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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Virtual Ferris Wheel Backdrop Picture

Are you spending more time on video chats?  Do you miss Okoboji?  Add an Okoboji video backdrop to your next zoom chat!  We’ve given you 4 options below.  Download the video & add it to your zoom virtual backgrounds. (Zoom Virtual Background Instructions) Download Queen at Sunset Video Backdrop Download Ferris Wheel Video Backdrop Download Read More »

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food

Enjoy this comprehensive Lakes Area Take Out dining guide for all things tasty and comforting! Arnolds Perk Coffeehouse  Arnolds Perk is SO EXCITED to announce our opening day is tomorrow Friday May 22nd! We are taking extra precautions and implementing new procedures to keep our employees and customers safe! Please be patient with us! Hours Read More »

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Burger passport

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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Arnolds park Promenade

The most asked question every spring in Okoboji is, “So what is new this year?”  This year the list is almost a mile long!  So let’s jump right in! Arnolds Park Roof Garden Two things you will notice right away upon driving into Arnold’s Park are the Roof Garden and the Arnolds Park Promenade.  The 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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History

“Most of all it’s that steamer, time you set sail, Ah, the crowd’s always steam in’, Streamin’ and lean in’ on the rail – Jimmy Buffet” Steamboats ruled Okoboji navigation at the turn of the 20th century. By: Greg Drees At the apex of the era, more than a dozen of them piled the waters Read More »

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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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