A Weekend in Okoboji- What to Do

You have a weekend in Okoboji… What will you do to fill your time? Scroll to have your weekend timeline already planned out for you!



You just reached your dream destination of Okoboji to have arrived at one of our beautiful lodges and resorts!Hotel Check In

After you drop of your bags, get settled, and freshened up, you can visit some of our on the water fine dining options for your first night out!

Outdoor Dining Outdoor Dining Maxwells

After finishing a delicious dinner on the water, it is time to hit up some of Okoboji’s best bars and live entertainment!

Live Music
bandYour Friday night has come to an end, but you must rest up for an eventful Saturday!


Wake up and smell the bacon because Okoboji has many options for a delicious start to your day with our breakfast selections!


After finishing a filling breakfast at one of these great locations, start the day off by relaxing and wandering through our local museums!

Wood Boat Museum Okoboji Classic Car Museum

These museums take time to read and learn about the history that our lake’s area has to offer! By the time you make your way through these amazing sites, grab a bite to eat on the water!

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A weekend in Okoboji isn’t a weekend at all if you have not hit the water yet! Okoboji has a large selection of beaches, recreational rentals, and boat excursions that can help you get your toes in the water!




Paddle Boar


Clean up and get ready for a night out on the town again after your long day on the boat! There will always be live music and free concert in the green space of Arnold’s Park for everyone to come out and enjoy! If you get lucky, there could be a chance for a firework show!






 Sleep in or enjoy your last walk through the town as the sun rises! Treat yourself to a morning coffee and or pastry item from our local coffee shops: Arnold’s Perk, Nektar, The Coffee Shop, and Rabab’s!

Arnolds Perk

You are now full of caffeine and sweets to face the day! With all this energy, there is so much shopping to be done before you leave. Buy a cute new swimsuit for your next visit, an Okoboji sweatshirt to remember your time, or a small knick knack to bring home as a souvenir!

Clothing store

Three Sons


After spending a whole fun filled weekend in Okoboji you might want to stay more than a weekend! Countdown the days till your next visit!