Discover a selection of 102 vacation rentals in Urbandale, 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 kitchens. Prices start at $119 per night, and houses and condos are popular options for a stay in Urbandale. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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 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 features

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)
How to get there

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.

How many vacation rentals are available around Urbandale, IA?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 102 vacation rentals around Urbandale. From 35 house rentals to 45 condo and apartment rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

Can I rent a city-center property in Urbandale?

If you always enjoy staying in the heart of the action, you may want to think about basing yourself in the main central area. Vrbo has 5 centrally located vacation properties available. That not what you're looking for? Perhaps you might like to scroll through our 3 town vacation rental options instead.

Can I rent a hotel in Urbandale?

If we're talking about service and comfort, a good hotel is hard to top. Whether you're trying to find a place with a sauna and spa or you just want to laze around in a white, fluffy gown, we can help find the right room for you. There are 66 options listed on Vrbo. Rooms start at as little as $35 per night. If that doesn't fit with your crew's style, we have a range of different property types to select from, such as:

  • House: 31 vacation homes. Prices start from $39 per night.
  • Apartment: 14 vacation homes. Prices start from $69 per night.
  • Condo: 6 vacation homes. Prices start from $107 per night.

Can I stay in Urbandale in a large group?

There's nothing more memorable than staying somewhere new with family and friends. The good news is Vrbo has some options to suit big groups. Presently, hotel vacation homes are the latest thing for big groups of visitors here, and we have 11 available on our database. Rental options around here that are suitable for large groups include:

  • If yours is a squad of 6, we offer 20 vacation homes ideal for that size. Spend a night from just $74.
  • If you have 5 in your squad, you'll be thrilled to hear that there are 19 vacation homes that are suitable. You can book one for as little as $87 a night.
  • Looking for places for rent to suit 8 guests? You'll be thrilled to learn we have 9 that'll be ideal. You can grab one for as little as $90 per night.

You and all your besties will be well looked after when you arrange your Urbandale escape with us!

Where are the cheapest rentals in Urbandale?

Vrbo is here to help you make memories with your friends and family. Providing a range of cost-efficient rentals, you're sure to score an incredible hideout that keeps you all under one roof. North of Grand has bargain written all over it. And with 5 Vrbo rentals at an average price of $106 a night, it's not hard to see why. Another 8 Vrbo rentals are available in or around Waveland Park. With an average price of $110 per night, you're sure to grab a deal worth bragging about.