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Address: Spirit Lake, IA

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Spirit Lake is a beautiful place to visit. It is a huge lake with very little boat traffic. My kids had a blast kayaking and paddle boarding. Can't wait for our next visit!

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Darci M
Charlotte, North Carolina
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Davenport, Iowa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ended up here after looking for a place to swim and a good place to watch fireworks. Beach area is adequate. Water is slightly gross and smelly.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spirit Lake is a beautiful place to visit. It is a huge lake with very little boat traffic. My kids had a blast kayaking and paddle boarding. Can't wait for our next visit!

Thank Darci M
Lewis Center, Ohio
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225 reviews
102 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016 via mobile

A very large lake with resorts, family beaches and a state park. This is a very nice area I would recommend visiting. We were very pleased and enjoyed our visit.

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Camarillo, Ca
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63 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

Call ahead as they only offer the tour a couple of times a week. This tour is a remarkable display of American ingenuity and technology right in the heartland of the US. Polaris makes all the Polaris Slingshots, Indian and Victory motorcycles that the world can buy right here in Spirit Lake. The tours are small group and cover the... More 

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Springfield, Missouri
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10 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

We shopped in the second-hand stores which were so fun! Looking forward to our trip next October. Also had fun at the movies and eating out.

Thank Amanda S
Cedar Rapids
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190 reviews
98 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

Having only been here one other time in my life, I was thrilled to find so many things to go and see and do. The people that live here are VERY easy to get along with and seem eager to help you find what you are looking for! Nice parks to hike in and the best thing I witnessed was... More 

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Ankeny, Iowa
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47 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

FUN area with lots to do - water sports, golf, shopping, etc. Basically in the Okoboji area. Small town but it's a great tourism area for lake activities. Go to Lisa's Bake Shop and Goodies!

Thank Emily B
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97 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

And rode around Lake Okoboji and west okoboji. Okoboji outfitters has good bikes for 20$ rode 20 miles

Thank Goastryder
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 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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51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 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 

Thank David W

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