Hotels in Arnolds Park, Iowa

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Arnolds Park overview

Arnolds Park is a friendly locale unique for its marina and amusement park. You'll enjoy the ample bar and dining choices, along with activities like boating and swimming. Spend a relaxing day at Arnolds Park and Thoreson Memorial Park when the weather is nice. Make it a point to see sights like Iowa Great Lakes Maritime Museum and Emerald Hills Golf Course. If you're looking for a family-friendly getaway, Arnolds Park is for you.

Where to stay in Arnolds Park

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Arnolds Park has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Arnolds Park with by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all Arnolds Park hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Arnolds Park hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Arnolds Park

Fly in to Sioux Falls, SD (FSD-Sioux Falls Regional), 81.8 mi (131.7 km) from downtown Arnolds Park. Mason City, IA (MCW-Mason City Municipal) is the next closest major airport, 91.3 mi (147 km) away.

What to see around Arnolds Park

Known for its amusement park, the area has sights especially popular with families like:
  • • 'Boji Splash Indoor Waterpark Okoboji
  • • Ranch Okoboji
  • • Clay County Fairgrounds
It's notable for its lakes, swimming spots, and top spots for nature lovers that include:
  • • Arnolds Park
  • • Thoreson Memorial Park
  • • Riverview Park
Some recommended places to see include:
  • • Iowa Great Lakes Maritime Museum
  • • Emerald Hills Golf Course
  • • Higgins Museum
  • • Okoboji Summer Theatre
  • • Brooks Golf Club

When to visit Arnolds Park

Curious about when's the best time to visit? Here are the seasonal norms to help with your planning:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • January-March: 51°F day, 7°F night
  • April-June: 83°F day, 29°F night
  • July-September: 84°F day, 43°F night
  • October-December: 67°F day, 7°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • January-March: 2.80 inches
  • April-June: 11.50 inches
  • July-September: 11.14 inches
  • October-December: 4.09 inches