Hotels in Clive, Iowa

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Clive overview

Clive is a budget-friendly place distinct for its live music and natural features. You're sure to appreciate the ample coffee and dining options. Take in some local culture at popular places like Des Moines Art Center and Science Center of Iowa. Make some time to see popular sights such as Salisbury House and Des Moines Botanical Center. If you're looking for a family- and business-friendly getaway, Clive is for you.

Where to stay in Clive

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

How to get to Clive

Fly in to Des Moines, IA (DSM-Des Moines Intl.), 8.6 mi (13.8 km) from downtown Clive.

What to see around Clive

Fun activities in the area include these attractions:
  • • Clive Aquatic Center
  • • Pump It Up
  • • Buccaneer Arena
  • • Valley Stadium
  • • M2B Raceway
Known for its family-friendly sights such as:
  • • The Wallace Centers of Iowa: Wallace House
  • • Better Homes and Gardens Test Garden
  • • Blank Park Zoo
  • • John Deere Des Moines Works Tours
  • • Brenton Arboretum
The area's local highlights include its live music scene and places like:
  • • Living History Farms
  • • Jordan House
  • • Des Moines Art Center
  • • Des Moines Community Playhouse
  • • Iowa Gold Star Military Museum
It's recognized for its forests, and top places for nature lovers include:
  • • Grays Lake Center
  • • John and Mary Pappajohn Sculpture Park
  • • Pappajohn Sculpture Park
  • • Des Moines Botanical Center
  • • Saylorville Lake
Whether window-shopping or searching for a perfect souvenir, here are some favorite shopping areas:
  • • Valley West Mall
  • • Jordan Creek Town Center
  • • Merle Hay Mall
  • • Southridge Mall
Some popular places in the area to visit include:
  • • Salisbury House
  • • Science Center of Iowa
  • • Iowa State Capitol Building
  • • Iowa State Fairgrounds
  • • Adventureland

When to visit Clive

Curious about when's the best time to visit? Here are the seasonal norms to help with your planning:

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