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U.S. Highways 18 and 65 go through Mason City. Interstate 35 runs through the nearby town of [[Clear Lake (Iowa)|Clear Lake]], about 7 miles west of Mason City.
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Delta has several flights weekly into Mason City Airport, which is about 7 miles from the downtown area.
  
 
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Public transportation is close to non-existent in Mason City. There is a paratransit van service available but no public bus system in place.
  
 
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*<do name="Music Man Square/ Museum" alt="" address="308 South Pennsylvania Avenue  Mason City, IA 50401" directions="" phone="" url="http://www.themusicmansquare.org" hours="" price="" lat="" long=""></do>
  
 
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Famous for it's steaks, the Northwestern Steakhouse is 'the' place to eat.  Birdall's ice cream is also famous for it's delicious shakes, malts, and ice cream and is a local landmark, gone unchanged for decades.
  
 
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[[Wikipedia:Mason City, Iowa]]

Revision as of 03:36, 13 December 2011

For places with the same name, please see Mason City (disambiguation)

Mason City is a city in Iowa, renowned for its collection of architecture by Frank Lloyd Wright and other Prairie School architects, considered the most significant concentration of such architecture outside of Oak Park, Illinois.

Contents

Get in

By car

U.S. Highways 18 and 65 go through Mason City. Interstate 35 runs through the nearby town of Clear Lake, about 7 miles west of Mason City.

By plane

Delta has several flights weekly into Mason City Airport, which is about 7 miles from the downtown area.

Get around

Public transportation is close to non-existent in Mason City. There is a paratransit van service available but no public bus system in place.

See

Do

  • Music Man Square/ Museum, 308 South Pennsylvania Avenue Mason City, IA 50401, [1].

Buy

Eat

Famous for it's steaks, the Northwestern Steakhouse is 'the' place to eat. Birdall's ice cream is also famous for it's delicious shakes, malts, and ice cream and is a local landmark, gone unchanged for decades.

Drink

Sleep

  • Decker House Bed and Breakfast, 119 2nd St. SE, +1 641 423-4700.

Contact

Get out

Routes through Mason City
Junction N I-29.png SClear Lake  W noframe E  Charles CityPrairie du Chien




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