 miles from Adel, it comes with lots of nice touches, including beauty services and massage services.
  • Another option where you can enjoy a few precious days together is "Raccoon River Retreat: Indoor Pool And Outdoor Fun". Around 6 miles from Adel, a swimming pool and air conditioning add to the ambiance here.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in or near Adel?

Share your stay and multiply the fun. Whether you're planning an epic escape with friends or an overdue family reunion, there's no shortage of large group vacation rentals in and around Adel:

  • Providing comfort, space and privacy, you'll get your guests' seal of approval at "Walnut Place A Charming Home In Historic Valley Junction Area Of West Des Moines". Up to 20 people can be accommodated at this retreat which has 4 bedrooms, a kitchen and a fireplace. You'll find it around 18 miles to the east of Adel.
  • Nothing's more important than being with the people you love, and "Historic Home In The Heart Of Perry" makes it easy to do that. Located around 16 miles to the north of Adel, as many as 14 guests can stay in this vacation rental which has 6 bedrooms. A kitchen and a garden are among the numerous amenities you'll have at hand.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near Adel?

Nothing screams good times like a pool. Dust off your flamingo floatie and check out these rental houses in or near Adel that feature this vacation perk:

  • Treat your crew to an unforgettable stay at "Peaceful 3 Bedroom House 3 Minutes From Downtown Great For Business Or Family". There's a lot to love about this getaway apart from its pool, such as a fridge and towels.
  • Spend leisurely days swimming or catching a few peaceful moments beside the water at "This House Is In A Quiet Neighborhood Near Major Attractions". This vacation rental is another favorite and comes with a living room, free toiletries and more.

Adel has a humid continental climate, with average summertime temperatures hovering between 65 ºF and 80 ºF. But you don't have to wait until summer to visit. Take a look at the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the ideal Adel vacation rental and plan your escape for whatever season you like.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in or near Adel?

Every family get-together should be memorable. Whether you're organizing an action-packed escape with the kids or a long-overdue family reunion, these large family vacation rentals in or near Adel offer a comfy home away from home with enough space for everyone:

  • Get your nearest and dearest together at "Walnut Place A Charming Home In Historic Valley Junction Area Of West Des Moines", which has 4 bedrooms sleeping up to 20 guests. This escape is around 18 miles to the east of Adel and features amenities such as a kitchen and childrens activities.
  • "Raccoon River Retreat: Indoor Pool And Outdoor Fun" is also popular with families. It's about 6 miles to the north of Adel, has 4 bedrooms and accommodates up to 8 people. Useful amenities here include towels and childrens activities.

If you're eager to sightsee, there are plenty of family-friendly attractions close by to put on your wish list. Adventureland, Iowa State Fairgrounds and Matchstick Marvels Museum are good places to start.

Can I find family cabin rentals in or near Adel?

Escape the daily grind and treat the ones you love to a vacation of a different kind. Stay in one of these family cabins in or near Adel and get the camping experience — but with all the creature comforts you're used to!

  • "Wooded Cottage On 10 Acres To Explore And Entertain" - This popular escape offers a living room and coffee and tea making facilities and is about 17 miles south of the center of Adel.
  • "The Corn Crib Is A Fully Furnished Rental Cabin In The City" - Round up the troops and spend a few nights or more at this welcoming property, which is around 30 miles to the southeast of Adel. You'll have access to a garden, free toiletries and a good deal more.

For more options, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the Adel vacation rental that's perfect for your needs.

Are there vacation rentals with fire pits in or near Adel?

If you like the idea of relaxing around a campfire but aren't into the "camp" part, a vacation rental with a fire pit will be just the ticket. Enjoy the conveniences of home at one of these properties in or near Adel that come with this red-hot perk:

  • "Luxury Country Chic Loft Apt On The Great Western Bike Trail Handicapped Access" features a swimming pool, a kitchen, and of course, a fire pit. Sing "Kumbaya" (or something a bit more modern!), share scary stories or just hang out with friends and family at this top retreat.
  • Alternatively, let the flickering flames lull you into a state of peace and relaxation at "Super Clean 1 Queen Suite With Private Bath". When you're not kicking back around the fire pit, make the most of conveniences like a garden and a firepit.