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Must Do's

Celebrate the "days gone by" of the Iowa Great Lakes and the surrounding communities with a visit to Okoboji Classic Cars. Take a guided tour to browse vintage storefronts and the historic car collection of the dealership inventory. Then head to the Iowa Rock 'N Roll Music Hall of Fame Museum to appreciate the style of music that revolutionized the world. Be sure to stop by the Fish House to experience a truly one-of-a-kind attraction that doubles as the "World's Larget Ice Fishing House" and restaurant/cruise ship. Finally, check out the Dickinson County Nature Center to enjoy live animal and interactive displays. 

Outdoor Adventures & Exciting Eateries

The area's beautiful, glacier-carved lakes cover approximately 15,000 acres and include Iowa’s largest natural lake, Spirit Lake. Spring-fed West Lake Okoboji is the centerpiece of the five chain lakes, and the surrounding communities provide the backdrop for Okoboji’s year-round playground with water sports in the summer and cold-weather activities such as snowmobiling, ice-fishing and the University of Okoboji Winter Games. For on-land fun, ride or walk around the lakes on the Iowa Great Lakes Trail or hike the trail system at Horseshoe Bend County Wildlife Preserve.

Complete your visit by grabbing a bite a slice of pizza and a delicious brew from West O Beer or enjoy a selection from the Nautical Bar & Grill's extensive menu.

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Whether you're seeking rest and relaxation, outdoor exploration or family adventures, the opportunities are endless.