Destination guide

Head to the friendly city of Clive

Enjoy the festivals and other features of Clive. Well known for its restaurants, shopping and forests, this welcoming city won't disappoint. Des Moines Art Center and Salisbury House are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in and around Clive

Do you want to find things to do in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Clive a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Blank Park Zoo (10.1 mi / 16.3 km)
  • Iowa State Fairgrounds (11.9 mi / 19.1 km)
  • Adventureland (14.8 mi / 23.8 km)
  • Clive Aquatic Center (0.3 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Pump It Up (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • M2B Raceway (4.8 mi / 7.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Clive

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Clive is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden (8.6 mi / 13.8 km)
  • Walnut Woods State Park (5.3 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Gray’s Lake Park (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
  • Better Homes and Gardens Test Garden (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
  • John and Mary Pappajohn Sculpture Park (7.6 mi / 12.3 km)
  • Pappajohn Sculpture Park (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Clive

The nearest airport is in Des Moines, IA (DSM-Des Moines Intl.), located 8.6 mi (13.8 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Clive?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 48 holiday lettings around Clive. From 29 Houses to 14 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 Clive?

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

  • Clive Aquatic Center: 61 holiday lettings
  • 801 Grand: 58 holiday lettings
  • Jordan House: 55 holiday lettings
  • Summerset Winery: 43 holiday lettings
  • Iowa State Fairgrounds: 59 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Clive 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 Clive?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 29 Houses in Clive. Our other popular types of Clive holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 14 self catering accommodations
  • Townhouses: 2 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 9 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Clive?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 3 holiday homes with pool available in Clive. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.