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Johnston overview

Visitors to Johnston can take time to see places like Iowa Gold Star Military Museum and Pioneer Hi-Bred Headquarters. Johnston is an inviting destination that has something for everyone.

Where to stay in Johnston

Whether you plan to stay for a night or a week, Johnston has the right accommodation for you. There are 5 hotels in Johnston and you can shop as many as 179 deals for rooms on Hotels.com, some with discounts of up to 52%. Our room prices start at 40 USD per night and below are the number of hotels by star rating in Johnston as well as in the surrounding area:
  • • 10 4-star hotels from 99 USD per night
  • • 95 3-star hotels from 72 USD per night
  • • 36 2-star hotels from 48 USD per night

How to get to Johnston

Fly into Des Moines, IA (DSM-Des Moines Intl.), 12.3 mi (19.8 km) from central Johnston.

What to see around Johnston

Fun activities include attractions such as:
  • • M2B Raceway
  • • Pump It Up
  • • Buccaneer Arena
  • • Clive Aquatic Center
  • • The Wallace Centers of Iowa: Wallace House
Sights especially popular with families include:
  • • John Deere Des Moines Works Tours
  • • Better Homes and Gardens Test Garden
  • • Sky Glider East
  • • Sky Glider West
  • • Iowa State Fairgrounds
Festivals and theaters are top draws with cultural places to visit like:
  • • Iowa Gold Star Military Museum
  • • Ankeny Art Center
  • • Living History Farms
  • • Des Moines Community Playhouse
  • • Des Moines Art Center
Whether window-shopping or searching for a perfect souvenir, here are some favorite shopping areas:
  • • Merle Hay Mall
  • • Valley West Mall
  • • Jordan Creek Town Center
  • • Southridge Mall
Some recommended sights include:
  • • Iowa Gold Star Military Museum
  • • Pioneer Hi-Bred Headquarters

When to visit Johnston

Wondering when's the best time to visit? Here are seasonal norms to help you plan your trip:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 56°F day, 11°F night
  • • April-June: 86°F day, 32°F night
  • • July-September: 87°F day, 45°F night
  • • October-December: 71°F day, 12°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 4.09 inches
  • • April-June: 13.74 inches
  • • July-September: 12.60 inches
  • • October-December: 5.75 inches