Vacation Homes in Iowa

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The White House 3 Bedroom home in great location
Situated in Sergeant Bluff, this vacation home is within 9 mi (15 km) of Argosy Casino, Tyson Event Center, and Orpheum Theatre. Casino Sioux City and Sioux ...
4.7/5 Exceptional! (10 reviews)
Very nice
"This was a very pleasant place to stay and unbelievably close to the Sioux City airport. We will book again with Brad!"

Reviewed on Jan 11, 2022

The White House 3 Bedroom home in great location
Whiterock Conservancy - Woodland Carriage House
The price is $104 per night from Jan 21 to Jan 22
Situated in Coon Rapids, this vacation home is 11.9 mi (19.1 km) from Lake Panorama and within 20 mi (32 km) of Springbrook State Park and Sheeder Prairie State ...
5/5 Exceptional! (2 reviews)
Green Dream
"We three artists spent an afternoon and night at the Woodland Carriage House. The land itself is inspiring. There is an intense sense of peace, something we needed. (We would love to return to spend a week making art at the River House which would offer more private spaces--- but I do not know if ..."

Reviewed on Sep 11, 2021

Whiterock Conservancy - Woodland Carriage House
Your South Central Iowa Home
Situated in Knoxville, this vacation home is within a 15-minute walk of Peace Tree Brewing Company and Knoxville Raceway. National Sprint Car Hall of Fame and ...
Your South Central Iowa Home
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Cozy little getaway in the heart of the city. A short drive from Galena.
The price is $120 per night from Feb 1 to Feb 2
Situated in Dubuque, this vacation home is within a 15-minute walk of Mississippi River and University of Dubuque. Loras College and Five Flags Center are also ...
4.7/5 Exceptional! (77 reviews)
Quick Ski Getaway
"This cozy house was perfect for our quick ski getaway to Sundown. Easy drive to the mountain and enough kitchen supplies to make our breakfast and dinner."

Reviewed on Jan 14, 2022

Cozy little getaway in the heart of the city. A short drive from Galena.
Ranch styled home, in a quiet neighborhood,  totally remodeled in 2020.
The price is $85 per night from Jan 18 to Jan 19
This family-friendly Bellevue vacation home is located on a river, just steps from Bellevue State Park and Mississippi River. Riverview Park is 0.8 mi (1.2 km) ...
4.7/5 Exceptional! (44 reviews)
Its was so amazing!! Beautiful home, stylishly decorated!!
"Absolute perfection!!"

Reviewed on Jan 12, 2022

Ranch styled home, in a quiet neighborhood, totally remodeled in 2020.
Small city staying
The price is $55 per night from Jan 18 to Jan 19
Situated in Buffalo, this vacation home is steps from Buffalo Beach and Mississippi River. Buffalo Shores Beach is 1.2 mi (1.9 km) away.
Small city staying
Botanical Suite at Elkader Jailhouse Inn
The price is $75 per night from Jan 19 to Jan 20
Situated in Elkader, this vacation home is within 16 mi (25 km) of Mississippi River, Froelich Foundation Museum, and Spook Cave. Backbone State Park and Brush ...
4.7/5 Exceptional! (10 reviews)
Nice home with many antiques and much character.
"I loved the main home n my room. Awesome bathroom. found the jail room interesting but would rather have tv in room. The bed in room was not comfortable since i prefer a firm mattress."

Reviewed on Sep 11, 2021

Botanical Suite at Elkader Jailhouse Inn
River Valley Cabin
Lansing, IA
The price is $295 per night from Jan 18 to Jan 19
This family-friendly Lansing vacation home is located on a river, 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Mississippi River, and within 6 mi (10 km) of Clear Creek Park and Mount ...
4.9/5 Exceptional! (25 reviews)
Great experience!
"The whole place was perfect. Clean, plenty of space, and had everything we needed."

Reviewed on Jan 13, 2022

River Valley Cabin
Triggs Bay Resort
3 out of 5
180 Linden Dr, Arnolds Park, IA
Located in Arnolds Park, this beachfront vacation home is in the entertainment district, just steps from East Okoboji Lake and West Okoboji Lake. Arnolds Park ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (2 reviews)
Triggs is a great stay in Okoboji
"The only negative I will say about Triggs is it is not a posh upscale expensive resort. The rooms are comfortable and functional and the location is great. You are right on the lake shore. I found the staff to be friendly and very helpful. The kitchen could have been a little more stocked - there ..."

Reviewed on Oct 4, 2016

Triggs Bay Resort
14 Bedrooms Awesome location!! Large Groups - sleeps up to 32
This family-friendly Arnolds Park vacation home is within 1 mi (2 km) of East Okoboji Lake and West Okoboji Lake. Arnolds Park is 0.5 mi (0.9 km) away.
4.8/5 Exceptional! (45 reviews)
Great space
"Worked well, rooms were clean and good sized for our large group."

Reviewed on Jan 13, 2022

14 Bedrooms Awesome location!! Large Groups - sleeps up to 32
2 Bedroom, 1bath, hot tub, sauna, gym , patio, near U of Iowa and shopping!
Located in Wickham, this golf vacation home is within 3 mi (5 km) of Xtream Arena & GreenState Family Fieldhouse, University of Iowa, and Coral Ridge Mall. Coralville ...
5/5 Exceptional! (1 review)
A Fantastic Stay
"I would highly recommend staying here. Great hospitality. Very clean with spa, gym, and hot tub. Located in a safe luxury neighborhood with easy access to both Coralville and Iowa City. I’ll be staying here for all my future Iowa City trips!"

Reviewed on Dec 7, 2021

2 Bedroom, 1bath, hot tub, sauna, gym , patio, near U of Iowa and shopping!
Nice and clean 1 bedroom studio in Walk-in Basement
The price is $85 per night from Jan 18 to Jan 19
Situated in North Liberty, this vacation home is 2.8 mi (4.6 km) from Coral Ridge Mall and within 6 mi (10 km) of University of Iowa and Xtream Arena & GreenState ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (3 reviews)
Very Nice Place!
"This is a very nice place! The location is great with easy access to about anything you need nearby. It was very clean and the bed was comfortable. The host was very accommodating and responsive any questions both before arrival and after. I would highly recommend staying here!"

Reviewed on Nov 9, 2021

Nice and clean 1 bedroom studio in Walk-in Basement
GRACELAND….Party Hard, Relax, or Both! ITS UP TO YOU! Sleeps 23+!
The price is $399 per night from Jan 18 to Jan 19
This family-friendly West Des Moines vacation home is within 2 mi (3 km) of West Glen Town Center, MercyOne Mills Civic Express Care, and Valley Stadium. Jordan ...
4.8/5 Exceptional! (9 reviews)
Family Christmas
"Lots of fun things for a family event. Wood burning fireplace was nice. We plan on coming back in the Summer to enjoy some of the outdoor fun as well."

Reviewed on Jan 15, 2022

GRACELAND….Party Hard, Relax, or Both! ITS UP TO YOU! Sleeps 23+!
close to shopping casino. Spacious rooms new beds
Situated in Burlington, this vacation home is within 3 mi (5 km) of Mississippi River, FunCity, and Catfish Bend Casino. Snake Alley and Community Field are ...
4.9/5 Exceptional! (18 reviews)
Burlington Bliss
"The property was extremely clean and well stocked. The owner could not be nicer or more accommodating. The best VRBO experience ever. If you need a clean comfortable place to stay in Burlington, Iowa you can’t go wrong."

Reviewed on Nov 14, 2021

close to shopping casino. Spacious rooms new beds
Master Suite at Elkader Jailhouse Inn
The price is $75 per night from Jan 19 to Jan 20
Situated in Elkader, this vacation home is within 16 mi (25 km) of Mississippi River, Froelich Foundation Museum, and Spook Cave. Backbone State Park and Brush ...
3.8/5 Good! (4 reviews)
Not impressed
"The sidewalk leading up to the door was not shoveled well enough for someone with crutches or a boot or even myself to walk. It look like somebody Took a small shovel and tried to make a path in the grass but not on the sidewalk. The steps leading up to the door and the front step are extremely slippery ..."

Reviewed on Feb 15, 2021

Master Suite at Elkader Jailhouse Inn
modern farmhouse 4bd 2ba w/ a porch swing and all the amenities!
The price is $350 per night from Jan 19 to Jan 20
This family-friendly Des Moines vacation home is located on a lake, within 3 mi (5 km) of Copper Creek Golf Course and Iowa State Fairgrounds. Sleepy Hollow ...
5/5 Exceptional! (2 reviews)
State Fair Stay
"Close to the Iowa State Fairgrounds, easy to get to, roomy, had what we needed for the weekend stay!"

Reviewed on Aug 16, 2021

modern farmhouse 4bd 2ba w/ a porch swing and all the amenities!
Lake, Beach, Seclusion, but near everything. What more could you ask for?
Situated on the waterfront, this vacation home is within 9 mi (15 km) of Joseph Baum Memorial Park, Tirril Park, and Regional Medical Center. Hart Ridge Golf ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (13 reviews)
"I would definitely stay there again. The only recommendation I have is better signage to guide the renter to the property, especially if arriving at night. GPS didn't get us to the exact location. Also, put the address number on the house. We didn't know we found the property until we called the ..."

Reviewed on Oct 15, 2021

Lake, Beach, Seclusion, but near everything. What more could you ask for?
Soules Barn & Bunkhouse ~ Experience a night in the country!
4.9/5 Exceptional! (11 reviews)
Coming home to Iowa
"Loved the farmhouse. Linda took the kids on a tractor ride! Fire pit was great. Would recommend this place to anyone who wants peace and quiet."

Reviewed on Oct 16, 2021

Soules Barn & Bunkhouse ~ Experience a night in the country!
Farmhouse on the Lake
Ayrshire, IA
The price is $99 per night from Jan 18 to Jan 19
Located on the waterfront, this family-friendly vacation home is within 25 mi (40 km) of Palo Alto County Health System, Clay County Fairgrounds, and Riverview ...
4.9/5 Exceptional! (28 reviews)
Wonderful Time
"It was a very quiet and peaceful place. We had everything from kayaking, paddle boat, fire pit, grill, 3 bedroom house and 2 bathrooms. It has its own unique style and look. Kent was amazing and kept in contact with me and answered all my questions"

Reviewed on Sep 13, 2021

Farmhouse on the Lake
Lake Cabin Get Away.
Situated on a lake, this vacation home is within 9 mi (15 km) of Joseph Baum Memorial Park, Tirril Park, and Regional Medical Center. Hart Ridge Golf Course ...
4/5 Very Good! (2 reviews)
Great place
"Great place"

Reviewed on Aug 7, 2021

Lake Cabin Get Away.
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Booking Tips to Find the Best Iowa Vacation Homes


How much does it cost to rent a vacation home in Iowa?

You can find incredible Iowa vacation homes for all types of budgets: between $55 and $399 per night. The more amenities the rental has, and its proximity to popular places, the higher the price.


What is the best time to stay in a vacation home in Iowa?

If you are looking for a great deal on your vacation home in Iowa, consider visiting in , when prices are usually cheaper.


How many vacation homes are available for rent in Iowa?

There are 282 rental houses to choose from for your trip. You’ll find holiday homes located throughout the city, near sightseeing spots, and close to local nature areas.


How do I find the best deal for a vacation home in Iowa?

Begin by entering your trip dates to see what type of Iowa rental houses are available. Use the map to zoom closer into the areas or zoom out to include more locations. Use the filters on the left side of your search results to narrow down by star rating, price, number of bedrooms, amenities, and more—Expedia makes it easy to score the best deal for your budget.


Why should I rent a vacation home in Iowa?

Booking Iowa vacation home rentals is the perfect way to spend a vacation because of the privacy, variety of amenities, and comfort you’ll have in your own space.


What amenities are available in a private vacation home?

When thinking about what you want in your Iowa rental house, dream big! Depending on your budget and the area, you’ll find amenities like a private pool, hot tub, free parking, fully-equipped kitchen, in-home washer and dryer, Wi-Fi, and a beautiful view or easy access to local sightseeing spots. You can even filter your search results by accessibility to ensure that everyone in your party will be comfortable.


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