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Spirit Lake

Spirit Lake, IA
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Large peaceful non-commercialized lake

The lake shores have many average sized homes and compared it to Lake Okoboji there are relatively... read more

Reviewed 4 March 2018
Iowegian-Viking
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Spirit Lake, Iowa
Great fishing and a fun little town to go with!

Great fishing and a fun little town to go with! I would recommend Spirit for summer or ice fishing... read more

Reviewed 14 February 2018
Justin G
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Fort Dodge, Iowa
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“boat launches” (2 reviews)
“fish hatchery” (2 reviews)
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

The lake shores have many average sized homes and compared it to Lake Okoboji there are relatively few boats. There is a bicycle route around the entire lake consisting of some bicycle paths, but at places you need to ride along the side of a...More

Thank Iowegian-Viking
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Reviewed 14 February 2018

Great fishing and a fun little town to go with! I would recommend Spirit for summer or ice fishing and stopping at Bucks or Sportsmans after is always a good idea.

Thank Justin G
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Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed the time with my grandkids on the lake and all of the rest of the family. Will be doing this again!

Thank Craig G
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

The lake here was awesome and the town has some friendly people. It is worth the drive from wherever you are.

Thank Kelly S
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Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

Great area to visit! There is SO much to do and see in this bustling county. Big Spirit Lake is touted as producing several state fishing records; and not only including the current records. Everyone is largely polite when on the water; most pleasure boaters...More

Thank Tom L
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Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

We drove around the lake on our motorcycle. It is pretty but nothing too exciting. There are a couple of public beaches you can stop at to swim. We stopped at one to relax.

Thank JoAnn A
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Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Great views, convenient places to visit and shop. Easy driving to and from places. Several places to eat, activities, and water sports.great for family, and couples.

Thank Brenda S
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Reviewed 5 September 2016

Do not vacation here the week before Labor Day. Everything is shut down and there is literally nothing to do. There are signs in every restaurant and bar to notify you that service will be poor because students are back in school.

Thank PAULYJO
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Reviewed 20 August 2016

Recently, my husband and I had to be in Spirit lake for a family event and this hotel is our favorite place to stay. It always fits our needs and it is close to just about everything. The staff is very accommodating and friendly. Besides,...More

Thank Michelle M
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Reviewed 7 August 2016

Beautiful lake to spend a day or even a few days at! Very close to Okiboji. It actually feeds into lake okiboji. Warm water. This lake didn't seem as busy and crowded as the Okoboji lakes.

Thank tiffanybrasch
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Response from Justin G | Reviewed this property |
5 mins. Literally hooked together. Traffic however can make it longer. very busy road...
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Response from Tom L | Reviewed this property |
Not going to review something I do not know about, but will use as advice next time we're up that way. Big band music is not really our cup of tea, but it need ever hurts to broaden one's culture.
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