Homes for rent in Adel provide the lifestyle of a suburban community while still being near all the attractions of a big city. Renters will be just a 30-minute drive from Des Moines, the state capital. This makes it an ideal area for those who want peace and quiet but still want to be close to plenty of things to do.
Facts for Renters About Adel
Adel was originally named Penoach by the Sac and Fox Native American tribes in the area. This name means "far away."
This city is the oldest in Dallas County, and was built on the first-ever county road in the region.
Adel was home to Nile Kinnick, who's an Iowa legend. He won the Heisman Trophy in 1939, then became a WWII Navy pilot.
Adel has a lot to keep renters entertained. It has three parks, and is also the trailhead for the Raccoon River Valley Recreation Trail. For those who like to get active, these offer plenty of space to bike, run and play sports. Adel also hosts the Dallas County Fair and the Adel Sweet Corn Festival every year. For concerts, restaurants and nightlife, renters can travel to nearby Des Moines and explore the capital's many options, such as the Iowa Events Center. It also has many opportunities for continuing education at places like the University of Iowa and Iowa State University.