July IS A BLAST!

OKOBOJI IS “THE” PLACE TO BE 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 … Read more

Kid-friendly Okoboji Vacation Guide

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

Winter Family Escape

Where to Stay:  Yes! We know that when traveling with children a pool is a must-have amenity and Okoboji has many options. Bridges Bay Resort is a great choice for families of all sizes. It boasts an indoor water park, condo and hotel style rooms, and a full service restaurant. Other family friendly properties with pools … Read more

An Adult Winter Wonderland

Where to Stay: There are many GREAT lodging options open year round in Okoboji!  The romantic Oakwood Inn Bed & Breakfast is kid-free and overlooks a beautiful wetland in the heart of the Iowa Great Lakes Area. The Boulder’s Inn & Suites, Arrowwood Resort & Conference Center, AmericInn Lodge & Suites, The Ramada Inn , and Super 8 all offer … Read more

“FOCUS” – OKOBOJI

“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

Yoga: State of Mind & Body

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