Destination guide

Travel to artsy Mason City

Enjoy the area's architecture, art galleries and history and make a vacation rental your home during your stay in Mason City. This romantic city is known for its gardens, surfing and festivals. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Mason City

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit during your stay? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Mason City a fun place to get away. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Lime Creek Nature Center (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Central Gardens of North Iowa (9 mi / 14.4 km)
  • Clear Lake State Park (10.3 mi / 16.5 km)
  • Fossil & Prairie Center (13.3 mi / 21.4 km)
  • Sunny Brae Golf and Country Club (20.6 mi / 33.1 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Mason City

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Mason City is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Central Gardens of North Iowa (9 mi / 14.4 km)
  • Clear Lake State Park (10.3 mi / 16.5 km)
  • Fossil & Prairie Center (13.3 mi / 21.4 km)
  • Pilot Knob State Park (19.8 mi / 31.9 km)
  • Osage City Park (21.7 mi / 34.9 km)
Transport

Transportation options to and around Mason City

Fly into Mason City, IA (MCW-Mason City Municipal), the closest airport, located 6.8 mi (10.9 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Mason City?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 37 holiday lettings near Mason City. From 29 Houses to 3 Bungalows, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Mason City is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Mason City?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Mason City. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Charles H. MacNider Art Museum: 39 holiday lettings
  • Music Man Square: 39 holiday lettings
  • Meredith Willson Boyhood Home: 37 holiday lettings
  • The Historic Park Inn Hotel and City National Bank: 37 holiday lettings
  • Stockman House Museum: 39 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Mason City listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Mason City?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 29 Houses in Mason City. Our other popular types of Mason City holiday rentals include:

  • Bungalows: 3 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 3 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 3 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Condos/Apartments and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with internet/wifi in Mason City?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 27 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Mason City. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.