32 days in Okoboji & Portland Itinerary

32 days in Okoboji & Portland Itinerary

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Okoboji
— 6 nights
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Portland
— 25 nights
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Okoboji

— 6 nights
Okoboji is a city in Dickinson County, Iowa, United States, along the eastern shore of West Okoboji Lake in the Iowa Great Lakes region.GeographyAccording to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.86sqmi, of which, 1.85sqmi is land and 0.01sqmi is water.Demographics2010 censusAs of the census of 2010, there were 807 people, 427 households, and 241 families residing in the city. Get a sense of the local culture at Pipestone National Monument and Okoboji Classic Cars. Visit Grotto of the Redemption and Abbie Gardner Cabin for their historical value. Get out of town with these interesting Okoboji side-trips: Train Wreck Winery (in Algona), Laura Ingalls Wilder Museum (in Walnut Grove) and Jeffers Petroglyphs (in Comfrey). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Iowa Great Lakes Maritime Museum, take an in-depth tour of Clark Museum of Okoboji Area & Iowa History, get outside with Exteme Watersports, and find something for the whole family at Ranch Okoboji.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Okoboji trip planner.

Minneapolis to Okoboji is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. Traveling from Minneapolis in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Okoboji, with lows of 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Portland.

Things to do in Okoboji

Museums · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Portland

— 25 nights

City of Roses

A big city with a small-town feel, Portland is home to the country's biggest rose test garden, perched on a hill overlooking downtown.
Appreciate the collections at Portland Art Museum and Live Laugh Love Art. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Cannon Beach and Seaside Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Newberg (Champoeg State Heritage Park & Wine Tours & Tastings), Dundee (Sokol Blosser Winery, Evening Land Vineyards, &more) and Cascade Locks (Oneonta Gorge & Bonneville Hatchery). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Oregon City Municipal Elevator, take in the dramatic scenery at Wahkeena Falls, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Timberline Lodge and Ski Area, and don't miss a visit to Portland Oregon Temple & Visitors' Center.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Portland sightseeing planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Okoboji to Portland. Traveling from Okoboji to Portland, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In July, daily temperatures in Portland can reach 83°F, while at night they dip to 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Portland

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips