Behind the Scenes: Fun in Okoboji Video

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The latest Vacation Okoboji video will have you dreaming of your next summer vacation in Okoboji, Iowa.  Go behind the scenes to learn more about each of the Okoboji attractions that need to be on your to-do list!   Lakeside Dining! Okoboji offers a wide variety of lakeside dining options including The Okoboji Store Bar Read More »

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Furry Friends Welcome in Okoboji!

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Want to bring your furry best friend on vacation to Okoboji with you, but you don’t know what places are pet-friendly? We’re here to help! Whether you’re looking for lodging or dining options, we’ll find options that will give you and your pet(s) the best Okoboji experience!   Pet-friendly Lodging Looking for a place to Read More »

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10 Lakeside Dining Patios

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What is more enjoyable and relaxing than enjoying an amazing dinner lakeside?  Yep, not much!  So here is a list of 10 Okoboji lakeside patio dining hotspots! 1. The Okoboji Store  With three levels of outside seating, a comfy couch mezzanine level and playground for kids The Okoboji Store is your ultimate lakeside dining destination. Read More »

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Okoboji Summer Dining Guide

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Enjoy this comprehensive Lakes Area Dining Guide for all things tasty in Okoboji from Memorial Day until Labor Day! Arnolds Perk Coffeehouse  Arnolds Perk is open 7 days a week from 7:00 am – 1:30 pm.  Start your day the Perky Way with fresh coffee, pastries or the Power Breakfast Sandwich made with fresh baked Read More »

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Okoboji: All Things New

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The most asked question every spring in Okoboji is, “So what is new this year?”  There is so much to talk about this year! So let’s jump right in! EAST LAKE PARK East Lake Park was totally transformed last summer and the marquee attraction, the “Minnie Queen” (photo above), opened with much fanfare and excitement.  Read More »

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Patio Dining and Drinks

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When summer finally comes we all want to be outside as much as possible! Here are 17, YES 17, great patios for outside dining or drinks! 1. Tavern at the Park   The Beach Club transports lake-goers to the northern Caribbean in its heyday. The Cuban-American menu caters to Havana hankerings for Cubanos as well Read More »

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