- Our list of the best things to do in Clear Lake, Iowa, features the top 28 nearby activities — including 12 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Clear Lake, IA has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Entertainment & Shows, Museums & Galleries, Sights & Landmarks, and Outdoor Places.
- The results below include the top 13 things to do within the city of Clear Lake, IA , followed by 16 popular activities in nearby cities, including Mason City and Forest City
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800 2nd Avenue North, PO Box 735, Clear Lake, IA 50428 MoreLess Info
Open during the warm summer months of the year, the Central Gardens of North Iowa is a picturesque public garden filled with nearly three acres of flowers and plants. The gardens are commonly rented for wedding events.
The Clear Lake State Park is a leisure park that is best known for being the home of the largest freshwater lake in California. The park supports activities including swimming, fishing, water-skiing, and boating.
Commonly referred to as North Iowa's premier cruise ship, Lady of the Lake offers public cruises through Clear Lake. The beautiful white paddle boat can accommodate large groups and parties and hosts special events throughout the year.
The gigantic and elaborate Fort Custer Maze was designed by Adrienne Fisher, one of the world's leading maze designers. This maze is open between Memorial Day and Labor Day. Groups of 10 or more receive a discounted admission price, and children younger than age 4 are always free.
Kevan Paul's Guide Service offers hard and soft water fishing in the Midwest. They target lakes such as Clear Lake, Spirit Lake, East & West Okoboji Iowa and are accomplished tournament fisherman on these bodies of water.