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The City of Ankeny, IA

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Ankeny is a popular city in the state of Iowa with a total of 42,648 residents living there. Ankeny is ranked as the eleventh most populated city in Iowa and the 753rd most populated city in the United States, and is located in Polk County. The largest nearby city to Ankeny is Des Moines, approximately 4 miles from the city center.

There are several family restaurants in or near Ankeny, including Adriatic Pizza, Dairy Queen-Brazier, Jade Garden Chinese Restaurant, Benchwarmers Sports Bar & Grill and Yanni's Excellence in Dining. For a larger selection of Ankeny restaurants select our Restaurants tab above.

Visitors and residents can enjoy nearby Ankeny Golf Courses, Amusement Parks, Casinos and/or Botanical Gardens, including the North Course at Woodland Hills Golf Course, Briarwood Golf Course, Adventureland, Prairie Meadows and Otter Creek Golf Course. For a more complete list of attractions in or around the city of Ankeny please click on the Attractions tab above.

The following airport is located in or near Ankeny:
- Des Moines Intl. Airport (DSM)

Ankeny, Iowa Climate and Weather

Current Weather in Ankeny
In the month of September, Ankeny experiences an average high temperature of 76 degrees Fahrenheit. Low temperaturs in September are usually about 51 degrees with an average rainfall of 3.18 inches.

The seasonal climate varies in Ankeny with daytime temperatures averaging 82 degrees in the summer, and 31 degrees in the winter months. Visitors can also expect Ankeny to receive an average of 0.9 inches of rainfall per/month during winter months and 3.88 inches of rainfall per/month in the summer months.

The temperature has been known to get as high as 106 degrees in the summer and as low as -34 degrees in the winter so visitors planning a vacation to Ankeny should check the weather forecast to determine proper attire prior to departure. Spring and Fall bring average daytime temperatures of 61 degrees, and nighttime lows of 38.


                                                                                    
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Ankeny, Iowa Attractions

A H Blank Golf Course Des Moines Iowa
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A. H. Blank Golf Course  - Des Moines,
The A. H. Blank Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in Polk County Iowa. Built in 1971, this Des Moines course designed by Larry Packard is open apr 1 to nov 1. Tee times are accepted up to 7 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 515-285-0864. The golf course dress code is as follows: Shirt and shoes required.
Address: 808 County Line Rd, Des Moines, IA 50320
Adventureland Altoona Iowa
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Adventureland  - Altoona,
Adventureland is a family-owned amusement park in Altoona, Iowa. It features over 100 rides, shows and attractions.

 

 

Arie Den Boer Arboretum Des Moines Iowa
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Arie den Boer Arboretum  - Des Moines,
Arie den Boer Arboretum is an arboretum located in the Water Works Park 1,500 acres at 408 Fleur Drive, Des Moines, Iowa. It is open to the public daily.

 

 

Blank Park Zoo Des Moines Iowa
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Blank Park Zoo  - Des Moines,
Blank Park Zoo is a zoo on the south side of Des Moines, Iowa near Fort Des Moines, .

 

 

Blue Course At Willow Creek Golf Course West Des Moines Iowa
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Blue Course at Willow Creek Golf Course  - West Des Moines,
The Blue Course at Willow Creek Golf Course is a 36 hole public golf course in Polk County Iowa. Built in 1980, this West Des Moines course is open all year. For tee time information call the pro shop at 515-285-4558. The golf course dress code is as follows: No dress code.

 


Address: 140 Army Post Rd, West Des Moines, IA 50265
Boone County Golf Course Recreation Area Ogden Iowa
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Boone County Golf Course Recreation Area  - Ogden,
The Boone County Golf Course Recreation Area is a 9 hole public golf course in Boone County Iowa. Built in 1964, this Ogden course designed by Local Personnel is open apr 1 to nov 1. Tee times are accepted by calling the pro shop at 515-353-4237. The golf course dress code is as follows: Shirt and shoes required.

 


Address: 610 H Ave, Ogden, IA 50212
Brenton Arboretum Dallas Center Iowa
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Brenton Arboretum  - Dallas Center,
The Brenton Arboretum 121 acres is a new arboretum and botanical garden in early stages of development, located at 2629 Palo Circle, Dallas Center, Iowa in the US. The Arboretum aims to display all Iowa native trees and shrubs suitable to the site, as well as many other tree species which can grow in central Iowa, and currently contains over 1,500 trees and shrubs. The Brenton Arboretum is a non-profit organization and open to the public.
Briarwood Golf Course Ankeny Iowa
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Briarwood Golf Course  - Ankeny,
The Briarwood Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in Polk County Iowa. Built in 1995, this Ankeny course designed by Gordy Cunninham is open mar 1 to dec 1 - closed on mondays. Tee times are accepted by calling the pro shop at 515-964-4653. The golf course dress code is as follows: No dress code.

 


Address: 3405 NE Trilein Dr, Ankeny, IA 50021
Buxton Park Arboretum Indianola Iowa
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Buxton Park Arboretum  - Indianola,
Buxton Park Arboretum 5.4 acres is an arboretum and botanical garden located at the intersection of North Buxton Street and West Girard Avenue, Indianola, Iowa. It is open to the public without charge.

 

 

Copper Creek Golf Course Pleasant Hill Iowa
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Copper Creek Golf Course  - , Pleasant Hill,
The Copper Creek Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in Polk County Iowa. Built in 1997, this Pleasant Hill course designed by Gordon Cunningham is open mar 1 to oct 31. Tee times are accepted up to 7 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 515-263-1600. The golf course dress code is as follows: No tank tops or cutoffs.
Address: 4815 Copper Creek Dr, Pleasant Hill, IA 50317
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Super 8 Ankeny Des Moines Area
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Super 8 Ankeny Des Moines Area
206 Se Delaware Ave
Ankeny, IA 50021

 

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Days Inn Ankeny - Des Moines
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Days Inn Ankeny - Des Moines
105 Ne Delaware Ave
Ankeny, IA 50021

 

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Quality Inn And Suites Ankeny
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Quality Inn And Suites Ankeny
201 Se Delaware Avenue
Ankeny, IA 50021 9345

 

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Best Western Metro North
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Best Western Metro North
133 Southeast Delaware
Ankeny, IA 50021

 

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Fairfield Inn And Suites By Marriott Des Moines Ankeny
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Fairfield Inn And Suites By Marriott Des Moines Ankeny
215 Ne Delaware Ave
Ankeny, IA 50021

 

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Motel 6 North Des Moines
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Motel 6 North Des Moines
4940 Ne 14th St I-80/i-35 At Ne 14th Street/us 69 Exit #136
Des Moines, IA

 

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Americinn Ankeny
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Americinn Ankeny
1610 Se Oralabor Road
Ankeny, IA 50021

 

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Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Ankeny-des Moines
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Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Ankeny-des Moines
2402 Se Tones Dr
Ankeny, IA 50021

 

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Country Inn & Suites By Carlson Ankeny
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Country Inn & Suites By Carlson Ankeny
2510 Se Tones Dr
Ankeny, IA 50021

 

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Comfort Inn Ankeny
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Comfort Inn Ankeny
2602 Se Creekview Drive
Ankeny, IA 50021

 

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Ankeny, Iowa Restaurants

This is a list of Ankeny Family Restaurants with addresses and phone numbers, including Pizza Restaurants and Seafood. Happy Dining!

 
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Benchwarmers Sports Bar & Grill
705 South Ankeny Boulevard
Ankeny, IA 50021
(515)964-8033
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Adriatic Pizza
726 South Ankeny Boulevard
Ankeny, IA 50021
(515)964-2000
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Jade Garden Chinese Restaurant
711 South Ankeny Boulevard
Ankeny, IA 50021
(515)964-2422
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Yanni's Excellence in Dining
410 South Ankeny Boulevard
Ankeny, IA 50021
(515)965-7802
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Dairy Queen-Brazier
418 South Ankeny Boulevard
Ankeny, IA 50021
(515)964-4786
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Casey's Carry-Out Pizza
302 South Ankeny Boulevard
Ankeny, IA 50021
(515)964-5859
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Taco Johns #9
319 South Ankeny Boulevard
Ankeny, IA 50021
(515)964-9800
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Long John Silver's Seafood Shoppe
209 South Ankeny Boulevard
Ankeny, IA 50021
(515)964-7171
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Pizza Hut
201 South Ankeny Boulevard
Ankeny, IA 50021
(515)964-1174
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Leaning Tower of Pizza
512 Southwest 3rd Street
Ankeny, IA 50021
(515)964-0401
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