Discover a selection of 109 vacation rentals in West Des Moines, 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 $90 per night, and condos 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 artsy area of West Des Moines awaits your stay

Enjoy the area's theater scene, live music and opera and make a vacation rental your home during your stay 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-sees 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 vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes West Des Moines a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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 traveler 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 center:

  • 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

Traveling 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 center.

How many vacation rentals are available around West Des Moines, IA?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 109 vacation rentals around West Des Moines. From 53 condo and apartment rentals to 34 house 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 West Des Moines?

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

  • Walnut Woods State Park: 106 vacation rentals
  • Willow Creek Golf Club: 104 vacation rentals
  • West Grand Golf: 107 vacation rentals
  • Jordan Creek Town Center: 106 vacation rentals
  • Mercy Medical Center West Lakes: 105 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around West Des Moines 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 Condos/Apartments in West Des Moines?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 53 Condos/Apartments in West Des Moines. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in West Des Moines include:

  • Houses: 34 rentals available
  • Studios: 50 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 20 vacation rentals with pool available in West Des Moines. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.