Destination guide

Why people love visiting lively Okoboji

Enjoy the live music and other features of Okoboji. Renowned for its bars, lake and theme park, this city welcomes all visitors. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in and around Okoboji

Do you want to find attractions to see while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Okoboji a fun place to get away. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Brooks Golf Club (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Ranch Okoboji (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Emerald Hills Golf Course (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Spencer Golf and Country Club (16.2 mi / 26.1 km)
  • Clay County Fairgrounds (16.3 mi / 26.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Okoboji

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Okoboji is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Arnolds Park (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • West Okoboji Lake (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Fort Defiance State Park (14.4 mi / 23.1 km)
  • Thoreson Memorial Park (16.1 mi / 26 km)

How many vacation rentals are available around Okoboji?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 198 house rentals around Okoboji. From 77 Cabins to 55 Houses, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Okoboji is on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Okoboji?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Okoboji. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Okoboji Summer Theatre: 196 home rentals
  • Brooks Golf Club: 194 home rentals
  • Ranch Okoboji: 195 home rentals
  • Higgins Museum: 195 home rentals
  • Jackson County Courthouse: 189 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Okoboji listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cabins in Okoboji?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 77 Cabins in Okoboji. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Okoboji include:

  • Houses: 55 lodging choices
  • Condos/Apartments: 60 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 77 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Okoboji?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 149 vacation homes with pool available in Okoboji.