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Spirit Lake Travel Guide

Spirit Lake is a great place to visit and is located in Iowa, east of Sioux Falls. The city is an excellent vacation spot for family fun, a couples’ getaway or a long weekend away with friends. Spirit Lake Iowa is mainly known for its beautiful surroundings and recreational opportunities, making it a haven for outdoor enthusiasts.

Things to Do in Spirit Lake

Devote a whole day to West Okoboji Lake, it’s a must-see and a great experience for everyone in your group. Fishing on Big Spirit Lake is also a fun option or you could go camping or hiking at Elinor Bedell State Park. Another popular activity for the whole family is visiting the Iowa Great Lakes Museum, where guests can learn about boats and see vintage maritime collections.

Best Places to Stay in Spirit Lake

For the perfect place, stay in downtown, which has the highest number of vacation rentals. Whether you're traveling with a large group or as a couple or solo traveler, properties range from houses to apartments and condos. Most homes come with full kitchens and multiple bedrooms and bathrooms, plus som are pet friendly too.

Best Time to Visit Spirit Lake

The best time of year to visit Spirit Lake is during the summer months when conditions are ideal for explore the surrounding nature and there's little chance of rain.

Food in Spirit Lake

There are some mouthwatering spots for foodies to sample when visiting Spirit Lake. The two that stand out are Family Diner, which is known for having some of the best American diner food in the area, and Asian Palace, famous for its Chinese dishes.

Price and Availability in Spirit Lake

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The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Spirit Lake tends to be Tuesday, while the most expensive day tends to be Friday. Vacation homes in Spirit Lake tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Sundays.
The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Spirit Lake is in July, while the cheapest month is in March. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Spirit Lake is in the high season in July. Spirit Lake has its low season in November, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.

The Weather in Spirit Lake

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Spirit Lake. The hottest month in Spirit Lake is July, when temperatures peak at 95 ˚F. The coolest month is November, when temperatures drop to -22 ˚F. The wettest month in Spirit Lake is May with 5.46 inches of rain, while the driest month is February with 0.43 inches of rain.

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