Nearby attractions in Mason City include the Music Man Square, Frank Lloyd Wright Stockman House, I-35 Speedway, North Iowa Fair Events,  MacNider museum,  Lime Creek Nature Center, North Iowa Performing Art Series, and Stebens Childrenís Theater. 



    The property now owned by Cal and Kim Dickson was homesteaded by J. G. Linden in 1871.  His first home was built on the corner of 14th and Main Avenue in Clear Lake in 1873.  Additions to the original home were added in 1876 and 1879.  Many of the original features of the house still exist, including the ornate woodwork, petticoat mirror, fireplace with hearthstone featuring a seamstress and cat, and large beveled windows. Beveled windows span 11í along the living room wall.

Clear Lake activities include: boating, sailing, swimming, Lady of the Lake riverboat excursions,  Trolley rides, biking, golfing, fishing, hunting, Surf Ballroom, Fort Custer Maze, Sailboat races, Central Gardens, downtown shopping at antique and specialty shops, fine and casual dining, plus enjoying the view and summer concerts for the lakeside City Park.

Clear Lake and North Iowa offer a multitude of activities and sights to experience and enjoy.



Mason City activities are very near-by.

Large Beveled Windows

Original building -- Dickson's Landing Carriage House in Clear Lake, IA


    The original construction of the home (shown on the left in the top picture) was split off in the mid 1900ís and is now located across the street at 1312 1st Avenue South.


A new carriage house addition was bThe Carriage House features a loft as well as a heated garage stall.uilt by Kimís father during the fall and winter of 2002.  In early 2005 it was decided to use the top portion of the carriage house as a bed and breakfast.  After numerous hours of planning and decorating by Kim and her mother and sister, the first customers were greeted during the summer of 2005. 

    We look forward to serving you as your next bed and breakfast! 


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Dickson's Landing
Carriage House Bed & Breakfast
1401 Main Avenue
Clear Lake, Iowa 50428
Phone: 641-357-8015 or
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