Camps, Classes, and Lessons “OH MY”

Okoboji Sailing Center

Kid’s Own Vacation! Whether you are a weekly Okoboji visitor, here for just a few days, or a local looking to keep the kids busy this summer, there is a camp, class or lesson to appeal to all kids! (Added bonus, it keeps them off electronics!)  While the kids are having a blast learning something Read More »

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Year-Round Sports

Sunset over ice

Winter, spring, summer or fall, if you’re a sports fan, you’re sure to find a sporting event to participate in or watch in Okoboji. From bike rides to ice fishing, to tennis tournaments to winter games, many of the area’s long-standing events have evolved over time and grown with more participants, said Kiley Zankowski, director Read More »

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Okoboji Family Reunion


Okoboji has, is, and will always be THE destination for a fabulous family reunion! With some organization and a little planning ahead you can plan a family reunion with something for everyone. Families have been enjoying Okoboji for years and with some help, tricks, and tips your family can as well. Stay There are a Read More »

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Ice Fishing Frenzy

Ice fish

Just Fish What is one thing anyone and everyone can do in Okoboji all year long?  If you answered fishing you are exactly right! Believe it or not WINTER is one of the best times to fish in and around Okoboji.  Ice fishing opportunities abound in and around the Iowa Great Lakes and it has Read More »

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Winter Family Fun in Okoboji

ice hockey

Get out and Enjoy the Snow! Okoboji is the perfect destination in the winter!  We have hundreds of miles of groomed trails for snowmobiling, cross-country skiing, snowshoe hiking and observing winter birds!  You’ll also find indoor and outdoor ice skating rinks, or bundle up and head to the beach to build snowcastles! And don’t forget Read More »

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Okoboji Couples Winter Escape

kissing booth

Winter is the perfect time for an Okoboji Couples get away!  Winter is a beautiful and much slower paced time to visit the Iowa Great Lakes while still finding plenty to keep you as busy as you want to be.  Rest & Relax Oakwood Inn Winter is a GREAT time to head to Okoboji to Read More »

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Okoboji WINTER Dining and To-Go Guide


Enjoy this comprehensive Lakes Area Take Out dining guide for all things tasty and comforting! Bob’s Drive Inn – Milford  Bob’s Drive Inn opened in LeMars, IA, in 1949 selling Hot Dogs and Taverns. The tradition lives on in Okoboji! Bob’s Drive Inn in Milford continues to be operated by the Kass Family – providing Read More »

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