Destination guide

Choose a holiday rental for your Waukee getaway

Learn about the unique charm of Waukee with a stay in a holiday home rental. This city has something for everyone. 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 Waukee

Do you want to discover things to do in the city? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Waukee a fun place to get away to. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Blank Park Zoo (13.8 mi / 22.3 km)
  • Iowa State Fairgrounds (16.4 mi / 26.5 km)
  • Clive Aquatic Center (4.9 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Pump It Up (5.1 mi / 8.1 km)
  • West Grand Golf (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
  • M2B Raceway (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Waukee

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Waukee is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden (13.1 mi / 21.1 km)
  • Brenton Arboretum (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
  • Walnut Woods State Park (8 mi / 12.9 km)
  • Gray’s Lake Park (11.8 mi / 19 km)
  • Better Homes and Gardens Test Garden (12 mi / 19.3 km)
  • John and Mary Pappajohn Sculpture Park (12.1 mi / 19.5 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Waukee

Fly into Des Moines, IA (DSM-Des Moines Intl.), the closest airport, located 12.3 mi (19.9 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Waukee?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 49 holiday lettings around Waukee. From 30 Houses to 12 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 Waukee?

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

  • 801 Grand: 58 holiday lettings
  • Jordan House: 55 holiday lettings
  • Summerset Winery: 43 holiday lettings
  • Iowa State Fairgrounds: 59 holiday lettings
  • M2B Raceway: 58 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 30 Houses in Waukee. Our other popular types of Waukee holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 12 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 2 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 2 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Waukee?

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