Iowa Pet Friendly Hotels & Lodging

From the snow-capped mountains to the picturesque, picket-fence lined countryside, Iowa offers a beautiful view of the heart of America: tranquil farmland, tranquil streams, lakes and rivers, sun-dappled meadows, and bustling cities. Iowa is a sometimes overlooked, but always wonderful place to visit, and a great place to take pets along for the ride.

Iowa features 10 state forests and 83 state parks perfect for exploring on scenic drives with your pet. The state also offers fishing and hiking, as well as a number of dog parks and pet friendly restaurants.

If you plan to travel with your dog or cat through Iowa, you’ll be pleased to find that there are plenty of places to stay that are ready and willing to accommodate pets. From Sioux City, to Cedar Rapids, to Des Moines, Iowa has all kinds of pet friendly lodging, from four-star hotels, to long-term vacation or condo rentals, to countryside bed and breakfasts, all to help make your trip more enjoyable for you, your family and your pet.

Iowa Top Picks

Carter Lake, Iowa
This pet friendly hotel offer convenient amenities and services including free airport shuttle service to Omaha's Eppley Airport, free wireless high-speed Internet access, and ample meeting/banquet space make staying with the La Quinta Inn & Suites C...
Fort Dodge, Iowa
Located in Fort Dodge, Quality Inn is in a rural location and convenient to Sunkissed Meadows Golf Course and Fort Museum. This hotel is within close proximity of Blanden Memorial Art Museum.Rooms Make yourself at home i...
Sioux City, Iowa
Stoney Creek Sioux City is in the heart of Sioux City, walking distance from Tyson Event Center and Sioux City Art Center. This hotel is within close proximity of Sioux City Convention Center and The Sioux City Lewis and Clark Interpretive ...
Urbandale, Iowa
Located in Urbandale (Urbandale - Northwest Des Moines), Extended Stay America - Des Moines - Urbandale is close to Living History Farms and Mercy Medical Center West Lakes. This hotel is within close proximity of Valley West Mall and Bucca...
Waterloo, Iowa
With a stay at Ramada Waterloo Hotel and Convention Center in Waterloo, you'll be minutes from Five Sullivan Brother Convention Center and Grout Museum of History. This hotel is within the vicinity of Young Arena and Palmer's Family Fun.
Waterloo, Iowa
With a stay at Motel 6 Waterloo in Waterloo, you'll be close to Palmer's Family Fun and Young Arena. This motel is within close proximity of Five Sullivan Brother Convention Center and Grout Museum of History.Rooms Make ...