Okoboji: Iowa’s Best Kept Winter Secret

Ice Fishing sunset

We all know Okoboji is Iowa’s #1 summer vacation destination but have you ever thought about Okoboji in the winter? If not, you’re in for a pleasant surprise this winter in Okoboji! Winter is a beautiful, peaceful and affordable time to retreat to Okoboji. Whether you are looking for a family, couples, or girlfriends getaway there is way more to do in an Okoboji winter than you could ever imagine. Okoboji has an abundance of year-round destinations, an indoor water park, outdoor adventures, and fabulous restaurants to enjoy!
One of the highlights each January is the University of Okoboji Winter Games January 24th-27th, 2019.   Whether you register to participate in an event or plan to make the rounds and enjoy all of the festivities, Winter Games is sure be the highlight of your January! Make your reservations to stay and play in Okoboji this January!
If you can’t make it the final weekend in January, don’t fret, a fabulous Okoboji Winter Getaway can still be in your future! Check out our “Focus on Winter” blogs for Families or Adults for great ideas about what to do, where to eat, and stay when you visit Okoboji this winter! Click on the images below to gather ideas and begin planning your winter getaway to Okoboji!


Cross Country Ski
Click here for great winter getaway ideas for adults in Okoboji!



Winter Games kids events
Click here for great winter getaway ideas for families in Okoboji!