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Clear Lake overview

You can take in the local culture of Clear Lake at Clear Lake Fire Museum and Surf Ballroom and Museum. Make it a point to see sights like Central Gardens of North Iowa and Clear Lake State Park. Clear Lake is an inviting destination that has something for everyone.

Where to stay in Clear Lake

Whether traveling on business or vacation, Clear Lake can accommodate all visitors. There are 9 hotels in Clear Lake and you can shop as many as 14 deals for rooms on Hotels.com, some with discounts of up to 10%. We have room prices starting at 59 USD per night and here's a breakdown of hotels by star rating in Clear Lake as well as in the surrounding area:
  • • 13 3-star hotels from 71 USD per night
  • • 5 2-star hotels from 59 USD per night

How to get to Clear Lake

Fly into Mason City, IA (MCW-Mason City Municipal), 2.4 mi (3.9 km) from the heart of Clear Lake.

What to see around Clear Lake

Fun outdoor activities are on hand along with these attractions:
  • • Clear Lake State Park
  • • Lime Creek Nature Center
  • • Pilot Knob State Park
  • • Winnebago Industries Factory
Live music and theaters are highlights of the area, along with cultural places like:
  • • Clear Lake Fire Museum
  • • Surf Ballroom and Museum
  • • Meredith Willson Boyhood Home
  • • Music Man Square
  • • Charles H. MacNider Art Museum
Nature lovers will appreciate these places:
  • • Central Gardens of North Iowa
  • • Clear Lake State Park
Here are some local highlights:
  • • Clear Lake Fire Museum
  • • Surf Ballroom and Museum
  • • Buddy Holly Crash Site

When to visit Clear Lake

If you're still deciding when to visit, here are the seasonal norms to help you plan:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 50°F day, 7°F night
  • • April-June: 83°F day, 29°F night
  • • July-September: 83°F day, 42°F night
  • • October-December: 67°F day, 8°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 4.13 inches
  • • April-June: 13.58 inches
  • • July-September: 12.01 inches
  • • October-December: 5.55 inches