- Our list of the best things to do in Mason City, Iowa, features the top 28 nearby activities — including 12 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Mason City, IA has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Entertainment & Shows, Museums & Galleries, Sights & Landmarks, and Outdoor Places.
- The results below include the top 14 things to do within the city of Mason City, IA , followed by 14 popular activities in nearby cities, including Clear Lake and Forest City
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98% 123 votes
7 West State Street, Mason City, IA 50401 MoreLess Info
Mason City's Historic Park Inn Hotel & City National Bank were designed byarchitect Frank Lloyd Wright. The buildings are especially important to architectural historians because they represent some of Wright's last designs.
95% 107 votes
530 1st Street Northeast, Mason City, IA 50401 MoreLess Info
Architecture takes center stage at the Stockman House Museum in Mason City, Iowa. The building was designed by American architect Frank Lloyd Wright, and its exhibits focus on Wright's work and his influence upon the Craftsman movement in architecture and furniture design.
95% 62 votes
303 2nd St. SE, Mason City, IA 50401 MoreLess Info
Dedicated to the creation, preservation and appreciation of community art, the Charles H. MacNider Art Museum is headquartered in Mason City, Iowa. It is a non-profit organization that offers classes, workshops, tours and seminars to children and adults.
88% 114 votes
308 S. Pennsylvania Ave., Mason City, IA MoreLess Info
Mason City, Iowa was the inspiration for 'River City,' the setting of the musical 'The Music Man.' Open from Tuesday through Saturday, Music Man Square is a museum and commemorative institution dedicated to its fictional counterpart. It is a terrific attraction for tourists who enjoy musicals and musical films.
100% 27 votes
3501 Lime Creek Road, Mason City, IA 50401 MoreLess Info
Lime Creek Nature Center is a lovely holiday spot for nature lovers. There are facilities for trails, animal and bird-watching. Kids will enjoy their time here. The place is run by the county and is open almost everyday.
100% 6 votes
15 West State Street, Mason City, IA 50401 MoreLess Info
The 1910 Lounge gets its name from the year in which its home hotel, the Historic Park Inn, was originally constructed. The Lounge features a wide array of specialty and craft beers, as well as a varied menu.
91% 45 votes
Mason City Convention & Visitors Bureau, Mason City, IA 50401 MoreLess Info
Fans of classic musical theatre always enjoy visiting the Meredith Wilson Boyhood Home in Mason City, Iowa. This residence-turned-museum features permanent exhibits and an evolving series of live musical and dramatic performances.
- 0 votes
11 South Delaware Avenue, Mason City, IA 50401 MoreLess Info
Located within the Chop Restaurant, Eleven is a lounge offering a variety of food and drink options to its patrons. In addition to a full food menu, guests also enjoy a drink menu of wine, beer, and martinis.
- 0 votes
201 8th St SW, Mason City, IA 50401 MoreLess Info
Active Kids Gymnastics is a gym and gymnastics school dedicated to providing gymnastics instruction to children of all ages and skill levels. Along with gymnastics lessons, Active Kids also features cheerleading and dance programs.
- 0 votes
4450 4th St SW, Mason City, IA 50401 MoreLess Info
North Iowa Golf Center is a golf facility that features a pro shop, multiple lighted driving ranges, a putting green and sand trap for practice, and a miniature golf course.