Family Hotels in Des Moines

Family Hotels in Des Moines

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What is Des Moines Like for Family-Friendly Vacations?

If you're looking for the ideal family-friendly vacation destination, you may want to consider Des Moines. Here you'll find an interesting array of family activities sure to appeal to both children and adults alike. From the sports events to the live music, Des Moines has lots of things to see and do that everyone will enjoy. Spend a day checking out attractions like Des Moines Civic Center, Hy Vee Hall and Iowa Events Center. When you're ready to kick back after a day of touring the area with the kids, Des Moines has a variety of places to stay, such as family hotels with pools and hotels with suites for families. You can pick from 22 Des Moines accommodations to find one you and the family will like.

What Are Some Places to Stay with Kids in Des Moines?

Our travelers have rated these as their favorite kid-friendly hotels:

    Homewood Suites by Hilton Des Moines Airport

    3-star hotel
    • Free parking • Free cribs • Free breakfast • Indoor pool • In-room kitchens

    Quality Inn & Suites

    City-center hotel in Lovington
    • Free parking • Free continental breakfast • Indoor pool • Free in-room WiFi • Laundry room

    Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Des Moines Airport

    2.5-star Des Moines hotel with 24-hour fitness center
    • Free parking • Free cribs • Free continental breakfast • Free in-room internet • Indoor pool

    Quality Inn

    2.5-star hotel
    • Free parking • Free full breakfast • Indoor pool • Free in-room WiFi • Laundry room

    Econo Lodge Inn & Suites - Des Moines/Merle Hays Road

    Des Moines hotel in shopping district
    • Free parking • Free in-room WiFi • Laundry room

What Should I See and Do with Kids in Des Moines?

You'll find that Des Moines and the surrounding area offers lots of interesting things to see and do while you're visiting the area with the family. Here are some recommendations to make your stay both educational and lots of fun:

  • Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden
  • Pappajohn Sculpture Park
  • John and Mary Pappajohn Sculpture Park

  • Museums & Art Galleries
  • Science Center of Iowa
  • Des Moines Art Center
  • World Food Prize Hall of Laureates

  • Sights & Landmarks
  • Des Moines Civic Center
  • Hy Vee Hall
  • Iowa Events Center
  • Merle Hay Mall
  • Outlets of Des Moines
  • West Glen Town Center

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