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Indianola overview

Visitors to Indianola can take time to see places like Lake Ahquabi State Park and National Balloon Museum. There's plenty more to see, including local sights like Summerset Winery. If you're looking for a new favorite getaway, look no further than Indianola.

Where to stay in Indianola

A city welcoming to all, Indianola offers a variety of hotels and other lodging choices. There are 2 hotels in Indianola and you can shop as many as 287 deals for rooms on, some with discounts of up to 35%. Our room prices start at 40 USD per night and below are the number of hotels by star rating in Indianola as well as in the surrounding area:
  • • 10 4-star hotels from 92 USD per night
  • • 74 3-star hotels from 71 USD per night
  • • 28 2-star hotels from 48 USD per night

How to get to Indianola

Fly into Des Moines, IA (DSM-Des Moines Intl.), 14.5 mi (23.3 km) from central Indianola.

What to see around Indianola

Family-friendly attractions include:
  • • Blank Park Zoo
  • • Better Homes and Gardens Test Garden
  • • Sleepy Hollow Sports Park
  • • Sky Glider West
  • • Iowa State Fairgrounds
Art, festivals, and museums stand out with top cultural places to visit like:
  • • National Balloon Museum
  • • Fort Des Moines Museum
  • • Science Center of Iowa
  • • Jordan House
  • • The Temple for Performing Arts
It's notable for its swimming spots, flowers, and top spots for nature lovers that include:
  • • Grays Lake Center
  • • John and Mary Pappajohn Sculpture Park
  • • Pappajohn Sculpture Park
  • • Des Moines Botanical Center
  • • East Lake County Park
Take in the collegiate vibe with a visit to:
  • • World Food Prize Hall of Laureates
  • • Drake University
  • • Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge
Some recommended sights include:
  • • Lake Ahquabi State Park
  • • National Balloon Museum
  • • Summerset Winery

When to visit Indianola

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, 14°F night
  • • April-June: 85°F day, 35°F night
  • • July-September: 86°F day, 49°F night
  • • October-December: 69°F day, 15°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 4.61 inches
  • • April-June: 13.50 inches
  • • July-September: 11.65 inches
  • • October-December: 6.26 inches