Hotels in Waukee, Iowa

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Waukee overview

Families will find plenty of fun at Blank Park Zoo and Iowa State Fairgrounds. Make plans to visit the popular Des Moines Art Center and Salisbury House. Waukee is an inviting destination that has something for everyone.

Where to stay in Waukee

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

How to get to Waukee

Fly in to Des Moines, IA (DSM-Des Moines Intl.), 12.3 mi (19.9 km) from downtown Waukee.

What to see around Waukee

It's notable for its sunsets and favorite places for nature lovers that include:
  • • Grays Lake Center
  • • John and Mary Pappajohn Sculpture Park
  • • Pappajohn Sculpture Park
  • • Des Moines Botanical Center
  • • Saylorville Lake
Some top sights in the area include:
  • • Des Moines Art Center
  • • Salisbury House
  • • Science Center of Iowa
  • • Iowa State Capitol Building
  • • Blank Park Zoo

When to visit Waukee

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