- 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
Mason City Community Theatre hosts a variety of dramatic productions produced, performed, staged, and often written by members of the local community. The theater also hosts an independent film series.
A nonprofit theater sponsored by the Bertha Stebens Foundation, the Stebens Chidren's Theatre offers a variety of classes in drama and stagecraft for children of all ages. The theater also stages a variety of productions throughout the year.
Dedicated to the creation, preservation and appreciation of community art, the Charles H. MacNider Art Museum is headquartered in Mason City, Iowa. It is a non-profit organization that offers classes, workshops, tours and seminars to children and adults.
Architecture takes center stage at the Stockman House Museum in Mason City, Iowa. The building was designed by American architect Frank Lloyd Wright, and its exhibits focus on Wright's work and his influence upon the Craftsman movement in architecture and furniture design.
Lime Creek Nature Center is a lovely holiday spot for nature lovers. There are facilities for trails, animal and bird-watching. Kids will enjoy their time here. The place is run by the county and is open almost everyday.
Forest City's Pilot Knob State Park is a 700-acre park with abundant amenities. Its designated recreation area is open for hunting, hiking, mountain biking, dog walking and picnics. One of Pilot Knob's most unusual features is its Dead Man's Lake, a floating bog.
91% 45 votes
1045 South 4th Street, Forest City, IA MoreLess Info
Motorhome enthusiasts love to take the Winnebago Industries Factory Tour in Forest City, Iowa. Visitors learn how the company conceives of new designs and brings them to fruition. Call ahead for reservations, especially for group tours.
82% 11 votes
1422 165th Street, Hampton, IA MoreLess Info
Stretch your legs and take a hike at Beeds Lake State Park. The park offers fishing opportunities, hiking trails, a roped off swimming area and beach, boat launch ramps, and fully loaded campsites.
Get a close look at birds and wildlife in their natural habitat at Myre Island Big State Park. With a lush forest and wetlands, this beautiful park further offers walking trails and borders Albert Lea Lake.