St. Ansgar Vacations
From St. Ansgar, it's about 110 miles (177 kilometers) to the north to Minneapolis - St. Paul and 120 miles (193 kilometers) to the southeast to Cedar Rapids - Iowa City.
Don't forget that staying in just one place can only ever give you a small window into the wider cultural and natural fabric of a region. So try to allow a few days to explore Central Iowa's many attractions. Austin, 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the south, and Mason City, 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the northeast of St. Ansgar are also worth checking out.
Austin is about 20 miles (32 kilometers) from St. Ansgar. This regional center offers a great selection of points of interest, such as Jay C. Hormel Nature Center, Riverland Community College - Austin Campus and Decker Park. North West Park, Wildwood Park and East Side Lake Park are also good places to spend time.
For a window into local culture, head straight to Central Iowa's history museums.
Are you looking for a a high-altitude experience while you are in this region. Go hot air ballooning; it's an experience you will never forget.
The most convenient major airport, Mason City Municipal Airport, is situated in Mason City, 25 miles (40 kilometers) to the southwest of St. Ansgar, a handy point to remember when planning your vacation.