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Urbandale overview

Urbandale is a budget-friendly place distinct for its gardens and sports, and known for its waterparks and shops. You'll enjoy the ample coffee and bar options, along with outdoor areas for running and walking. Take in some local culture at popular places like Des Moines Art Center and Science Center of Iowa. Popular sights like Salisbury House and Des Moines Botanical Center won't disappoint. Urbandale is a family- and business-friendly destination with something for everyone.

Where to stay in Urbandale

With a wide assortment of lodging choices to choose from, Urbandale has options to suit everyone's style. There are 112 hotels in the Urbandale area and you can shop as many as 24 deals for rooms on Hotels.com, some with discounts of up to 30%.
  • • 34 2-star hotels with an average price of $55 per night
  • • 63 3-star hotels with an average price of $76 per night
  • • 11 4-star hotels with an average price of $103 per night

Here are the top hotels based on 16094 user reviews of Urbandale hotels:
  • • Fairfield Inn & Suites Des Moines Urbandale (Urbandale)
  • • Holiday Inn Express and Suites Urbandale (Urbandale)
  • • Hotel Renovo (Urbandale)
  • • Sleep Inn Urbandale (Urbandale)
  • • Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Urbandale/Des Moines (Urbandale)

How to get to Urbandale

Fly in to Des Moines, IA (DSM-Des Moines Intl.), 8.8 mi (14.2 km) from downtown Urbandale.

What to see around Urbandale

Outdoorsy fun is on hand like sporting events and running, along with attractions such as:
  • • Pump It Up
  • • Clive Aquatic Center
  • • Buccaneer Arena
  • • M2B Raceway
  • • Valley Stadium
The gardens and waterparks are family-friendly highlights, and top sights include:
  • • The Wallace Centers of Iowa: Wallace House
  • • Better Homes and Gardens Test Garden
  • • John Deere Des Moines Works Tours
  • • Blank Park Zoo
  • • Sky Glider East
Whether window-shopping or searching for a perfect souvenir, here are some favorite shopping areas:
  • • Valley West Mall
  • • Merle Hay Mall
  • • Jordan Creek Town Center
  • • Southridge Mall
Some popular places in the area to visit include:
  • • Des Moines Art Center
  • • Salisbury House
  • • Des Moines Botanical Center
  • • Science Center of Iowa
  • • Iowa State Capitol Building

When to visit Urbandale

If you're still deciding when to visit, here are the seasonal norms to help you plan:

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: 4.6 inches
  • • April-June: 13.5 inches
  • • July-September: 11.7 inches
  • • October-December: 6.3 inches