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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!

Counting Down the Days

Counting Down the Days

BY: RACHEL WUMKES I’d like to make it known for the record that I, Rachel Wumkes, a forty-year-old woman of sound mind, has made a paper chain. Yes, you read that correctly.  A paper chain.  Just like the one my Kindergartener made last winter to countdown the days...

All the Bells and Whistles

All the Bells and Whistles

BY: RACHEL WUMKES Home buyers today aren’t just on the hunt to find the perfect place to live. They want a place with pizzaz, a place containing all the bells and whistles.  Buyers want that magical combination of the perfect trifecta:  location, quality, and...

A Round of Applause

A Round of Applause

BY: RACHEL WUMKES Pulling off an event as extensive as TRI Clear Lake is no simple feat.  Countless hours go into the planning, preparation, and execution on race day.  Organization and logistical prowess are key elements is the success or failure of such an...

One For the Record Books

One For the Record Books

BY: RACHEL WUMKES Typically, the month of June in Iowa brings average temperatures ranging somewhere between a low of 62 degrees and a high of 78 degrees.  In most years, June is the month of battling with kids who want to swim, but it’s just not warm enough. Well,...

A Game for All Ages

A Game for All Ages

photocredit: Clear Lake Pickleball BY: RACHEL WUMKES It might have a silly name, but that’s just part of what makes the sport of pickleball so great.  The game was created with one agenda in mind: FUN!  Whether you’re five, eighty-five, or somewhere in between,...