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Okoboji's Top Five

Okoboji, IA

My top five favorites

1. Arnolds Park

2. Horseback riding

3. The Golfing

4. Boating

5. Fishing

Close by Getaway: Iowa's own Great Lakes

Okoboji, IA

If you visit Okoboji during the summer you will find the most to do. A visit in the spring or fall won't disappoint you either. The Golf and fishing are enough to go, but the scenery will keep you wanting more. Okoboji boasts several of Iowa's fishing records so the fishing isn't just for beginners.

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Okoboji, IA

Everyone thinks of Okoboji as a lake, but it is much more. The largest lake is actually named Big Spirit lake, this glacially formed lake covers 5,684 acres, supports over 40 species of fish. The East and West Okoboji lakes are as diverse as the main lake, ranging in size from 1,835 acres to 3,847 acres respectively. The East Okoboji has an average depth of 10 feet whereas the West can reach depths of 140 feet. The Okoboji area consists of a dozen more lakes that include the spring fed Silver lake that is known for it's clear water. For more information call or visit the web site.

A Few attractions.

Horseback Rides to the golfing, Eating, Amusement Parks, record fishing, shopping, Swimming Theater

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The below is an example of some of the fabulous sunsets you can see from your cabin or resort. Okoboji is located of I-90 just south of the Minnesota border in Dickinson County, about 3-4 hrs from Central Nebraska and Iowa. Okoboji is a great place for couples as well, the remote location, great dining and shopping can make for a romantic getaway that anyone could enjoy. Okoboji has at least 7 golf courses and boosts quite a few theatres such as Lakes Art Center or the Pioneer theatre.

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