Blue Water Lakes

Cheers to the ultimate vacation destination.

With the Queen II, Okoboji Boat Works Fleet, and several of the country's top marinas, it's easy to get on the water in a public cruise, a boat of your own, or a rental. You could even rent a paddle board or kayak! If you are more of a land dweller, there are many great beach options to enjoy a lake day.

Yoga in Okoboji

Whether it is pickleball, sailing, biking, hiking, disc golf, beach volleyball, kayaking, paddle boarding or yoga, summer is an amazing time to enjoy outdoor adventures in Okoboji!  Participate for fun or register for one of the many tournaments or competitions!

Live Music

Excellent live entertainment can be found around every corner in Okoboji!  Where else can you find live theatre six nights a week, and live music overlooking and Okoboji sunset?  Join us at the many unique live music venues throughout the Iowa Great Lakes!

There are a wide variety of ways to enjoy life on the water in Okoboji!  Cast  a line and catch a fish!  Dine lakeside to enjoy the view with a great Okoboji meal!  Or explore the many parks, trails, and beaches that wind along the lakeshore!

Fireworks over Okoboij Lake


Enjoy a fireworks display over West Lake Okoboji every Saturday mid-June through August. You'll also find fireworks on special days over Big Spirit, East Lake and Silver Lake in Lake Park!

Family Reunion

Family Reunion

Bring your family together in a destination that has something for everyone!  Okoboji has been attracting generations of families for fun on and off the water!

A Summer Full of Fun!

Worries have a way of disappearing on the water. Sip on your favorite drink and soak up those Okoboji views. Cheers to the ultimate vacation destination. 

There are endless activities for your leisure time.  Available water sports include boating, fishing, swimming, sailing, water skiing, wake boarding, wake surfing, and parasailing.  Land-based summer activities include an amusement park, golf courses, go-cart track, mini-golf, disc-golf, tennis and 60+ miles of paved surfaces trails for biking, jogging, walking and enjoying nature.  There are many lush public parks for picnics and camping.

Okoboji Couples Summer Getaway

Okoboji – Just Beach it

10 Lakeside Dining Patios

Okoboji Family Reunion

Classic West Lake Loop

Okoboji Couples SPRING Escape

Okoboji Summer Dining Guide

50 Mile Ride

Okoboji Fall GIRLS Weekend

30 Mile Ride Loop