Discover a selection of 102 vacation rentals in Johnston, 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 WiFi. Prices start at $59 per night, and houses and condos are popular options for a stay in Johnston. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
Destination guide

Friendly Johnston will entice you

The area's festivals and opera are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Johnston. This city is welcoming and relaxing, recognized for its restaurants, shopping and riverfront. 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.


Sightseeing in and around Johnston

Are you hoping to find attractions to see in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that Johnston has to offer. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Iowa State Fairgrounds (11.3 mi / 18.2 km)
  • Adventureland (11.7 mi / 18.8 km)
  • Blank Park Zoo (13.6 mi / 21.8 km)
  • Beaver Creek Golf Club (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
  • M2B Raceway (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • John Deere Des Moines Works Tours (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Johnston

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Johnston is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden (9 mi / 14.5 km)
  • Saylorville Lake (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Big Creek State Park (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • John and Mary Pappajohn Sculpture Park (9.1 mi / 14.7 km)
  • Pappajohn Sculpture Park (9.2 mi / 14.7 km)
  • Better Homes and Gardens Test Garden (9.2 mi / 14.8 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Johnston

Fly into Des Moines, IA (DSM-Des Moines Intl.), the closest airport, located 12.3 mi (19.8 km) from the city center.

How many vacation rentals are available around Johnston, IA?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 102 vacation rentals around Johnston. From 35 house rentals to 59 condo and apartment rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to Johnston?

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

  • Pioneer Hi-Bred Headquarters: 108 vacation rentals
  • Iowa Gold Star Military Museum: 107 vacation rentals
  • Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline Park: 108 vacation rentals
  • Saylorville Lake: 119 vacation rentals
  • State Historical Society of Iowa Museum: 108 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Johnston listed on Vrbo 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 Houses in Johnston?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 35 Houses in Johnston. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Johnston include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 59 rentals available
  • Studios: 50 rentals available
  • Apartment: 45 rentals available

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Johnston?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 21 vacation rentals with pool available in Johnston. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.