Enjoy three unique golf layouts and play through parkland, prairie and wetlands at Brooks Golf. Serving the golfing public since 1932 with an updated expansion to 27 holes completed in 1999, Brooks is a beautifully maintained course accommodating seasoned veterans and beginners seeking a challenging game. Multiple tee selections, bent grass fairways and greens make Read More »
East Lake Park is all new in 2021! With the Minnie Queen, fish slide, benches, beautiful landscaping, plentiful parking, a public dock and plenty of benches this is a must visit park. Located right on East Lake Okoboji next to the state boat ramp across from the Kum & Go convenience store on Highway 71. Read More »
The Higgins Museum is devoted entirely to the history of national banking in the United Sttes from 1863 to 1935. Exhibits of national bank notes from Iowa and adjoining states illustrate the heyday of America’s use of hometown paper money. Open daily (except Mondays) Memorial to Labor Day. Group tours available by appointment.
Okoboji Boat Works is located in the Marina District in Smith’s Bay, West Lake Okoboji. It is the only marina on West Lake Okoboji and features daily or seasonal boat slip rentals, boat and water-sports rentals, 24-hour on-water gas dock, and fishing licenses & supplies. Families love the beach, playground and antique nautical display. Step Read More »
Address: 1401 Lake Shore Dr Okoboji Iowa 51355 United States
Open Year Round
Okoboji Boat Works is the located in the Marina District in Smith’s Bay, West Lake Okoboji. Families love the beach, playground and antique nautical display. The Okoboji Boat Works Beach is also dog friendly!
Every summer for more than 60 years audiences look forward to students and faculty from Stephens College, joined by professional guest artists, returning to manage, produce and star in the Okoboji Summer Theatre’s nine productions. This talented ensemble also produces several shows for children at the adjacent Boji Bantam Children’s Theatre. Click here to see Read More »
Address: 24457 Stake Out Road Okoboji Iowa 51355 United States
Open Year Round
Parks Marina is not your typical marina – it is an Iowa Great Lakes lifestyle destination. They feature the industry’s most elite boat brands such as Cobalt, Crownline, Grady White, Scout, Carver Yachts, Mooma and Supra Ski Boats, Ski Natique, Harris Flotebote Pontoons, and South Bay pontoons. Parks Marina has received multiple awards from the Read More »
Enjoy all the arts have to offer at the Pearson Lakes Art Center with 5 galleries, a 288-seat theater, classrooms, clay room, an outdoor sculpture trail, and the new culinary arts kitchen! Sign up for a class, enjoy world-class entertainment year-round, or just take an afternoon to view the ever-changing art on display or play Read More »
Speier Park is located west of the Kum & Go convenience store on Sanborn Avenue and directly across from the airport. The Speier Park property was donated by the late Sam Speier in the late 1960’s, with the first shelter house being constructed in 1970. At that time tennis courts were added, with some new Read More »
The Barefoot Bar located at Parks Marina on East Lake Okoboji is one of the region’s most popular family destinations. You can arrive by water or land with plenty of parking as well as docking for your boat. Featuring a full bar, great beach-fare food, pizza, and don’t miss Phil’s Famous Ribs and Seafood Boil Read More »
Hip speakeasy, that elevates cocktails with a fresh, unique shake. Trendy urban digs, with a large outdoor patio and live music. Chef driven inspired small plates. Perfect spot to book out for gatherings and events.
The Iowa Guide Service, fishing Okoboji or Big Spirit Lake, caters to both families on vacation and the serious angler. Your guide trip will be filled with fun and a chance to catch big bass, walleye, pike, and panfish, or maybe even a giant muskie. The Iowa Great Lakes offers fantastic opportunities on a series Read More »
Get ready for musical, magical and memorable moments! With 40 years of passion for early childhood music and movement, Kindermusik is a world class experience. Classes are specifically created to engage whole child development through research-based music and movement. Kindermusik is fun and educational for the whole family!