3286 335th Avenue, Ruthven Iowa 51358
712-837-5585 Toll Free: 866-837-5585
The Lost Island Resort consists of seven cabins and a lodge. All have full kitchens, cable TV with VCR, microwaves, phones, air conditioning, and new carpeting. For birdwatchers there are 5000 acres of surrounding wetlands and almost 300 species of birds. Jet skis, party boats, pedal boats, tubing, and a swim raft are onsite for water sports. They also provide a playground, bicycle-for-two, a pedal rickshaw, other bikes, miniature golf, volleyball or badminton, horseshoes, electronic game room, billiards, and table top games. Guests can barbeque on new expanded lakefront deck and sing Karaoke with 4000 songs and a 100 inch screen. Nearby is a state park with a beach and a public golf course.
Other Motels, Hotels and Resorts nearby:
(Algona) Americinn Motel
(Arnolds Park) Blue Lake Resort
(Estherville) Cozy Grove Motel
(Milford) Crescent Beach Resort And Restaurant
(Arnolds Park) Fillenwarth Beach
(Okoboji) Inn At Okoboji
02/18 Coming to The Ruthven area
Minnesota Alpaca Festival Owatonna MN April13-14 The halter show has over 500 alpacas in the most astonishing array of colors. Award winning fleece will be on display throughout the weekend! This is also a shopping extravaganza.
Scott-Carver Thresher's Annual Swap Meet Jordan MN May4-5 Antique car, tractor, farm equipment and machinery for consignment and auction.
Orange City Tulip Festival Orange City IA May16-18 The Orange City Tulip Festival - an entertaining celebration of the best of small-town America - showcases for 100,000 visitors this thriving community's rich Dutch heritage. Festivities include music and dancing by hundreds of children and adults in intricate authentic costumes, two daily parades featuring top area marching bands, nightly musical theatre, a carnival midway, fun ethnic food treats, plus thousands of tulips and a dozen reproduction windmills throughout a charming village.
North Iowa Band Festival Mason City IA May23-27 The event is the largest free marching band competition in the Midwest. The mission of the North Iowa Band Festival is to provide a weekend of wholesome family entertainment at little or no cost to the family; to promote and celebrate the rich musical heritage of North Iowa; and to provide an atmosphere which showcases young musicians who are becoming a part of that heritage. It features Carnival, Concessions, Marketplace, Car Show, Arts and Craft exhibits.
Jefferson Bell Tower Festival Jefferson IA June7-8 Jefferson's annual Festival promises a weekend full of family-friendly fun and entertainment. Nestled in the middle of Greene County's county seat, the Festival is home to a broad spectrum of activities.
Teapot Days Tea SD June13-15 Enjoy the carnival, view antique tractors and equipment, and watch the crowning of Ma and Pa Teapot.