Midwest Travel Bloggers Recommend Clear Lake, Iowa

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Clear Lake, Iowa is one of those midwest destinations that you will immediately fall in love with. You will also find yourself planning your next visit, as soon as you arrive.

Clear Lake is easy to get to. It’s located right off of I-35 at Exit 194, in North Iowa. The Mason City Municipal Airport is approximately one mile from the Interstate. Here you can fly in on Air Choice One and head on over to North Iowa Collision Center to rent a car while in town.

North Iowa Collision Center

We love the feeling of community when dining in the local restaurants, as well as the variety of experiences. One of the newest dining experiences can be found at the Surf District Bar & Grill, located near the Legendary Surf Ballroom. From boating to dining, there’s a wide variety of activities for families of all ages. City Beach, as well as Clear Lake State Park offer family friendly beaches.

Clear Lake is a boater’s paradise, as well as a fisherman’s dream lake. The walleye are fairly easy to catch, as are the yellow bass. Visit a local bait shop before you head out with your fishing pole in hand. We have learned in our travels, that the locals do know where to find “local” secrets. Clear Lake, is no different. As we have said before, the locals here are very friendly.

Did we mention that Clear Lake is also affordable? Clear Lake was recently featured in Forbes, as one of the 25 Cheapest Places To Travel To This Summer. It’s also one of the best remaining traditional 4th of July Celebrations in the midwest. Here’s your glimpse into what the fireworks look like when out on the lake in a boat on the 4th of July.

Clear Lake Fire works

Family friendly events throughout the week, keep families returning year after year.

Have you enjoyed spending time at a midwest lake? If so, we’d love to hear about it. Do you want to learn more about Clear Lake, Iowa?

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