Iowa Vacation Rentals

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Best Vacation Home Deals in Iowa

-15%
e.g. 7/21 - 7/28
House ∙ 5 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Urbandale, Webster, Iowa
from $154 $182
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-20%
e.g. 7/21 - 7/28
Apartment ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Prairie Trail, Ankeny, Iowa
from $88 $110
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-44%
e.g. 6/30 - 7/7
Apartment ∙ 4 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Oakhill Jackson, Cedar Rapids, Iowa
from $57 $102
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4.3
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Compare and find a rental that fits your criteria among the 1,428 beautiful vacation rentals from more than 16 partner websites in Iowa. HomeToGo immediately highlights the best offers by comparing all of the listed properties in Iowa from its various partners.

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Rent a vacation accommodation in Iowa: from $40 per night

House ∙ 7 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Garton West, Des Moines, Iowa
from $40
VRBO
4.5
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House ∙ 8 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Wellman, Lime Creek, Iowa
from $68
VRBO
4.9
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House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Ventura, Clear Lake, Iowa
from $158
VRBO
4.6
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House ∙ 5 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Dubuque, Dubuque County, Iowa
from $104
VRBO
5.0
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House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Wellington Heights, Cedar Rapids, Iowa
from $98
VRBO
4.7
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House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Decorah, Winneshiek County, Iowa
from $157
VRBO
4.8
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House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Waterloo, Black Hawk County, Iowa
from $88
VRBO
4.0
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House ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Pella, Lake Prairie, Iowa
from $61
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5.0
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  Vacation Homes With Fishing Spots Nearby

House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Keosauqua, Des Moines, Iowa
from $100
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5.0
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House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Clear Lake, Cerro Gordo County, Iowa
from $125
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5.0
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House ∙ 5 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Decorah, Winneshiek County, Iowa
from $143
VRBO
4.5
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House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Dubuque, Dubuque County, Iowa
from $119
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5.0
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  Vacation Houses With Pools

House ∙ 5 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Keosauqua, Des Moines, Iowa
from $111
VRBO
5.0
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House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Shell Rock, Butler County, Iowa
from $96
VRBO
5.0
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Apartment ∙ 8 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Arnolds Park, Center Grove, Iowa
from $161
VRBO
4.7
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House ∙ 8 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Arnolds Park, Center Grove, Iowa
from $255
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5.0
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  Vacation Rentals With a Fireplace

House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Nashua, Bradford, Iowa
from $119
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4.8
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Apartment ∙ 3 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Sherman Hill, Des Moines, Iowa
from $70
VRBO
5.0
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House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa
from $78
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5.0
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House ∙ 8 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Dallas Center, Dallas County, Iowa
from $131
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4.6
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Popular Rental Amenities in Iowa

  • Parking (1,005)
  • Internet (995)
  • Microwave (825)
  • Kitchen (656)
  • Wheelchair access (595)
  • AC (581)
  • Pool (563)
  • No smoking (548)
  • TV (543)
  • Pets OK (428)
  • Washer (426)
  • Grill (383)
Choose a filter above to search and find an accommodation meeting your needs among all of the properties in Iowa. Many accommodations in Iowa offer "internet" or "TVs," which makes it a great destination if you need internet access during your vacation or you want to tune out with some TV time. Three amenities that are not often available are "saunas," "Jacuzzis," and "balconies/patios."

Price and Availability Index Iowa

Vacation Rental Price Information in Iowa

The graph shows average prices of rental prices in Iowa for the next twelve months. Iowa is more expensive in August (8/18 - 8/25), where prices are on average $239 a night. Opt for a getaway in December (12/1 - 12/8) for optimal savings when heading to Iowa.

Rental Availability Information in Iowa

Check out the graph above to find out how many accommodations are available in Iowa(in %). The week with the highest booking rate in the next 12 months is in June (6/30 - 7/7), where 48% of the vacation rentals are booked. Conversely, it is in September (9/22 - 9/29) that the highest percentage of rentals are available.

The Weather in Iowa

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This is the climate diagram in Iowa. During July, maximum temperatures go up to more than 87° January is the coolest month, with average minimal temperature reaching 14°. The rainiest month is January while the driest month is September.

Many of the listings (65.4%) in Iowa are hotel rooms. They are the most prevalent vacation accommodations there. In addition, These properties have an average size of 430 ft² and a median price of $114 a night. Furthermore, these rentals are ideal if you're going in a group of 4, as that is the average number of vacationers hotel rooms can welcome in Iowa. Users interested in something other than hotel rooms will also find many house rentals, which are the other most popular accommodation type in Iowa. Our data shows that the average price of house rentals is $264 per night for an area of 1,860 ft².

Enjoy a taste of local culture with Iowa vacation rentals

Located in the Midwestern United States, Iowa is a great state for vacationing. It's also a top spot for water lovers, as it is located between the Missouri and Mississippi rivers. You can enjoy several outdoor activities in Iowa, such as boating, camping, hiking, canoeing, and sailing. Some of the most popular hiking trails include the Great River Road and the Lewis and Clark Trail.

When you are searching for accommodation in Iowa, consider taking a cozy vacation home. There are various different types of vacation rentals in Iowa, from log cabins and bungalows to luxury condos and even houseboats. Vacation homes are available in different sizes, ranging from lodgings fit for solo travelers right up to five-bedroom bungalows for the entire family.

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Food & Drinks

Iconic dishes of Iowa

No other US state does pork tenderloin like Iowa – crispy yet juicy. The pork cutlet is breaded to perfection, deep fried, then usually served as a sandwich. Try this dish at Belmond Drive-In, winner of the 2015 Best Breaded Pork Tenderloin contest held by the Iowa Pork Producers’ Association.

Scotcharoos are classic Iowa dessert bars made from Rice Krispies, peanut butter, butterscotch, and chocolate. Another refreshing sweet dish from Iowa is rhubarb pie, which is typically made from rhubarbs fresh from the garden. Visit the Ox Yoke Inn in Amana and enjoy a delicious slice of their traditional German rhubarb streusel pie.

Art & Culture

Historical landmarks in Iowa

A two-room cottage in West Branch was the birthplace of 31st US President Herbert Hoover. This cottage, along with buildings on Downey Street and Poplar Street, comprise the Herbert Hoover National Historic Site. At the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum, you can learn more about the man and his presidency.

The Grotto of the Redemption in West Bend is a collection of nine grottos that depict scenes from the life of Jesus. Considered to be the largest grotto in the world, this shrine also has a museum on the premises which is home to a huge collection of semiprecious and precious stones from all over the world.

Family Activities

Amusement parks for kids in Iowa

Lost Island Waterpark is located near Waterloo and surrounds a Polynesian village. This waterpark has a jungle theme and some of its highlights include miniature golf, water rides, a wave pool, tree houses, and tube rides.

Adventureland Park is a must-see amusement park in Altoona, home to both dry and water rides. Different parts of this massive park are decorated in different themes. For example, the Main Street gives you a glimpse of Iowa in the late 19th century.

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Inspiration for Your Iowa Vacation

Things to See and Do in Iowa

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