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Des Moines Vacation Deal FAQ's

Where to find Des Moines package deals?

On CheapTickets, you can find package deals in Des Moines as low as !

When is peak season in Des Moines?

July, June, August are very popular times to visit Des Moines.

When is the best time to visit Des Moines?

If you're looking for cheap vacations to Des Moines, January is the best time to visit Des Moines.

When is the worst time time to visit Des Moines?

Prices for Des Moines vacations can peak during June.

When is low season in Des Moines?

We have found October, November, December to be the least-crowded time of the year to visit Des Moines.

Your Des Moines Vacation Guide

Where is Des Moines?

You don't have to have endless funds to travel, but you should be rich in knowledge about the destination that you're staying at! So, are you excited to learn a thing or two about Des Moines?

901 miles to the east of Des Moines is Washington. Ames is another neighboring city, just 31 miles to the north.

Some 203,400 people reside in this area of Polk County, so there are lots of opportunities to make some new pals.

Cheap Things to do in Des Moines

Forget about entry fees, ticket prices and expensive activities! With our collection of free things to see in or near Des Moines, you'll be sitting pretty with some of the best cheap travel hacks:

  • Study the displays, ask about one-off events and exercise your brain (without spending a cent) at the Des Moines Art Center, the Pappajohn Sculpture Park, the State Historical Society of Iowa Museum and the Iowa Hall of Pride.
  • Some of the most amazing culture and art experiences are oftentimes the ones with the smallest price tags. The Iowa State Fairgrounds and John and Mary Pappajohn Sculpture Park curate a variety of free events that are well worth your time.
  • Add some play to your stay at Sleepy Hollow Sports Park. This boredom-busting site is a terrific way to satisfy your craving for outdoor fun.
  • Find out a little about the local history without paying for pricy admittance fees at Iowa State Capitol Building, Terrace Hill, Walnut Street Bridge and Polk County Courthouse. These free sites provide an interesting peek into the area's rich culture.
  • If you're craving attractions that won't destroy your budget, the Des Moines Public Library and the Iowa Women of Achievement Bridge should be on your itinerary.

Cheap Des Moines Vacation Package Deals

Don't allow any unfounded fears of having to stay in a small, gloomy room deter you from going on that epic trip. When you book with CheapTickets, you won't have to hand over too much cash or sacrifice quality and comfort.

Personalize your cut-price adventure by choosing from more than 500 airline partners and 500,000 worldwide properties. To score savings of up to $290^, simply combine your booking with a flight and hotel package.

You'll always walk off with the best deal — we guarantee it. We'll reimburse you the difference if you find your package for a cheaper price within 48 hours of booking. That's our Price Guarantee.

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There's nothing more awesome than being rewarded for landing a great deal. Our rewards program lets you earn cash to use toward your next eligible CheapTickets hotel stay. All you have to do is book that flight!

Savings on eligible bookings — check! Bonus offers and perks aplenty — check! All you have to do is sign up for free or log in to your existing account, join CheapCash and get ready to reap the benefits!

Cheap Car Rentals in Des Moines

Hey there cheapster, looking for an affordable way of getting around Des Moines? Why not inquire about a rental car? Filling up a tank every now and then is bound to be easier on your vacation budget than spending a fortune on taxis!

Consider renting a ride from Enterprise at 200 SE 6TH ST. They are right in the heart of the city.

If there isn't anything that ticks all your boxes, Enterprise at 200 Se 6Th St should be the next place you contact.

Cheap Hotels in Des Moines

Book your budget-friendly vacation soon! CheapTickets lists 120 hotels in Des Moines. Find the perfect room and get set to discover Iowa's capital city!

Have a look at the awesome facilities and services at the Embassy Suites Hotel Des Moines Downtown and the Staybridge Suites Des Moines Downtown.

Cheap Hotels for your vacation in Des Moines

Hyatt Place Des Moines Downtwn

Hyatt Place Des Moines Downtwn

418 6th Avenue, Des Moines, IA
    3.0 out of 5.0
    4.9 out of 5 (7 reviews)

    Located in Downtown Des Moines, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Iowa Events Center, Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden, and Iowa State Capitol ...


    Hyatt Place West Des Moines Jordan Creek

    Hyatt Place West Des Moines Jordan Creek

    295 64th Street, West Des Moines, IA
      3.0 out of 5.0

      Situated in a shopping district, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of West Glen Town Center and Jordan Creek Town Center. Valley Stadium and Mercy Medical Center ...


      ^Savings based on all package bookings made with Flight + Hotel on from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019, as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages. 

      *Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.