The Ideal Vacation Destination!

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Okoboji has many activities that are exciting for the whole family! Take your kids mini golfing at Pirates Cove or Treasure Village. Ride the "Legend" Roller Coaster at Arnolds Park Amusement Park and take in the views of West Lake Okoboji from the ferris wheel! There are also plenty of art classes to get creative at the Pearson Lakes Art Center and Kurio Kastle! Or get some energy out and bounce around at Bouncelandia for a unique and fun experience at the world's largest bounce house!

Sailboats on Lake Okoboji

Bring on the competition with a game of pickleball, disc golf, or beach volleyball! Learn to sail and take a lesson at Okoboji Sailing Center! Participate in various yoga activities that are offered around the area! Take a ride and bike around the Dickinson County Recreation Trails! Be sure to register for various tournaments or competitions that are offered as well!

Live Music

Excellent live entertainment can be found around every corner in Okoboji this summer! Visit the Okoboji Summer Theatre for seven productions! Or bring your kids to the Boji Bantam Theatre. You can also check out live music almost every night at various locations!

With the opens in a new windowQueen II, opens in a new windowOkoboji 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! Or relax by the lake and enjoy the Okoboji sunshine with the endless beach options the area offers!

Fireworks over Okoboij Lake

Enjoy a fireworks display over West Lake Okoboji every Saturday from Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day weekend. You'll also be able to watch the display on Big Spirit, East Lake, and Silver Lake in Lake Park over holiday weekends!

Go behind the scenes in the latest Vacation Okoboji video about planning your summer vacation!  Learn more about all of the spots that need to be on your must visit list! Learn more here!

A Summer Full of Fun!

Okoboji has been the ideal destination for family vacations for generations.  Visitors of all ages are drawn to the sparkling blue lakes, the sun, the fun and the warm hospitality.

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.