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Surf District: An Iowa Great Place

Clear Lake’s Surf District, a cultural and entertainment zone surrounding the historic Surf Ballroom, was designated an Iowa Great Place in 2014 by the Department of Cultural Affairs.

The anticipated outcomes of the projects include promoting the historic, artistic, educational and cultural qualities of the Surf District; enhancing the built...

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Clear Lake: A Great American Beach

Clear Lake has top beaches according to USA Today clear lake, ia, May 25, 2012:  Clear Lake is home to two top beaches according to USA Today.  Clear Lake’s City Beach and Clear Lake State Park Beach were both mentioned in the publication’s Memorial Day weekend Travel feature, “51 Great American Beaches.” “It is very rewarding for...
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Cool Waters

Cool: Driving down Main Avenue, and coming over the slight hill and seeing Clear Lake appear right in front of you. Cooler: Walking along the seawall, dipping your toe in the water off a dock on "Lay Out Lane" (aka Lakeview Drive) Coolest: Riding the waves! It is true. To really experience Clear Lake, you have to get...
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Taste of Clear Lake: Ahhh Italia!

What could be better than a tasty italian feast? Pair it with a cruise aboard the Lady of the Lake! That's what our Chamber First Mates have done for this year's Taste of Clear Lake on Wednesday, August 13th.  The goal of the event (other than having a relaxing evening out with friends), is to highlight...
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