Families will find kid-friendly activities in Urbandale, and visitors give high marks for the top-notch restaurants. Tucked away and welcoming, this city will delight tourists with its shopping, festivals, and sporting events. Des Moines Art Center, Salisbury House, and Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden are some of the top sights around the area.
- You'll find 147 Expedia hotels and other accommodations in the larger area of Des Moines
- The closest major airport is in Des Moines, IA (DSM-Des Moines Intl.), 8.9 mi (14.3 km) from the city center
Sightseeing and Staying in Urbandale
The city is well known for its festivals and cultural venues like Living History Farms. The city is well liked for its places to shop, and Merle Hay Mall is a favorite for retail therapy. A couple of additional sights to add to your agenda are Pump It Up and Buccaneer Arena.
As you plan your holiday retreat, you'll find 14 hotels and other lodging accommodations to select from in Urbandale. Below are highly ranked ones based on our user reviews:
- Hotel Renovo - With a stay at this 4-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to a restaurant and an indoor pool, along with free WiFi. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its family-friendly amenities and clean, comfortable rooms.
- Fairfield Inn & Suites Des Moines Urbandale - Our customers like the proximity to shopping and room size at this hotel. This 2.5-star hotel features free breakfast, an indoor pool, and free WiFi.
- Holiday Inn Express and Suites Urbandale - This 2.5-star hotel features free breakfast, an indoor pool, and free WiFi. Expedia customers like its pool and quiet location.
Top places to visit around the area include Des Moines Art Center, located 5.2 mi (8.4 km) from the city center, and Salisbury House, which is 5.8 mi (9.3 km) away.
Dressing for Urbandale
- Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 56°F, while nighttime temperatures stay around 14°F
- From April to June, the average is 85°F during the day and 35°F at night
- July through September sees average temperatures of 86°F during the day and 49°F at night
- In October-December, you can expect 69°F as the daytime average and 15°F as the nighttime average
- Urbandale gets about 35.98 inches of rain per year
- July and August are usually the hottest months averaging 84°F, while January and December are usually the coldest with an average temperature of 17°F