From Marshalltown, Cedar Rapids - Iowa City is 65 miles (105 kilometers) to the east, and Iowa City is 75 miles (121 kilometers) to the east.
If you are keen to explore the area, why not check out the the Fisher Community Center Art Gallery?.
The area around Marshalltown offers plenty of towns and cities, each possessing its own unique attractions. Grundy Center, 25 miles (40 kilometers) to the south, and Grinnell, 25 miles (40 kilometers) to the northwest of Marshalltown are also worth visiting should you have the time.
Ames is around 35 miles (56 kilometers) from Marshalltown. This center has a diverse range of visitor attractions, such as Reiman Gardens, Farm House Museum and Hilton Coliseum. Ensure you don't rush back to Marshalltown until you've investigated Ames' Brunnier Art Museum, Iowa State University and Veenker Memorial Golf Course.
Expand your mind by spending a few hours at Central Iowa's fascinating history museums.
Take your own equipment or rent it locally, and discover the local water activities. Water skiing is one option. Another good option is swimming.
Sadly, vacations can't last forever, so when it's time fly home, head to the nearest major airport in Waterloo, 45 miles (72 kilometers) away.