Destination guide

Head to the captivating city of Spirit Lake

The area's churches and entertainment are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Spirit Lake. Renowned for its lake, boating and fishing, this city welcomes all visitors. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in Spirit Lake

Do you want to discover things to do in the city? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that Spirit Lake has to offer. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Ranch Okoboji (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Brooks Golf Club (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Emerald Hills Golf Course (4.9 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Jackson Golf Club (15.6 mi / 25.1 km)
  • Clay County Fairgrounds (18.8 mi / 30.2 km)
  • Spencer Golf and Country Club (18.8 mi / 30.3 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Spirit Lake

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Spirit Lake is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Arnolds Park (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
  • West Okoboji Lake (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • Fort Defiance State Park (12.5 mi / 20.2 km)
  • Thoreson Memorial Park (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)
  • Ashley Park (15.1 mi / 24.4 km)
  • Riverview Park (20.1 mi / 32.4 km)

Where to stay near Spirit Lake?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 193 holiday rentals near Spirit Lake. From 76 Cabins to 50 Houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Spirit Lake for a long holiday or a weekend break is on Stayz.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Spirit Lake?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Spirit Lake. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Goodies Handmade Candies: 196 holiday rentals
  • Iowa Great Lakes Maritime Museum: 195 holiday rentals
  • Okoboji Summer Theatre: 193 holiday rentals
  • Jackson Golf Club: 169 holiday rentals
  • 'Boji Splash Indoor Waterpark Okoboji: 194 holiday rentals

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

Can I rent Cabins in Spirit Lake?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 76 Cabins in Spirit Lake. Our other popular types of Spirit Lake holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 50 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 76 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 76 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Condos/Apartments and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Spirit Lake?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 146 holiday homes with pool available in Spirit Lake. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.