The Oakwood Inn is a Select Registry Bed and Breakfast Inn located in Okoboji near Spirit Lake.
While the seven beautiful Great Lakes of Iowa are the biggest draw to our area, there’s plenty more to experience than just time on the water. The surrounding communities are quaint and charming—and are home to so many of the best things to do in Okoboji, including dining, shopping, golfing, wine tasting, and so much more. Our area is a popular vacation destination during the summer, so for those craving a particularly lively getaway, July and August will be your best bet.
However, we’ve noticed that our area is also becoming a hot spot for couples hoping for a retreat with romance in mind. From the nostalgia of Arnolds Park Amusement Park, live concerts and classes at Pearson Lakes Art Center, and fine dining opportunities, you’ll find everything you need for a lovely getaway just for two. If that’s on your agenda, you’ll want to avoid the lakefront lodging properties and book a boutique hotel with bed and breakfast amenities. The best way to relax in Okoboji!
With so many great things to do in Okoboji, you’ll want to pick a great place to make your home away from home. You’ll spend your days on the lake, golfing, hiking at the State Parks, or exploring the local attractions, so finding a peaceful place to unwind and relax in the mornings and evenings is essential. Don’t opt for a boring hotel room when you can stay at one of the most unique places in Iowa for a truly memorable getaway—that fantastic option is our romantic Hotel in Okoboji, IA, The Oakwood Inn. Check our upcoming availability and book your room today!
While Summertime is the most popular time to visit our resort town in Iowa’s Great Lakes region, there’s plenty to do all year round. If you come during the off-season, you’ll encounter fewer crowds and experience a more restful atmosphere. Not that the lively days of summer should be avoided, it just creates an entirely different getaway. Here we’ll break down the top three things to do in Okoboji each season.
Now that your itinerary is filled with all the greatest things to do in Okoboji this year, we can’t wait to be your hosts at the best boutique hotel in Okoboji, IA. With only eleven modern and freshly renovated guest rooms, you’ll never encounter crowds or unwanted noise at our Inn.
Each romantic guest room is thoughtfully appointed and outfitted with a broad range of amenities, including things like fireplaces, patios, luxurious Comphy linens, and Aveda bath products. Some choice suites also have in-room whirlpool tubs for that added touch of romance and intimate time together at our Hotel in Okoboji, IA.
Along with your private room, you’ll have access to our indoor shared spaces and our expansive grounds, which are absolutely lovely year-round and feature delightful gardens with a historic burr oak savannah remnant. Our beautiful green space attracts local wildlife and birds for mornings of nature gazing, always paired with our daily breakfast service and freshly brewed coffee. Book your room today!