The fun begins Winter Games Weekend, 2020!  Pick up a passport at any of the participating restaurants. Try a burger at each stop. Earn your passport sticker, and win a prize.  You’ve got until the end of the year (or while supplies last).  Have fun & enjoy!!! Participating Restaurants: • The Beach Club Lounge • Read More »

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Snowmobile the Okoboji Trails

Okoboji’s winter recreation opportunities are diverse and plentiful! By Greg Drees Long known for its extensive menu of summertime activities, Okoboji has also matured into a year-round outdoor playground. Don’t let the wintry weather get you down. Opportunities abound for outdoor recreation in Okoboji. Boji Bay Ice Arena If you were born and raised in Read More »

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Selfie Spot in front of the Queen

So many photo ops; so little time.  From lakeside trails to coffee shop stops, Okoboji is full of selfie-worthy experiences! Look for our new “Selfie Spots” around Okoboji! (You can find all of the locations on our instagram story!) #YouMeOkoboji

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Music at the park

If you’re looking for a family-friendly summer vacation, this will be your last stop. Not just for this year’s vacation planning, but for every year after. Okoboji offers something for the entire family Monday – Sunday. And we mean it! (Who doesn’t love lake life?) And next year when you’re making the drive, we guarantee Read More »

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mike holding a walleye

Gill netting, stocking sustain walleye fisheries statewide by Greg Drees When an angler catches a walleye in the Iowa Great Lakes, it’s a safe bet that fish’s life began at the Spirit Lake Fish Hatchery. Surprised? Most folks who reel in one of Iowa’s most sought after game fish are, but the fact is that Read More »

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fireworks

O July in Okoboji is a BLAST!  You will be able to view the best FIREWORKS displays around (dare we say anywhere), over West Lake Okoboji every Saturday night following the FREE Concert in Preservation Plaza. LIVE MUSIC will abound this month! Preservation Plaza is the place to be on Saturday nights for free concerts overlooking Read More »

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Boat

“FOCUS” means the center of interest or activity; focal point; heart; the core; or center of attention. Synonyms for “FOCUS” include attention, priority, concentration, to pay particular attention to. In our busy fast paced, plugged in, work, work crazed culture it is easy for us to lose “FOCUS” on what matters in life. We understand Read More »

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WOW

Get your girlfriends together and plan a weekend in Okoboji for shopping, food & fun!   The Dickinson County Expo Center will feature over 70 vendors offering what women want!  Many other area shops and attractions will be open throughout the weekend for your shopping pleasure.  If you feel yourself slowing down, stop at one of the Read More »

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Yoga

She knew nothing about the power of yoga when she took her first class, but the experience would lead to a life-changing revelation for Janine Gustafson. “I wasn’t a workout person at the time, maybe 15 years ago or so,” Gustafson remembered. “But I heard about this yoga class and, although I had no idea Read More »

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