Hotels in Council Bluffs, Iowa

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Council Bluffs overview

You can take in the local culture of Council Bluffs at Union Pacific Railroad Museum and RailsWest Railroad Museum. A stop at other sights like Squirrel Cage Jail and Bayliss Park will create memories. If you're looking for a new favorite getaway, look no further than Council Bluffs.

Where to stay in Council Bluffs

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Council Bluffs has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Council Bluffs with by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all Council Bluffs hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Council Bluffs hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Council Bluffs

Fly in to Omaha, NE (OMA-Eppley Field), 3.8 mi (6.1 km) from downtown Council Bluffs.

What to see around Council Bluffs

A top draw is the area's cultural scene including places like:
  • • Union Pacific Railroad Museum
  • • RailsWest Railroad Museum
  • • Western Historic Trails Center
Here are some favorite choices:
  • • Squirrel Cage Jail
  • • Bayliss Park
  • • Historic General Dodge House
  • • Horseshoe Council Bluffs
  • • Joe's Karting

When to visit Council Bluffs

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

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 58°F day, 13°F night
  • • April-June: 87°F day, 34°F night
  • • July-September: 88°F day, 47°F night
  • • October-December: 71°F day, 14°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 3.62 inches
  • • April-June: 11.89 inches
  • • July-September: 10.31 inches
  • • October-December: 4.84 inches