17 Fun and Adventurous Things to Do in Clear Lake, Iowa

Rock ‘n roll’s music icons memory remains as cold as that early February day in 1959 when the bad news hit the doorsteps of America. Music legends, Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and J.P. “The Big Bopper” Richarderson were tragically killed in an airplane crash in a cornfield in Clear Lake after a concert. But now decades later, the sleepy Iowa town comes to life every spring with tons of things to do in Clear Lake. Let’s see what keeps this musical town rockin’ with adventure and rollin’ with history, culture and the arts.

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Winnebago View Solar Upgrades & Lithium Battery Replacements

Winnebago View Solar Panels Upgrade

Upon buying our Winnebago View motorhome, the first thing we wanted was to upgrade our solar panels, RV batteries and energy management system. Now our motorhome can stay off the grid longer when boondocking. Here’s our Winnebago View solar upgrades and improvements to our Class C motorhome’s off grid electrical system.

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Why We Downsized to a Class C Winnebago View

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Is the Winnebago View an RV or is it a van? That is the question! While it provides all the comforts of what we’re used to in an RV, it offers much more compact RV design when it comes to maneuverability. We downsized from our big fifth wheel to this amazing little compact Class C motorhome to enable us to experience and explore on a much grander scale.

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Downsizing RVs: From Big Fifth Wheel to Small Class C Motorhome

We thought things couldn’t get any better than living full-time in our beautiful Heartland Landmark fifth wheel. However, our decision of downsizing RVs allows us more nomadic adventures! And, our much smaller RV gives us access to places we could have never fit with our fifth wheel. While yes, we do miss the comforts of our former fifth wheel, downsizing RVs gives us many more opportunities to explore and visit off-the-beaten-path places in our tiny Winnebago View Class C motorhome.

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