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Labor Day Getaways Iowans Will Love

By Heather Horsey on August 15, 2017 in Just for Kicks

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Getting out of the office is good for you and it’s proven to increase productivity – so your boss should like it too. Plan some PTO or leverage your 3-day weekend for one of these summer vacation ideas.

Sunbathing by the lake or enjoying pool time is a great way to spend time with family and soak in the sun, assuming you’re slathered in the appropriate SPF of course! Check out some of these local favorites:

Try Huck’s Harbor at the Pzazz in Burlington. With indoor and outdoor pools, a casino, spa and golf course, this spot is great for the whole family!

If you’re looking for a more outdoorsy experience, try West Lake Okoboji. Voted as the 3rd best recreational lake in the country by USA Today, the lake is perfect for boating, fishing and just chilling out with friends and family.

Get your cardio in and take a hike. Just go for the day or turn it into a budget-friendly camping trip to enjoy your long weekend.

Pikes Peak State Park in McGregor has stunning views and great camping. If you camp, check out our tips for camping like a boss!

Can’t get out of town? Host a get together with friends and family. Drinks over your backyard fire pit, hot dogs on the grill, or friendly chats while the children play are all great ways to reconnect and remember what’s important.

Don’t wait too much longer. Plan your summer vacation today!