Okoboji: All Things New

minnie queen

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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Okoboji Couples SPRING Escape

Fireside breakfast at The Oakwood Inn

Ready to Travel?  Looking for a Spring getaway? Come see us in Okoboji!  Spring is a fun 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 Spring is a GREAT time to head to Okoboji Read More »

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Okoboji Spring Dining and To-Go Guide

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Enjoy this comprehensive Lakes Area Take Out dining guide for all things tasty and comforting! Beach Club @ The Inn Hotel – Arnolds Park The Beach Club at the Inn Hotel is open for dine-in or carry out.  Order from the full menu. Outdoor dining available. Call 712-337-6402 to place your order between the hours: Read More »

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Spring Break Okoboji

Bridges Bay Resort

    Okoboji is a perfect Spring Break destination! Bridges Bay Indoor Waterpark The only indoor waterpark in the area, Bridges Bay, is a great way to spend Spring Break in Okoboji!  You can float along the lazy river, jet down the tube or body slide, hop across the lily pads or sail the high Read More »

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Year Round Adventures in Okoboji

Aerial Yoga

Join us throughout the year as we experience a few of the adventures that make Okoboji so special! Okoboji Gold Disc Golf Course!  Read more about disc golfing in Okoboji … Kettleson Hogsback Wildlife Management Area!  Read more about Kettleson Hogsback… Iowa Great Lake Maritime Museum!  Read more about the Maritime Museum … Cocktail Tasting!  Read Read More »

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Classic West Lake Loop

Bike Trail

This classic West Lake Okoboji loop ride will take you just over 18 miles around beautiful West Lake Okoboji. You can start at many points around the lake. This ride started at First Lutheran Church in West Okoboji which has plenty of parking and is great launching point. You can head north or south from Read More »

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Rainy Day in Okoboji: WHAT TO DO

Bridges Bay Resort

The weather may not always be bright and sunny, but no worries! We have the perfect plan for an unexpected rainy day to keep you busy while having fun exploring Okoboji! Museums The personality of Okoboji has been shaped by its significant history. Our local museums can help take you on a trip through time Read More »

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Virtual Okoboji Visit

spring lake okoboji

If you can’t join us in person, join us virtually!  View the YouTube video below on your computer, tablet, smart tv or phone & spend the next hour with us in Okoboji. Virtually visit the Dickinson County Nature Center! Virtually visit the Pearson Lakes Art Center! Virtually Tour the Iowa Rock ‘n Roll Music Museum Read More »

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Bike Okoboji

Bike Trail

With miles of new trail and fresh asphalt overlays on existing tails, there has NEVER been a better time to bike in Okoboji! The Iowa Great Lakes has 60 plus miles of dedicated paved trails and bike friendly streets which equals numerous routes and rides for all ages and ability levels. The “spine” of the Read More »

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