Discover a selection of 228 vacation rentals in Okoboji, IA that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including swimming pools and WiFi. Prices start at $165 per night, and cabins and houses are popular options for a stay in Okoboji. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Rent a lake rental in Okoboji

Okoboji is a resort region that’s perfect for lake rentals in Iowa. It has outdoor recreation for all seasons, including watersports and winter activities like snow tubing, hiking, biking, fishing, and boating. You’ll also find art galleries, performance venues, shopping and dining, and nightlife. Some of the highlights of Okoboji include the Dickinson County Nature Center, which has a bat cave, wildlife, and educational exhibits, and Arnolds Park Amusement Park, a thrill park with lakeside attractions. You could also explore the Higgins Museum, which has a large collection of national Bank Notes, and the Iowa Great Lakes Maritime Museum, which houses a collection of boats and nautical memorabilia.

Things to do

Unleash your inner child in Okoboji

Okoboji vacation rentals give you the chance to unleash your inner child and have a blast at the Arnolds Park amusement park, located just across Smith’s Bay. Enjoy a carefree afternoon with the family making memories in this fun theme park with many attractions. Ride the famous ‘Legend’ roller coaster or end the day with a lazy stroll down Queen’s Court where you can grab an ice cream cone and shop in unique shops. Fish off the new state pier, or take in the amazing view of the blue waters of West Lake Okoboji from 65 feet up in the air on the Ferris wheel.

Activities

Escape to Okoboji

Whether you find peace with yoga, enjoy fishing on crystal-clear waters, or prefer water activities like paddling or peddling, you’ll have many family-friendly activities to do in Okoboji. Play on the slides off the shoreline with your kids or take a guided tour on the water with The Queen II. On a romantic getaway? Plan a picnic on the beach and watch the sunset. Then listen to live music on the Ice Breaker Cruise. If you’re visiting in the summertime, be sure reserve tickets for a performance at the Okoboji Summer Theatre, which is owned and operated by Stephens College and offers comedies, classics, and musicals.

Weather

A summer of fun in Okoboji

The summer season in Okoboji offers sunny weather to enjoy boating, sailing, or swimming in West Okoboji Lake. On the land, enjoy activities like horseback riding, hiking, and exploring local campgrounds while bonding with loved ones. Springtime is the beginning of fishing season and it lasts into early winter. If you’re visiting in the wintertime, plan around the Winter Games at the University of Okoboji. This annual 4-day festival features a full schedule of activities, contests, parties, and fundraisers.

Natural features

Enjoying the sunset in Okoboji

Glacier-carved lakes are a main attraction in Okoboji and provide visitors with a year-round playground. Okoboji vacation rentals near this chain of lakes, which spans over 15,000 acres are a fisherman’s paradise; the lakes feature over 47 species of fish and 11 species of popular sport fish. Whether relaxing on the shoreline of West Lake Okoboji or in a boat enjoying the gentle waves, the view of the sunset over the horizon is a beautiful sight. You can enjoy nature while trekking through the surrounding forest as you catch glimpses of local wildlife.

How many vacation rentals are available around Okoboji, IA?

Our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 228 vacation rentals around Okoboji. From 75 cabin rentals to 153 house rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

Can I rent Cabins in Okoboji?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 75 Cabins in Okoboji. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Okoboji include:

  • Houses: 153 rentals available
  • Cottages: 75 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 70 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals 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 162 vacation rentals with pool available in Okoboji. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.