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Recreational and Family Travel

All Ages Fun in the Great Lakes Area


Lake Okoboji has long been the vacation spot of choice for many in Iowa, but there's plenty to draw out-of-towners to our sunny shores. Thanks to a year-round abundance of activities, sports, landmarks and more, our status as a family vacation destination is constantly bringing visitors to stay at our stellar Okoboji resort hotels. Discover some of the many Iowa Great Lakes attractions that are bound to enchant all ages!

Arnolds Park Amusement Park - Complete with a historic wooden roller coaster, Arnolds Park is a perfect spot for young adventure-seekers.

Visit Local Beaches - With Pikes Point, Emerson Bay, Gull Point and Terrace Park to choose from, enjoying the waterside fun of the Iowa Great Lakes is easy.

Clay County Fair - Held every year in September, the largest county fair in Iowa brings a host of over 80 activities and amusements to guests of all ages.

Boji Bay - Now open to the public, Boji Bay is Okoboji's premier destination for skating and ice hockey.

4th of July in Okoboji - Celebrate America's birthday with an In-Water Boat Show, fireworks display and more classic activities on our scenic shores.