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Des Moines Vacations

A big city with a small-town heart; that's Des Moines, the capital city of America's heartland, in a nutshell. If you want to soak up all the ambiance of this Midwestern gem, Des Moines vacation packages will take care of the logistics so you can spend your holiday enjoy this thriving city.

Major Attractions

You can't visit Iowa's capital city without visiting the distinguished capital building and its iconic 23-karat-gold leafed dome. Bring a picnic and linger on the lush, shady grounds. Another historical attraction not to miss is Terrace Hill. The opulent circa-1869 governor's residence is a shining example of Victorian architecture. Iowa is known for corn and other farm-fresh delights. Sample them at Des Moines' downtown farmer's market. Be sure to come with an appetite. After your meal, head to the Blank Park Zoo, Adventureland Amusement Park, Jasper Winery, or the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden. Whatever your interests, you'll find attractions to pique them in Des Moines. Should you rent a car in Des Moines? If you're staying for more than a weekend, definitely. While there are public transit options in Des Moines, most residents drive. The money you save buying one of the many affordable Des Moines hotel packages may even pay for the cost of your car rental.

Festivals and Events

Whether you stay in five-star luxury hotels or cheap hotels in Des Moines, you'll have access to a concierge--or at least local employees--who can fill you in on special events occurring during your stay. The Des Moines Art Festival in June, Iowa State Fair in August, Fall Festival, Wonder of Words Festival, and Winter Blues Festival are local favorites.

Des Moines is a smart holiday destination and Travelocity offers smart ways to stretch your vacation budget. Des Moines packages bundle airfare and hotel to save you as much as $537. With that kind of savings, you may decide to extend your Midwestern trip.

Top Des Moines Hotels Deals

$87
Hyatt Place West Des Moines Jordan Creek

Hyatt Place West Des Moines Jordan Creek

3.0 out of 5.0 295 64th Street, West Des Moines, IA
5/5
(5 Reviews)
This hotel features a restaurant, an indoor pool, and a bar/lounge. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the 24-hour business center and free WiFi in public areas. Enjoy the 24-hour fitness center and perks like free self parking and a free area shuttle.
$76
Wildwood Lodge

Wildwood Lodge

3.0 out of 5.0 11431 Forest Ave, Clive, IA
4.6/5
(47 Reviews)
This hotel features an indoor pool and a 24-hour fitness center. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the 2 conference rooms, business center, and free airport shuttle. Enjoy the spa tub and free perks like full breakfast and free self parking.
$63
La Quinta by Wyndham Altoona Des Moines

La Quinta by Wyndham Altoona Des Moines

1785 11th Street NW, Altoona, IA
4.2/5
(13 Reviews)
This hotel features an indoor pool and a 24-hour fitness center. There's no skimping on freebies - guests receive free breakfast, free WiFi, and free self parking. A 24-hour business center, dry cleaning, and luggage storage are also on offer.
$65
Ramada Tropics Resort & Conf Center by Wyndham Des Moines

Ramada Tropics Resort & Conf Center by Wyndham Des Moines

3.0 out of 5.0 5000 Merle Hay Rd, Urbandale, IA
3.7/5
(28 Reviews)
A water park and an indoor pool are featured at this smoke-free hotel. There's fun for all ages with a waterslide and an arcade/game room, and families will appreciate the onsite laundry facilities. Enjoy a meal from the restaurant and perks like free self parking and free WiFi.

Things to do in Des Moines

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Top Flight Deals to Des Moines

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^Savings based on all package bookings made with Flight + Hotel on Travelocity.com from January 1, 2018 to December 31, 2018, as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.