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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!

It’s National Support Your Chamber of Commerce Day!

It’s National Support Your Chamber of Commerce Day!

BY: RACHEL WUMKES To commemorate this fantastic holiday which is celebrated annually on the third Wednesday in October, we’ve put together a bit of a checklist on ways you, too, can support your local Chamber of Commerce. While most Chamber organizations focus solely...

Goodbye to Summer in Clear Lake

Goodbye to Summer in Clear Lake

BY: RACHEL WUMKES While many of us have already said our goodbyes to sunny, summer days at the Lake, it really hit home this week.  Even with the fall decorations donning light posts along Main and the ever-popular Harvest Festival already taking place, I was holding...

Another Fabulous Week at the Lake

Another Fabulous Week at the Lake

BY: RACHEL WUMKES I don’t know about you guys, but it was nice to have a bit of a preview into actual fall weather this week.  Even with the humidity and fog, the cooler temps helped propel me into all things pumpkin and goblin. Teenagers and other brave humans are...

It Takes a Village… and then some!

It Takes a Village… and then some!

BY: RACHEL WUMKES By now, you should have all recovered from the fun that was Clear Lake’s Harvest Festival celebration.  The day, which celebrated its 17th anniversary of this premier event, was above and beyond a huge success.  People came out in droves to peruse...

Harvest Festival Eve

Harvest Festival Eve

BY: RACHEL WUMKES I’m not referring to today as Friday.  While Friday normally gives me heart-palpitations of excitement and wonder for the weekend ahead, this week is different.  This week is something special, a whole year in the making. This week… it’s Harvest...