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Mason City overview

Mason City is a budget-friendly place distinct for its architecture and festivals. You'll enjoy the ample coffee and bar options, along with outdoor areas for horseback riding and running. Nature lovers will find plenty of places to explore such as Lime Creek Nature Center and Clear Lake State Park. Make it a point to see sights like The Historic Park Inn Hotel and City National Bank and Music Man Square. Mason City is a family- and business-friendly destination with something for everyone.

Where to stay in Mason City

A welcoming city for all, Mason City has a variety of lodging options. There are 26 hotels in the Mason City area, some with discounts of up to 40%.
  • • 10 2-star hotels with an average price of $62 per night
  • • 13 3-star hotels with an average price of $67 per night

Here are the top hotels based on 956 user reviews of Mason City hotels:
  • • The Decker House (Mason City)
  • • Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Mason City (Mason City)
  • • Quality Inn & Suites (Mason City)
  • • Super 8 Mason City (Mason City)
  • • Days Inn Mason City (Mason City)

How to get to Mason City

Fly in to Mason City, IA (MCW-Mason City Municipal), 6.8 mi (10.9 km) from downtown Mason City.

What to see around Mason City

Fun activities like horseback riding and running are on hand, along with attractions such as:
  • • Lime Creek Nature Center
  • • Clear Lake State Park
  • • Pilot Knob State Park
  • • Sunny Brae Golf and Country Club
Known for its family-friendly sights such as:
  • • Central Gardens of North Iowa
  • • Fossil & Prairie Center
A top draw is the area's festivals, as well as places like:
  • • Music Man Square
  • • Meredith Willson Boyhood Home
  • • Charles H. MacNider Art Museum
  • • Stockman House Museum
  • • Clear Lake Fire Museum
Here are some local highlights:
  • • The Historic Park Inn Hotel and City National Bank
  • • Surf Ballroom and Museum
  • • Buddy Holly Crash Site
  • • Mitchell County Courthouse
  • • Osage City Park

When to visit Mason City

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: 4.1 inches
  • • April-June: 13.6 inches
  • • July-September: 12.0 inches
  • • October-December: 5.6 inches