Accommodation in Estherville

Hotels

Super 8 Motel

1919 Central Avenue
Estherville Ia 51334
712-362-2400

Fresh breakfast with hot Belgian waffles, cappuccino and fruit. Fridges in all rooms. Free wifi in all rooms.

Bed and Breakfasts

Little Swan Lake Winery Bed and Breakfast

1350 320th Ave
Estherville, Iowa 51334
712-858-4592

Built in a renovated grain elevator and barn, Little Swan Lake Winery and B&B is a unique, rustic get-away. Sip some wine, watch the buffalo roam and enjoy the beauty that is Little Swan Lake!

Camping options

Fort Defiance State Park


Located off of Hwy.9 West
Park Hours 4:30 AM to 10:30 PM
Natural beauty surrounds in this 191-acre park that features sites for picnics, camping, and trails for hiking. Shelter, and restrooms available.

Wolden Recreation Area

This 65-acre recreation area has been planned for camping, fishing, picnicking, and other recreation activities. It is located on the 467-acre High Lake. Part of the area is maintained as wilderness with trails developed throughout.

Facillities include:
  • Nature Center
  • Dump station
  • Storm shelter
  • Outdoor classroom
  • Boat ramp and dock
  • Covered shelter house
  • Ice and firewood for sale
  • Electric and water hook ups
  • Arboretum and herb garden
  • 7-acre restored native prairie
  • Park office 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • Showerhouse and toilet facilities
  • Swim beach nearby (Pappy's Lakeside)
  • 90 camping units, picnic tables and portable grills
Sleep Inn & Suites

200 Central Avenue
Estherville IA 51334
712-362-5522

Standard rooms accommodate 1-4 people, suites accommodate 1-6 and whirlpool suites accommodate 1-4 people.

Iowa Lake Wildlife Area

This 16-acre camping area sits on 802-acre Iowa Lake and is state-owned, but county-managed. The lake lies with 308 acres in Iowa and 494 acres in Minnesota. This is the newest campground managed by the ECCB. It is a small primitive camping area with restored wetlands and native prairie area.


Facilities:
  • Latrine
  • Hiking trails
  • Water hydrants
  • Fish cleaning stand
  • Boat ramp and dock
  • Picnic tables and grills

Tuttle Lake Recreation Area

Situated on 2,294-acre Tuttle Lake, 981 of these acres are in Iowa.

Facilities include:
  • Showerhouse and toilet facilities
  • Two covered shelter houses

  • Electric and water hookups
  • Boat ramp and two docks
  • Ice and firewood for sale
  • 60 camping units
  • Portable grills
  • Dump station
  • Storm shelter