The Oakwood Inn is a Select Registry Bed and Breakfast Inn located in Okoboji near Spirit Lake.
Lake Okoboji is one of Iowa’s most popular summer destinations. From the stunning deep blue waters and a long list of outdoor and boating recreation to the nearby historic attractions and lively eateries and bars along the shores of this glacier-carved landmark—there are so many things to do in Okoboji this summer!
Nestled in the northwest corner of Iowa, the Iowa Great Lakes region includes the state’s largest natural lake, Big Spirit Lake, and five interconnected lakes: West Lake Okoboji, East Lake Okoboji, Upper Gar, Lower Gar, and Minnewashta. These picturesque lakes resulted from significant geological changes during the last ice age. West Lake Okoboji is perhaps the most popular, as the spring-fed waters are an astounding 136 feet deep.
While it might feel early to look forward to your summer vacation time, it’s never too soon to start planning your next getaway to the Lake Okoboji area. You don’t want to miss out on the best lodging options, as local hotels, Inns, and B&Bs tend to fill up early. For those ready to get their summer plans on the calendar, our hotel in Okoboji, IA, is one of the best places to stay. Especially for those looking to rekindle, relish, or spark romance. Our adults-only boutique hotel creates a serene and peaceful space for couples to relax without worrying about crowds or unwanted noise.
Many of the area hotels in Okoboji are overrun with tourists and families during the summer. While you’ll be in the ideal location to explore the local hotspots on the lake, you’ll retreat back to our haven of calm as a guest at The Oakwood Inn. Book your room today before we fill up for summer!
East and West Lake Okoboji in the Iowa Great Lakes region have an entirely different atmosphere in the bright and sunny summer months. The water comes alive with boats and cruises, and the area restaurants offer live music and drink specials. And our charming small town attracts tourists from all over the country.
Here are the best things to look forward to this summer at West Lake Okoboji and around town this year:
The Oakwood Inn is a beautiful hotel in Okoboji, IA, offering extensive bed and breakfast amenities that other area hotels can’t compare. It’s the perfect place for a romantic getaway all year round, but summer is extraordinary for sunny days on the water. Plan ahead for those milestone birthdays and anniversaries, or just relax on a weekend getaway with friends! There’s no better place to unwind; we’ll ensure you have everything you need with a warm and welcoming smile during your stay.
Our newly renovated, modern guest rooms are just the beginning—each room is unique in design and decor, but all include high-end amenities and comfortable appointments. You’ll wake to stunning morning views of the expansive gardens and oak savannah as the delicate scent of freshly brewed coffee wafts from the kitchen. Join us each morning of your stay for a savory, home-cooked gourmet breakfast best enjoyed in our bright and airy dining room. It’s the best way to start your day before exploring the summertime activities on West Lake Okoboji and beyond.
After a day of enjoying all Okoboji has to offer, come back to The Oakwood Inn and relax in our lovely outdoor spaces, in The Den for games and movies, or stroll hand in hand around the various seasonal gardens. There are plenty of thoughtfully-designed spaces for you to spend some quality time on your romantic getaway in Iowa. We also offer an excellent selection of add-on packages for those special touches to your stay. Plan ahead for summer now and book your room at our hotel in Okoboji today!