Things to do

Arnolds Park

Arnolds Park

Built in 1889 - during the golden age of amusement parks - Historic Arnolds Park is one of the longest operating amusement parks in the world. It features classic rides and attractions like a wooden roller coaster named The Legend, the Queen II excursion boat, live concerts, special events, dining, shopping, water rentals, sandy beaches and the Iowa Great Lakes Maritime Museum - all nestled on the shores of Lake Okoboji.
Location: Hwy 71 & Lake Street
Sanford Museum and Planetarium

Sanford Museum and Planetarium

The Sanford Museum offers a variety of educational programs for groups on subjects including Astronomy, Geology, History, Natural History, and Prehistory. Appointments for classes should be made at least one month in advance. Classes are available from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. weekdays. All take 45 minutes to 1 hour.
Location: 117 E Willow St
Phone: 712-225-3922
Pirate`s Cove

Pirate`s Cove

Putt your way through the world of 18th century pirates-- under cascading waterfalls, across a natural stream and past pirate ship ruins! Nestled in a naturally beautiful landscape, this 18-hole course will delight your family. With our elaborate pirate theming, natural beauty and manicured landscaping, Pirate`s Cove is the perfect location for family and group gatherings. Challenge friends and family to a friendly round of Pirate`s Cove Adventure Golf. Discover the fun!
Location: 25 Lake Street
Phone: (712) 332-6094
Superior 71 Drive-In Theatre

Superior 71 Drive-In Theatre

Bringing back family fun at Superior 71!!
Location: 1482 300th Avenue
Phone: 712-336-0700
Lost Island Water Park

Lost Island Water Park

Lost Island has been fortunate to play host to many exciting events over the years. Everything from family gatherings to golf outings, company parties to weddings, birthdays to graduation parties! Our staff is prepared to handle groups ranging from small to large so schedule your event today and make your memories in paradise!
Location: 2225 E Shaulis Rd
Phone: (319) 233-8414