4 hotels near Mason City, Iowa
Stay with Choice Hotels in Mason City for a look into Iowa’s creativity
Planning your trip to the largest urban center in Northern Iowa starts with booking the right hotel. Staying at one of the hotels in Mason City is a great way to start your trip and plan for a day filled with arts and crafts in this Iowa town. Whether you’re travelling for business or for fun, book with Choice Hotels in Mason City to enjoy Iowa’s musical heritage and more!
Mason City was home to Meredith Wilson, creator of the award-winning musical, “The Music Man.” It was also the final site of Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and J.P. Richardson's concert. You can celebrate the town’s musical heritage during their annual celebration called the North Iowa Band Festival, a competition that brings musicians from all over the Midwest. Mason City’s creative atmosphere also lends itself to the town’s architecture, especially Prairie School Architecture. In fact, several buildings in the community were designed by Frank Lloyd Wright.
Enjoy the variety of unique and engaging recreational and relaxation options such as finding unique stores, lively restaurants and interesting attractions. The Mason City Aquatic Center has slides upon slides and an outdoor pool so you can cool off in the summer months or shower off dirt from the I-35 Speedway. The Speedway is North Central Iowa’s fastest half-mile dirt track where you’re sure to enjoy a thrilling race! More fun awaits you at Clear Lake, only a few miles from Mason City. Find yourself on a boat or ski, swim and fish at this seven-mile long spring-fed lake! For a trip on the lake instead of wading in it, go aboard the Lady of the Lake, a paddlewheel boat and cruise beautiful Clear Lake.
After a dip in the lake, get lost in Fort Custer Maze. This one-of-a-kind wooden maze is a replica of an 1850 western fort covering almost two acres and approximately two miles of zigzagging and adventurous paths. The maze has a lookout tower and a number of stations to help you and your family, coworkers or friends make their way in and out of the maze. Although known for their music and unique architecture, there are a variety of things to do in Mason City.
Hotels in the area are a great way to recharge and explore this unique town. Book with Choice Hotels in Mason City for a relaxing getaway! Reserve online now!
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- Number of hotels in Mason City4
- Highest Price$190
- Lowest Price$48
- Number of reviews1344
- Avg. rating3.8