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Halfway between Des Moines and Minneapolis, the Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Mason City, IA is a great home base for visiting attractions like Clear Lake, The Music Man Square, and Stockman House. We’re also the closest hotel to the North Iowa Events Center, making it easy to visit the North Iowa Fair, catch a hockey game, or watch a roller derby bout.

Start your mornings with an energizing meal from the free, hot breakfast before taking the kids to splash around in the heated indoor pool. After a busy day exploring local attractions, you can upload vacation photos with the free Wi-Fi in your room and unwind with a book. If workouts are part of your daily routine, visit our on-site fitness center to stay on track. Need a snack or a caffeine boost? Stop by the fireplace lobby for a free cup of coffee and a cookie any time of the day or night.

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Reserve the flexible meeting facilities at the Country Inn & Suites for your next special occasion or business function. Audiovisual equipment and catering options are available to make your gathering a standout affair. Take advantage of our location within walking distance of the North Iowa Events Center as well as our 24-hour business center and free Wi-Fi.


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Plan an exciting vacation to the “River City” and stay at the Country Inn & Suites, Mason City near the Winnebago River. Visit the 57-acre East Park to enjoy river access, picnic areas, and the wooden train and maze at Prairie Playground. You can explore the city’s artistic heritage with a visit to Music Man Square, Clear Lake Arts Center, and Frank Lloyd Wright’s Stockman House. Nearby attractions include:

Stockman House

3.62 mi / 5.83 km from the hotel
Mason City is a must-visit for architecture-lovers, and this little gem is one of the reasons. Designed in 1908 for a local doctor, the house reflects the genius of its architect, Frank Lloyd Wright.

The Lady of the Lake

6.16 mi / 9.91 km from the hotel
Looking for an idea for a family outing? Reserve a 90-minute cruise on Clear Lake aboard The Lady of the Lake. You can also book a private event or participate in a pirate- or ghost-themed cruise.

The Music Man Square

3.28 mi / 5.27 km from the hotel
Relive all your favorite scenes from The Music Man, the beloved musical by Robert Meredith Willson. At this attraction, you can explore Willson’s boyhood home and a replica of the iconic 1912 streetscape featured in the Warner Bros. film.

Clear Lake Arts Center

5.96 mi / 9.59 km from the hotel
Take time to tour the art galleries or attend a live performance at Clear Lake Arts Center. The center also hosts annual arts and crafts events, and you can purchase works by local artists in the shop.

Diamond Jo Casino

21.1 mi / 33.96 km from the hotel
You could strike it lucky at Diamond Jo Casino in Northwood. Enjoy craps, slots, blackjack, poker, and more.

Mason City Family Aquatic Center

4.02 mi / 6.47 km from the hotel
This family-focused attraction features multiple swimming pools, a waterslide, and other water features to keep you cool in the summer.
4082 4th Street SW, Mason City, Iowa 50401, United States

The Country Inn & Suites is less than five miles east of I-35, accessible from exit 194. After exiting I-35, head east on US-18 Business E/265th Street/4th Street W and the hotel will be on your left. For fly-in guests, use the same route from the Mason City Municipal Airport, located about four miles from the hotel. Our hotel is across the highway from a Walmart Supercenter and is within walking distance of several great restaurants.

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