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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!

Rebuilding a Piece of History

Rebuilding a Piece of History

The Old Oaks Hotel BY: RACHEL WUMKES A common hobby amongst Americans today is taking the old and making it look new.  Antiques are refurbished into modern pieces and placed inside sleek homes.  Turning trash into treasure by upcycling used items has become like to...

Winter Dance Party 2023

Winter Dance Party 2023

Rock ‘n’ Roll is here to stay! BY: RACHEL WUMKES The rock and roll era sent shockwaves across the country.  It wasn’t just a musical revolution for the young teenagers, but a social and generational rebellion across all ages. A central and pioneering figure during the...

Surf Celebrates 75 Years of Keeping the Music Alive

Surf Celebrates 75 Years of Keeping the Music Alive

Rock 'n' Roll Forever BY: RACHEL WUMKES A long, long time ago. Seventy-five years to be exact. After the original building was lost in a blaze of fire and smoke, plans were quickly put into place for a rebuild of the entertainment hot spot.  Located directly across...

If You Build It…Skaters will Come!

If You Build It…Skaters will Come!

…Skaters will come! BY: RACHEL WUMKES We could argue the pros and cons of social media for hours on end.  But when a Facebook post in the popular community group ‘Clear Lakers’ creates a spark for one man to create an ice rink, I have to put a big check mark on the...

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