Super 8 Clear Lake
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Who would imagine that two side-by-side Iowa towns would enjoy fame because of two musicians? Mason City because Meredith Willson was born there, and Clear Lake because Buddy Holly died there.
We began our day by heading to Clear Lake to see the Surf Ballroom, where Buddy Holly, Richie Valens and the Big Bopper had their last show. The mid-century design ...
... lighting, and six arts-and-crafts style windows that look out onto the city park. Even the air vents in the room are made of beautiful wood.
Mason City used to be a pretty big town, but now it's very small and quite "sleepy." Every person we met here so far asked us, "And what brings you to Mason City?" but it sounds more like, "What the hell are you doing here?"
After a delicious ...
... the a/c repair, oil change, and new wipers. All fixed by 3 pm and off to Pammel Park for an overnighter. We said our goodbyes to Kitty and Ed as they departed for FL.
Okay, fellow travelers, we are on the way home by way of Branson, MO, and Little Rock, AR to connect with cousins Fuddy and Millie as well as our friends from Alaska adventure, Roger and Linda. Stay tuned and don't change that dial. Enjoy the pictures
... people leaving the same day we are. This has been going on since Thursday ! After a quiet trip down to Forest City, we arrive at a field parking lot with all the RVs. All 100 people grab their luggage and head for the RV. It isn't possible for everyone to unpack at the same time. We decide to unpack the bags, one at a time. For dinner (at 10:00) we call Pizza Hut-the only restaurant in town. They deliver. After a martini toast & pizza, we call it a ...
... I was the only female we saw playing that day .. wonder if we missed something?
We had a long list of repair needs - replace lock motor on the DS slide with the updated version installed in Salt Lake City on the PS slide that locked up, replace the jack that broke, replace the tile that the rollers gouged, replace the rollers with the ones now being used, replace wood trim that split in main coach and trim in the bed room that ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking
- Pets allowed