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==Get in==
 
==Get in==
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===By car===
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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 (11 km) west of Mason City.
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===By plane===
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Delta has several flights weekly into Mason City Airport, which is about 7 miles (11 km) from the downtown area.
  
 
==Get around==
 
==Get around==
Car, truck, bus, bicycle, foot.
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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.
  
 
==See==
 
==See==
Old buildings.
 
9 million dollar library
 
6 million dollar hotel
 
8 million dollar "Music Man Square"
 
An empty downtown.
 
  
 
==Do==
 
==Do==
Nothing!
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*<do name="Music Man Square/ Museum" alt="" address="308 S Pennsylvania Ave" directions="" phone="" url="http://www.themusicmansquare.org" hours="" price="" lat="" long=""></do>
  
 
==Buy==
 
==Buy==
Walmart, Target, Shopko, K-Mart
 
  
 
==Eat==
 
==Eat==
From any of Mason's 250 crappy restaurants
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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.
  
 
==Drink==
 
==Drink==
from the many bars.
 
  
 
==Sleep==
 
==Sleep==
  
* <sleep name="Decker House Bed and Breakfast" address="119 2nd St. SE" phone="641-423-4700"></sleep>
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* <sleep name="Decker House Bed and Breakfast" alt="" address="119 2nd St SE" directions="" phone="+1 641 423-4700" url="" checkin="" checkout="" price="" lat="" long=""></sleep>
  
 
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==Contact==
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==Get out==
 
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[[Wikipedia:Mason City, Iowa]]

Latest revision as of 07:11, 8 January 2014

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.

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Get in[edit]

By car[edit]

U.S. Highways 18 and 65 go through Mason City. Interstate 35 runs through the nearby town of Clear Lake, about 7 miles (11 km) west of Mason City.

By plane[edit]

Delta has several flights weekly into Mason City Airport, which is about 7 miles (11 km) from the downtown area.

Get around[edit]

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[edit][add listing]

Do[edit][add listing]

  • Music Man Square/ Museum, 308 S Pennsylvania Ave, [1].  edit

Buy[edit][add listing]

Eat[edit][add listing]

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[edit][add listing]

Sleep[edit][add listing]

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

Contact[edit]

Get out[edit]

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




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