Hotels in Historic East Village, Iowa

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Historic East Village overview

Historic East Village is a friendly locale unique for its live music, riverfront, and sports. You'll find extensive bar and dining options. Families will find plenty of fun at Iowa State Fairgrounds and Blank Park Zoo. Popular attractions like Iowa State Capitol Building and Des Moines Botanical Center are sure to leave an impression. If you're looking for a family- and business-friendly getaway, Historic East Village is for you.

Where to stay in Historic East Village

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

How to get to Historic East Village

Fly in to Des Moines, IA (DSM-Des Moines Intl.), 4.4 mi (7.1 km) from downtown Historic East Village.

What to see around Historic East Village

Fun activities include attractions such as:
  • • Wells Fargo Arena
  • • Veterans Memorial Auditorium
  • • Principal Park
  • • The Wallace Centers of Iowa: Wallace House
  • • Sky Glider West
Sights especially popular with families include:
  • • Better Homes and Gardens Test Garden
  • • Sky Glider East
  • • Iowa State Fairgrounds
  • • Sleepy Hollow Sports Park
  • • Blank Park Zoo
Live music and theaters are highlights of the area, along with cultural places like:
  • • State Historical Society of Iowa Museum
  • • Simon Estes Riverfront Amphitheater
  • • World Food Prize Hall of Laureates
  • • Science Center of Iowa
  • • The Temple for Performing Arts
Some top places to visit in the area include:
  • • Iowa State Capitol Building
  • • Des Moines Botanical Center
  • • Salisbury House
  • • Des Moines Art Center
  • • Adventureland

When to visit Historic East Village

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: 4.61 inches
  • April-June: 13.50 inches
  • July-September: 11.65 inches
  • October-December: 6.26 inches