Archive for May 2021
Mike Peschon Relishes the Thrill of the Search
Every time Mike Peschon pulls out his metal detector, he is like a little boy on a hunt. The thrill of finding someone’s treasure, whether on land or in the water, pulls him out the door several days a week. Over the past 33 years, Peschon has collected nearly 4,400 rings, countless old coins, and…Read More
Simply Delicious by Cyndee Dather
OKOBOJI is alive with plans and preparations for a stupendous summer! My plan is to: Take a boat ride everyday that weather permits. Go on a picnic every week. Attend every concert at Preservation Plaza. Create endless memories with my grandchildren. Ride the roller coaster, bumper cars and wooden slide. Patronize the weekly Farmers Market…Read More
Kylie’s Book Nook
My name is Kylie Sebert. I’m a native of Spirit Lake and currently living in the literary hub of Portland, Maine! I have Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing, with an emphasis in fiction, and now hope to begin a novel writing career. You can find me on Instagram and Facebook as @notsotwentysomething. As…Read More
Fillenwarth Beach — 103 Years of Perfecting Okoboji Fun!
One of the oldest operating resorts in the Iowa Great Lakes and located in the heart of Arnolds Park, Fillenwarth Beach offers their guests the ultimate summer vacation. Open May 1 through October 3, something is always happening, and laughter is commonplace. “We are more than just a place to stay and rent rooms, we…Read More
Cycling Around the Iowa Great Lakes
Okoboji Cyclist can Assist with All Your Biking Needs The Dickinson County trail system is a wonderful way to explore the Iowa Great Lakes region, whether biking the Spine Trail or enjoying the new addition of the Tatanka Ska Trace Trail. Many families enjoy the trails for a leisurely trek to get ice cream or…Read More
Relax With Your Family at The RedBrick Farm B&B!
With over 35 on-site amenities, the RedBrick Farm Bed and Breakfast is one of Lake Okoboji’s newest places to make lifelong memories. Located just west of Vick’s Corner and with West Lake Okoboji in sight, this ten-acre private farm has been beautifully transformed into a haven for families craving a slower pace. Local entrepreneur John…Read More
Spend a Magical Evening with Your Princess!
Every little girl wants to feel like a cherished princess – to have a special day to dress up and feel treasured and wanted. Cherished Center will be holding this magical evening on Sunday, June 6, at the Arnolds Park Amusement Park property. Join DJ Spin X at the famous Roof Garden ballroom for an…Read More
Lake Life Review
It’s Susan, and we’re back at it! Oh, and did we start with a good one! The only rule was to come hungry; stretchy pants were optional. That’s right, it’s a food review! Anyone that has ever gone out to lunch with me, could order for me, right Tara? Guilty! I find something that I…Read More
Imagine Iowa Great Lakes Update
The ongoing mission of Imagine Iowa Great Lakes is to beautify and enhance Lake Okoboji for the residents and visitors of tomorrow. The Imagine Board of Directors meets monthly to ensure the goals of the non-profit are being met. “After a year of completing a number of significant projects in the area, Imagine Iowa Great…Read More
Okoboji Tourism Showcases the Iowa Great Lakes to the Outside World
For those of us who reside in the Iowa Great Lakes area, we often take for granted this beautiful hidden gem we call home. Whether you live along one of our gorgeous lakes or have a house in an adjoining community, the opportunities for summer activities in this region are immense – there are so…Read More