Abe's Okoboji Motel and Suites open

(712) 332-8010
(712) 332-8040
1107 Sanborn Ave.
Okoboji, Iowa 51331
(1/2 block west of East Lake Okoboji boat ramp)    map


We have taken great steps in creating a one-of-a-kind experience. With 54 rooms ranging from a 2 bedroom apartment to 13 family suites that accommodate up to 10 people, you are sure to find our uniquely designed rooms suitable for a business trip, couple, family or large group. Our rooms feature a microwave and fridge, while several have kitchenettes. Our sleep experience is the perfect balance of Memory Support with the proven comfort of Gel for an optimal deep restful sleep. We have brought the shores of Okoboji to Abe's, building our furniture out of Okoboji dock wood to create a fun, relaxing stay within steps to Okoboji's best attractions. We are located less than one block west of the East Okoboji public dock and less than 3 blocks from the bridge that connects East and West Lake Okoboji. Jumpstart your day with complimentary hot breakfast while debating whether to stay on property or venture off. On-site you can enjoy our outdoor swimming pool, basketball hoop, carpet ball, Surrey Bikes, guest laundry, Wi-Fi, flat screen TV, tether ball, fire pits, grills, picnic table and a nightly family movie. Please visit our website at www.abesmotel.com or call us at 712-332-8040 or 1-877-332-5714.




AmericInn Lodge and Suites open

1005 Brooks Park Drive
Okoboji, Iowa 51355    map


The AmericInn Lodge and Suites is located centrally in Okoboji on Brooks National Golf Club, only minutes from all Lake Okoboji attractions. Offering 61 beautifully appointed guest rooms featuring new 32" flat panel televisions and plush top beds.  A variety of room types are available, including suites that offer a whirlpool, fireplace, microwave and refrigerator.  Some rooms also feature a personal patio or balcony.  Start your day off right with the complimentary breakfast buffet featuring Belgian waffles and stay connected with free wireless high-speed internet. Guests of all ages will enjoy the indoor heated swimming pool, large whirlpool and sauna.  Cozy up next to the fireplace in the lobby, or relax and soak up the sun on one of the three public patio areas.  The AmericInn offers spacious accommodations perfect for relaxing after a long day of enjoying all that Okoboji has to offer. Find special discount packages online at .americinn.com.  


Arnolds Park City Campground - Minnewashta open

City of Arnolds Park 712-332-2341
Off Highway 71 on Bascom Street
Arnolds Park, IA 51331    map

Amenities include tent sites, electric hookups, restroom, shower, dock and boat ramp and playground.  Open May through September, 16 spaces.


Arnolds Park Classic Cottages open

402-896-3850 (winter)
35 Zephyr Drive
Arnolds Park, Iowa 51331    map


Arnolds Park Classic Cottages are located directly across from Arnolds Park Amusement Park.  There are 10 separate cottages
grouped closely together, great for family reunions and get-togethers.  Two- and three-bedroom cottages have A/C, heat, cable TV/VCR, and queen beds.  Kitchens are equipped with stove, refrigerator, coffeemaker, microwave and dishes/silverwear.  Charcoal grills and picnic tables are also available.  The cottage are within walking distance of area attractions, restaurants, shops, bike trails, public dock, the State Pier and West Lake Okoboji.


Arrowwood Resort open

1405 Highway 71 S
Okoboji, Iowa 51355    map


This premier year-round conference and leisure travel facility boasts 100 guest rooms, some whirlpool suites
and a "Great Room" for hosting group events and hospitality suites.  In addition to the 28,000 square feet of flexible meeting space, a modern 10,000 square foot banquet and Meeting Facility is now complete. The resort offers an outdoor pool, deck, playground, volleyball and croquet courts and a new heated indoor pool area with fun, new water features.  An on-site salon, award-winning Minerva's Bar and Eatery and amply lit parking compliment this full-service resort.  Located on beautiful Brooks
National Golf Course, Arrowwood offers discounts to many of the area's favorite attractions and special packages are always available.  Visit them online at www.arrowwood-okoboji.com. 


Blue Lake Resort open

113 Monument Drive
Arnolds Park, Iowa 51331    map


Blue Lake Resort is situated at Pillsbury Point on West Lake Okoboji.  Guests may choose from a 4-bedroom cabin, a 3-bedroom cottage and suite-style units with kitchenettes.  The grounds and accommodations are immaculately maintained and are uniquely designed for families and large gatherings.  Activities include swimming, boating, fishing or sunbathing
on the dock.  Blue Lake is within walking distance to area attractions, recreational trails, restaurants and shopping. 


Boulders Inn and Suites open

(855) 392-9300
3400 Okoboji Ave.
Milford, Iowa 51351    map


The lakes areas' newest lodging property is the Boulders Inn and Suites, which promises to make your Okoboji vacation comfortable and relaxing. This property offers 40 rooms with styles ranging from luxury standard rooms to contemporary suites to meet your individual needs. There is beautiful outdoor entertaining area for guests to enjoy as well as a complimentary hot breakfast to start your busy day on the lake or whatever activity awaits you in the lakes area! Located close to all restaurants and lake activities, just south of Emerald Hills Golf Club on Highway 71 between Arnolds Park and Milford. 


Bridges Bay Resort open

640 Linden Drive
Arnolds Park, Iowa 51331    map


The destination resort in the Iowa Great Lakes for friends and family to gather, Bridges Bay offers condo units along with standard hotel options. The splashtastic indoor water park will entertain guests of all ages with its lazy river, children's water features and waterslides.  The Crazy Parrot Cantina offers space to gather and enjoy a treat as you lounge in the heated pool, outdoor pool or stroll your way to the waterfront docks.  Hoists are available for rent.  Families may also enjoy the on-site arcade, exercise room and wireless internet. During the peak season guests can enjoy the very popular waterfront restaurant and bar, Bracco's. Check out their web site for everything exciting at bridgesbayresort.com. 


Camp Boji open

1508 4th Street (Across from Emerald Hills Golf Course)
West Okoboji, Iowa 51351    map

Amenities include: electric hookups, restroom, shower, dock, recreation room, playground, store on-site and laundry facilities.
Reservations accepted.  Open May through October 15th, 60 spaces.


Camp Foster YMCA open

1900 41st Street
Spirit Lake, IA 51360    map


At Camp Foster YMCA of the Okoboji's, you'll capture moments filled with exciting adventures, unique experiences and new friendships.  Established in 1912, Camp Foster YMCA is one of the oldest existing camps in the Midwest.  Thousands of children and adults have attended Camp Foster and fourth generation campers are not uncommon.  Located on 214 wooded acres along the shores of East Lake Okoboji, much of Camp Foster remains in its original natural setting.  Camp Foster YMCA offers a balance between traditional and progressive programming.

Camp Foster YMCA Day Camp offers a diverse range of activities for campers ages 4 and up.  For teens age 13 and up, the Adventures camp is designed to give teens the chance to get out of their usual summer routines, develop some adventure in their lives and meet new people in a supportive, challenging environment.  The programming will help teens increase their self-confidence, and learn leadership and problem-solving skills while experiencing teamwork and pride in accomplishment.

Camp Foster YMCA is also a year-round retreat facility for groups as small as 15 and large as 250 people!  Camp Foster offers comfortable sleeping accommodations, quality food service and private meeting space as well as an unparalleled selection of recreational activities for young at heart.  Camp Foster YMCA is an excellent place for kids to enjoy summer camp, day camp, overnight camp and a wide range of speciality camps.

Take in a terrific view of the Lakes Area on horseback.  The folks at Camp Foster YMCA will saddle up a steed perfect for each member of your group.  Rides are arranged by appointment, so call them today at 712-336-3272.  Camp Foster is located on the east side of East Lake Okoboji.

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