What to do
Abbie Gardner-Sharp Cabin and Museum Start here for an excellent introduction into the tragic events around the Spirit Lake Massacre. A short film and exhibits put the 1857 event into context. Pick up a flier to drive to area markers.
Arnolds Park Amusement Park Enjoy the nostalgia wave at a waterfront amusement park. Ride a wooden roller coaster built in 1927, carousel, and others. Take a sightseeing cruise.
Arnolds Park Amusement Park.
Maritime Museum Fill an hour or so with interesting tibdbits about the the history of lake recreation and industry. Free but donation appreciated.
Mau Marina Conviently located where the east and west lakes join, the staff was helpful and rates good when we applied a coupon from our hotel.
Maxwell’s Beach Cafe Dine on upscale fare on the waterfront.
O’Farrell Sisters Restaurant Go to this diner for breakfast and pie.
Where to stay
Bridges Bay Resort This lodging has the only indoor water park in Arnolds Park.
Fillwenwarth Beach Resort Cruises, sailing, water-skiing, crafts and other extras ensure repeat visitors.