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Iowa's Vacation Destination

At Honey Creek Resort, set along the shores of Rathbun Lake in south-central Iowa, you'll enjoy the ultimate vacation destination. Cruise or kayak across the lake, splash around at our indoor water park, tee up at our 18-hole championship golf course, discover nature's wonders with our hands-on educational programs, indulge your taste buds at our restaurant, or head outdoors for endless adventures. When you've finished a day of exploring wide-open spaces, you'll also have a space that's cozy and just for you.

Our Accommodations

Honey Creek Lodge and meeting space in Honey Creek State Park

The Lodge on Rathbun Lake

Our 105 spacious and luxurious lodge rooms are the perfect place to stay, play, and enjoy a true resort experience.View Details
One of 28 luxury cottages for rent at Honey Creek Resort close to Rathbun Lake

The Cottages at Rathbun Lake

Our 28 luxury cottages capture the essence of the classic Midwest family retreat. They're the perfect place to make yourself at home and relax.View Details
RV campers enjoying all that Honey Creek Resort has to offer, from the comfort of their own RV

RV Parking

Our lakeside RV campsites offer everything you need to kick back, relax, and soak up the scenic surroundings.View Details
Beekeeper maintaining the hives at Honey Creek Resort


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Family getting ready to enjoy fishing on Rathbun Lake during their reunion


Our spectacular setting and engaging activities will make your family reunion or other celebration memorable.Learn More
Happy newlyweds walk hand-in-hand after their wedding ceremony at Honey Creek Resort

Meetings & Events

Planning a gathering or special occasion? Our unique, elegant setting will wow your guests.Learn More