Year-Round Sports

Oktoberfest Bike Rider

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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Shop Okoboji This Holiday Season

Christmas gift basket

We invite you to come home to Okoboji this Holiday Season! There is still so much to SEE, EAT and DO in Okoboji!  You’ll also want to check out vast array of shopping venues to find the perfect gift for everyone on your shopping list! Allure & Co. Allure & Co. is a modern boutique 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

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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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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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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Okoboji Puzzles!

Buddy's Puzzle

Would you like to work on a puzzle in real life? Visit Homeology in Arnolds Park or The Barn Swallow in Okoboji to purchase fun puzzles!

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