Destination guide

The friendly area of Grimes awaits your stay

Enjoy the festivals and other features of Grimes. This welcoming and relaxing city is well known for its restaurants, shopping and spas. Des Moines Art Center and Salisbury House are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Sightseeing in and around Grimes

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit while you're in town? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that Grimes has to offer. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Iowa State Fairgrounds (14.4 mi / 23.2 km)
  • Blank Park Zoo (14.9 mi / 24 km)
  • Adventureland (15.6 mi / 25.1 km)
  • M2B Raceway (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Beaver Creek Golf Club (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • Pump It Up (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Grimes

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Grimes. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden (11.5 mi / 18.5 km)
  • Saylorville Lake (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Big Creek State Park (8.1 mi / 13.1 km)
  • Brenton Arboretum (10 mi / 16.1 km)
  • Walnut Woods State Park (11.1 mi / 17.9 km)
  • Better Homes and Gardens Test Garden (11.1 mi / 17.9 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Grimes

Fly into Des Moines, IA (DSM-Des Moines Intl.), the closest airport, located 13.4 mi (21.6 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Grimes?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 52 holiday lettings around Grimes. From 31 Houses to 15 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Grimes?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Grimes. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • M2B Raceway: 59 holiday lettings
  • Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline Park: 60 holiday lettings
  • Beaver Creek Golf Club: 60 holiday lettings
  • 801 Grand: 60 holiday lettings
  • Jordan House: 62 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Grimes listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Grimes?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 31 Houses in Grimes. Our other popular types of Grimes holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 15 self catering accommodations
  • Townhouses: 3 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 9 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Grimes?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 4 holiday homes with pool available in Grimes. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.