Things to Do


  • Central Gardens (7 blocks)  The Gardens are worth strolling through if you are visiting anytime during flower season.
  • Clear Lake Art Center (3 blocks) constantly changing art displays
  • Clear Lake Fire Museum (6 blocks)
  • Clear Lake Yacht Club (2 blocks) learn to sail, take a week long class or sign up for a private lesson
  • Take a Cruise on the “Lady of the Lake” (3 blocks)
  • Go to the Surf Ballroom (9 blocks) tour building or go to concert
  • Visit the original Cabin Coffee Company store (3 blocks)
  • Chamber of Commerce (2 blocks) get info or rent a bike
  • Library (5 blocks) wonderful building with history center and beautiful wall/ceiling paintings (don’t miss downstairs).  Also they have instructions for a self guided walking history tour of town
  • Take in a movie at the Lake Theatre (4 blocks)
  • Go see a wind turbine up close (4 miles South of Ventura, info kiosk along road)
  • Diamond Jo Casino (20 miles North, exit 214)


203 South Shore Drive……. Clear Lake, IA 50428……… 641 355 3775