Destination guide

Travel to arty Council Bluffs

Enjoy the area's art galleries, museums and live music with a rental holiday home in Council Bluffs. This welcoming city is known for its zoo, casino gaming and shopping. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in Council Bluffs

Are you searching for attractions to visit in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Council Bluffs a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Joe's Karting (3 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Dodge Riverside Golf Club (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • Hot Shops Art Center (4.6 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Omaha Children's Museum (5.1 mi / 8.3 km)
  • Henry Doorly Zoo (5.2 mi / 8.3 km)
  • Mormon Trail Center at Historic Winter Quarters (7.9 mi / 12.8 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Council Bluffs

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Council Bluffs is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Bayliss Park (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Freedom Park Navy Museum (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Tom Hanafan River's Edge Park (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Lewis & Clark Landing (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Heartland of America Park (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
  • Lauritzen Gardens (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Council Bluffs

The nearest airport is in Omaha, NE (OMA-Eppley Field), located 3.8 mi (6.1 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Omaha, NE (MIQ-Millard), which is 14.8 mi (23.9 km) away.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Council Bluffs?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 131 holiday rentals around Council Bluffs. From 100 holiday houses to 26 flats & apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Council Bluffs is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Council Bluffs?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Council Bluffs:

  • Southeast Omaha: 48 holiday homes
  • Central Omaha: 47 holiday homes
  • Downtown Omaha: 22 holiday homes
  • West Omaha: 23 holiday homes
  • South Central Omaha: 29 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

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

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Council Bluffs. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Harrah's Council Bluffs Casino: 136 holiday rentals
  • Bayliss Park: 132 holiday rentals
  • Kids Quest: 128 holiday rentals
  • Union Pacific Railroad Museum: 132 holiday rentals
  • Lake Manawa State Park: 130 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Council Bluffs listed on Stayz 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 Council Bluffs?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 100 Houses in Council Bluffs. Our other popular types of Council Bluffs holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 26 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 2 holiday houses
  • Townhouses: 11 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Council Bluffs?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 18 holiday homes with pool available in Council Bluffs. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.