Category Archives: Tourism Blog

Bird’s Eye View

photocredit: Above Clear Lake BY: RACHEL WUMKES Have you ever been up in an airplane, looking down at the patchwork design of the Midwest?  Tiny towns dot the landscape, seeming even smaller from up above.  Rivers wind through the countryside, flowing into lakes that appear to be the size of a puddle.  It’s a different view of...
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Take a Tour of Clear Lake

BY: RACHEL WUMKES We often talk about the tourists who visit our beautiful little town each summer.  People with summer homes who flock to the lake for some much-needed relaxation outside of their busy lives in the city.  I’ve always thought to be a true ‘tourist’ you had to travel abroad; visit an unfamiliar place or...
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Gearing up for the Tourist Season

photocredit: twitter.com BY: RACHEL SMITH It’s almost that time of year again.  The time where visitors flock to our area, often for lengthy visits.  The time where our streets are busier, where our population increases drastically.  Another spring, summer and fall are on the horizon, filled with fantastic events, camping fun, the 4th of July Extravaganza, and...
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We’re Having a Twitter Chat… and You’re Invited!!

photocredit: soloprpro.com BY: RACHEL SMITH I can see you over there starting to hyperventilate.  Sweat has started to bead on your forehead as your pulse races furiously.  But don’t panic.  I know you’re totally freaked out and thinking, “What the heck is a Twitter Chat and what do I do?” Never fear!!  This is your brief lesson on...
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