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Experience a Lake-cation!

During your trip to Clear Lake, Iowa, the most difficult choice may be what to do during your stay. Our beautiful natural spring-fed lake has beaches for swimming and open water for fishing. Clear Lake’s main street has boutique shopping as well as casual dining options for the whole family. There are many outdoor events throughout the year that attract visitors from across the Midwest. Whether you’ll be here for a weekend or an extended stay, you are sure to find and enjoy something our town has to offer.

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Recent Blog Posts

Check out our recent entries regarding the happenings in Clear Lake, Iowa!

4th of July: A Food-Lovers Dream

4th of July: A Food-Lovers Dream

Count Memories… Not Calories BY: RACHEL WUMKES There are so many things to love about the 4th of July in Clear Lake.  The parade down Main Avenue.  Evans United Carnival in the park.  Enjoying an afternoon in the Bingo tent with friends.  Appreciating an evening of...

Clear Lake’s 4th of July Extravaganza!

Clear Lake’s 4th of July Extravaganza!

Here we go again, folks. BY: RACHEL WUMKES The countdown to the biggest, best, most amazing celebration in all North Iowa is only days away.  Five of them, to be exact.  The Clear Lake 4th of July Extravaganza kicks off the weeklong festivities on Wednesday, June 29th...

A Photo Phenomenon

A Photo Phenomenon

Say Cheese!! BY: RACHEL WUMKES **original post on June 21, 2019** While the word ‘selfie’ has only been in existence for a few years, it appears the selfie itself has been around for ages.  Since 1839 to be exact!  Funny, I thought the fascination with pictures or...

Summer Solstice 2022

Summer Solstice 2022

The official start to summer in Clear Lake! BY: RACHEL WUMKES If you were awake with the birds this morning, you may have noticed the sun peek over the horizon rather early.  That is because today is the summer solstice, the longest day and shortest night of the year...

Live from Clear Lake

Live from Clear Lake

It’s a summer of music!! BY: RACHEL WUMKES There’s something to be said about listening to live music.  Whether you’re at a stadium concert, a local dive bar, or hanging out on a patio on a warm summer night. It’s impossible to be in a bad mood. And why is that? I’ve...

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