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Address: Spirit Lake, IA
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Nice lake, lazy fish

Great Lake, several boat launches, fish were uncooperative. The town is quaint and friendly. Don't look for your favorite chain restaurant, because there aren't any but give the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 17, 2014
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union,il
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31 reviews 31 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Great Lake, several boat launches, fish were uncooperative. The town is quaint and friendly. Don't look for your favorite chain restaurant, because there aren't any but give the local places a chance and you won't be disappointed.

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West Des Moines, Iowa
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100 reviews 100 reviews
14 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

We lived in Iowa 1 year and realized that we had to visit the Okoboji region, and once we came up to the area we realized that Spirit Lake is the better of all the lakes in the area unless you like all the screaming kids, fairs, loud motorcycles and lots of people. that is the other end of the... More 

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Excelsior, Minnesota, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

Great little parks, fish hatchery, and Old Town and drive around the entire lake. Did not antique so cannot comment on that.

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Mayer, mn.
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24 reviews 24 reviews
17 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

It was close to town, big sites with electric, water and sewer all at your site. The bike trail is paved, very nice and dogs are allowed on a leash. We went to a couple new brewery's that was fun, along with a farmers market, Arnold's park and some boating all in one weekend.

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Sioux City, Iowa
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53 reviews 53 reviews
7 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2012

Fun with friends at West Lake Okoboji. Enjoyed a cabin stay and boating. Wthile in the lakes area, visit the amusement park at Arnolds Park. Have a nutty bar and watch the sunset from the dock.

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Okoboji, Iowa
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2012

There are a few little shops in Spirit Lake that are worth visiting. One More Time, This and That, Fisher's Consignment, Red Door...that will get you started.

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Kansas City, Missouri
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2012

we took an extra day and went to spirit lake and we had a romantic trip.

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Spencer
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2012

Easy to get around. The hospital is right off the main drag. Everyone seems so friendly. The only thing I would do away with , is that stupid 8 way stop by Walmart ! GET A STOP LIGHT !!!!!!!

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Sioux City
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44 reviews 44 reviews
18 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2012

Love the area! Great hideway in the middle of the country! Tons of things to do if you like the out doors.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2012

There is so much to do in spirit lake and it is a great place for the family.

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