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7 Reasons to Visit Honey Creek Resort this Spring

  • 2/27/2015 9:50:00 AM
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7 reasons to visit Honey Creek Resort State Park this spring | Iowa DNREnjoy a close-to-home getaway for a wonderful meal or an outdoor spring break adventure. Honey Creek Resort State Park has seven exciting reasons to visit this March and April:

1. Spring Break Getaway Package from March 1 – May 1
Book a two-night stay in a lodge guest room and enjoy passes to the Buccaneer Bay Indoor Water Park, a $20 snack bar voucher and four half-day bike rentals for only $209 plus tax. Daily free activities include guided nature hikes, arts & crafts, nature center visits and bird watching.

2. Iowa’s Greenest Resort
One way we stay green is by using the sun! The sun heats the hot water used by the 105-guest rooms in the lodge. A 400,000 BTU solar thermal hot water system also helps heat the indoor water park. Check out the many green initiatives in and around the resort while visiting.

3. Honey of a Quilt Show March 7 – 8
Round up all your friends for a weekend of quilting, lectures, shopping, quarter games, and more. Admission to the Quilt Show is $5 per person. Call reservations at 877-677-3344 and ask about our special quilting weekend rate.
4. Dust off Your Clubs
The Preserve 18-hole championship golf course will open for the spring the week of March 9, weather permitting. Spring packages and daily early-bird rates will be in full swing. Visit: for more details.

5. Easter Brunch Buffet - April 5
Enjoy an Easter egg hunt, Buzz the Bee, a coloring contest and more family events. The brunch buffet will be from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and will include breakfast and lunch items, carving station and plenty of desserts. Make your reservations early by calling 641-724-1435.  

6. Recreation Activities
When visiting the resort as an overnight guest or just for the day, enjoy a variety of outdoor experiences, including scenic walking trails with interpretive signs, a playground, basketball court, fishing opportunities, boat rentals, and bike rentals with miles of paved bike paths. In addition, we have nature programs and wildlife watching, fireside chats, and arts and crafts. Our staff can even coordinate planned educational or recreational activities for a group.

7. Rathbun Grille Fish and Chips Special
Every Friday night in March we have our Beer Battered Cod Filet Sandwich and Chips on special for $8.99. It’s a delicious meal in a beautiful setting.

To learn more about what we have to offer and to see our schedule of upcoming events and restaurant specials, visit us at or call 877-677-3344.

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