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Clear Lake Bungalow
Great for families
Clear Lake, IA
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5/5Exceptional! (96 reviews)
Families like: kitchen, skiing nearby, bicycle rentals, games and toys
Great place to stay

"Great bungalow, very clean, well decorated and felt so welcoming. The owners are wonderful, when I called them with a question, they responded immediately, and were very friendly. It had everything we needed. Highly recommend!"…"

Reviewed on Oct 26, 2020

Clear Lake Bungalow
Cedar Bend Cabin with 6 person hot tub!!
Great for families
The price is $100 per night from Jan 25 to Jan 26
4.8/5Exceptional! (123 reviews)
Families like: kitchen, skiing nearby, games and toys, washer and dryer
Great Little Cabin

"We loved our stay, the cabin was a perfect size for two people and the location was very cool! Overall it was a great experience!"…"

Reviewed on Jan 9, 2021

Cedar Bend Cabin with 6 person hot tub!!
AmericInn by Wyndham Osage
Great for families
2.5 out of 5
2212 Highway 218, Osage, IA
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The price is $106 per night from Jan 22 to Jan 23
4.7/5Exceptional! (89 reviews)
Families like: indoor pool, extra beds/cribs, free breakfast for the whole family, laundry
Travelers say...

"Good location. Clean rooms. Friendly staff. Good breakfast. Comfortable lobby area."…"

Reviewed on Aug 22, 2020

AmericInn by Wyndham Osage
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Rumorz Neighborhood Hideaway
Great for families
2.5 out of 5
1214 S. Shore Dr, Clear Lake, IA
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The price is $80 per night from Jan 17 to Jan 18
4.6/5Exceptional! (43 reviews)
Families like: kitchen, extra beds/cribs, laundry
Travelers say...

"Our room was cozy and clean. The shower was GREAT!!! I’d definitely stay here again when I come to town to see a show at the Surf!!!!"…"

Reviewed on Sep 30, 2020

Rumorz Neighborhood Hideaway
Hampton Inn & Suites Mason City
Great for families
2.5 out of 5
2111 4th Street SW, Mason City, IA
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The price is $107 per night from Jan 20 to Jan 21
4.4/5Wonderful! (198 reviews)
Families like: indoor pool, extra beds/cribs, free breakfast for the whole family, laundry
Very clean

"Felt very comfortable here. The entire hotel was very clean. Great housekeeping service. Great front desk service. Was a little disappointed there was no warm breakfast because of Covid. Ample parking as well."…"

Reviewed on Aug 24, 2020

Hampton Inn & Suites Mason City
Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Northwood, IA
Great for families
2.5 out of 5
711 Diamond Jo Lane, Northwood, IA
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The price is $67 per night from Jan 17 to Jan 18
4.4/5Excellent! (264 reviews)
Families like: indoor pool, extra beds/cribs, free breakfast for the whole family, laundry
Travelers say...

"Nice warm breakfast despite Covid - short walk to casino"…"

Reviewed on Jan 7, 2021

Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Northwood, IA
AmericInn by Wyndham Clear Lake
Great for families
2.5 out of 5
1406 N 25th St, Clear Lake, IA
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The price is $79 per night from Feb 14 to Feb 15
4.4/5Excellent! (358 reviews)
Families like: indoor pool, extra beds/cribs, free breakfast for the whole family, laundry
Travelers say...

"The homey feeling. Very relaxing atmosphere. The staff were great and very friendly. Always clean and there is a variety of foods for breakfast. I would recommend this place to anyone!"…"

Reviewed on Nov 29, 2020

AmericInn by Wyndham Clear Lake
Sleep Inn & Suites
Great for families
2.5 out of 5
1416 S Grand Ave, Charles City, IA
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The price is $89 per night from Jan 16 to Jan 17
4.3/5Excellent! (94 reviews)
Families like: indoor pool, free breakfast for the whole family
Travelers say...

"I didn’t like that the hotel receptionist didn’t wear her mask consistently, even when talking to other customers. Yet they have signs to wear masks indoors!!"…"

Reviewed on Dec 18, 2020

Sleep Inn & Suites
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Northwood
Great for families
2.5 out of 5
4712 Wheelerwood Rd, Northwood, IA
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The price is $85 per night from Jan 21 to Jan 22
4.3/5Excellent! (191 reviews)
Families like: indoor pool, extra beds/cribs, free breakfast for the whole family, laundry
Travelers say...

"Very close to casino where we spent majority of our time. Very clean and very nice staff. Had a decent free breakfast too!"…"

Reviewed on Jan 2, 2021

Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Northwood
Microtel Inn & Suites By Wyndham Clear Lake
Great for families
2.5 out of 5
1305 N 25th St, Clear Lake, IA
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The price is $54 per night from Jan 22 to Jan 23
4.3/5Excellent! (522 reviews)
Families like: extra beds/cribs, free breakfast for the whole family
Travelers say...

"The staff is very friendly and accommodating. Five star on customer service!"…"

Reviewed on Dec 25, 2020

Microtel Inn & Suites By Wyndham Clear Lake
Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Mason City, IA
Great for families
2.5 out of 5
4082 4th St Sw, Mason City, IA
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The price is $92 per night from Feb 7 to Feb 8
4.2/5Very Good! (439 reviews)
Families like: indoor pool, extra beds/cribs, free breakfast for the whole family, laundry
Travelers say...

"It was awesome place close to gas stations and restaurants within salking distance"…"

Reviewed on Oct 14, 2020

Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Mason City, IA
Forest City Inn
2.5 out of 5
1215 Highway 69 S, Forest City, IA
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The price is $64 per night from Jan 16 to Jan 17
4/5Very Good! (244 reviews)

"Clean and simple! This hotel is formerly the Suprr 8. I was pleased with the friendliness of the staff and cleanness of the room. Only stayed one night but would not hesitate to book again!"…"

Reviewed on Aug 13, 2020

Forest City Inn
Super 8 by Wyndham Charles City
Great for families
2 out of 5
1411 S Grand Ave, Charles City, IA
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The price is $66 per night from Jan 16 to Jan 17
4/5Very Good! (277 reviews)
Families like: extra beds/cribs, free breakfast for the whole family, laundry
Travelers say...

"Nothing really unique to talk about. Staff was friendly and it was clean."…"

Reviewed on Dec 11, 2020

Super 8 by Wyndham Charles City
Best Western Holiday Lodge
Great for families
3 out of 5
2023 7th Avenue N, Clear Lake, IA
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The price is $88 per night from Jan 22 to Jan 23
4/5Very Good! (284 reviews)
Families like: indoor pool, extra beds/cribs, free breakfast for the whole family, free airport shuttle
Travelers say...

"Very clean, very friendly and accommodating staff. Looks like it was recently renovated as well."…"

Reviewed on Sep 6, 2020

Best Western Holiday Lodge
Super 8 by Wyndham Mason City
Great for families
2 out of 5
3010 4th St Sw, Mason City, IA
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The price is $66 per night from Jan 23 to Jan 24
3.6/5Good! (263 reviews)
Families like: indoor pool, extra beds/cribs, free breakfast for the whole family, laundry
Travelers say...

"It was amazing as always. The staff always do an excellent job. Thank you"…"

Reviewed on Sep 21, 2020

Super 8 by Wyndham Mason City
Americas Best Value Inn Clear Lake
Great for families
2 out of 5
1306 North 25th Street, Clear Lake, IA
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The price is $59 per night from Jan 17 to Jan 18
3.3/5 (285 reviews)
Families like: extra beds/cribs, free breakfast for the whole family
Great Choice

"Any time I am in the northern Iowa area, this is always my choice hotel to stay at. Lots of dining options. And the rooms are always clean"…"

Reviewed on Oct 4, 2020

Americas Best Value Inn Clear Lake
Super 8 by Wyndham Osage
Great for families
2 out of 5
1530 E Main St Hwy 9 & 218, Osage, IA
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The price is $61 per night from Jan 22 to Jan 23
3.3/5 (123 reviews)
Families like: extra beds/cribs, free breakfast for the whole family, laundry
uper clean

"Super clean room quiet room. I will definitely be using this location again."…"

Reviewed on Sep 24, 2020

Super 8 by Wyndham Osage
Super 8 by Wyndham Clear Lake
Great for families
2 out of 5
2809 4th Ave. South, I-35 Exit 193 at 4th Ave., Clear Lake, IA
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The price is $54 per night from Jan 22 to Jan 23
3.3/5 (454 reviews)
Families like: extra beds/cribs, free breakfast for the whole family
Travelers say...

"Also place friendly services love it here the southern hospitality is really appreciate it especially with being so far away from home a new to the state that I love this place"…"

Reviewed on Oct 12, 2020

Super 8 by Wyndham Clear Lake
Days Inn by Wyndham Mason City
Great for families
2 out of 5
2301 4th St Sw, Mason City, IA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $60 per night from Jan 29 to Jan 30
3.2/5 (430 reviews)
Families like: extra beds/cribs, free breakfast for the whole family
Travelers say...

"Great place to stay for weekly visits! Safe and convenient!"…"

Reviewed on Oct 15, 2020

Days Inn by Wyndham Mason City
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Where Should We Stay in Mason City?

The historic destination of Mason City is a good choice if you've been thinking about a trip with your kids. The entertainment, lake views, and museums are just some of the things that make this a good destination for family vacations. Take to the air and fly into Mason City, IA (MCW-Mason City Municipal), which is located 6.8 mi (10.9 km) from the city center. Mason City has 22 kid-friendly hotels and other accommodations so you'll have a variety of options when you're deciding where you'd like to stay.

Vacationing families have good things to say about these accommodations:

Clear Lake Bungalow - Offers in-room kitchens, in-room washers/dryers, and a barbecue grill. Guests like the overall comfort at this vacation home.

Days Inn by Wyndham Mason City - Features free parking, free breakfast, and free WiFi. The central location and helpful staff make this 2-star hotel popular with guests.

AmericInn by Wyndham Osage - Offers an indoor pool, free parking, and free breakfast. Guests like the quiet location and breakfast options at this 2.5-star hotel.

Cedar Bend Cabin With NEW 6 Person hot Tub!! - Features free parking, free WiFi, and in-room refrigerators. This hotel is popular with guests for its clean rooms.

When Should We Visit Mason City?

You're probably hoping for good weather for your family vacation. Use these tips to plan when to grab the kids and head to Mason City.

  • Hottest months: July, June, August, and September, with an average temperature of 82°F
  • Coldest months: January, February, December, and November, with an average temperature of 10°F
  • Driest months: January, February, December, and November, with an average rainfall of 1.23 inches
  • Rainiest months: June, July, May, and August, with an average rainfall of 4.65 inches

What Should We See and Do in Mason City?

Meredith Willson Boyhood Home and Music Man Square are interesting attractions you and your family might enjoy exploring while you are staying in Mason City. Make sure you have lots of time for activities like Charles H. MacNider Art Museum and Stockman House Museum.

Mason City is also known for its:
  • Architecture
  • Live music
  • Art
  • Historical sites
  • Entertainment
  • Surfing
  • Gardens
  • Museums

Frequently asked questions

What's Mason City like for family-friendly vacations?
The historic destination of Mason City is a good choice if you’ve been thinking about a trip with your kids. The entertainment, lake views, and museums are just some of the things that make this the perfect spot for family trips. Arrange a flight into Mason City, IA (MCW-Mason City Municipal), which is located 6.8 mi (10.9 km) from the center of Mason City.
What's the best hotel when traveling with kids to Mason City?
AmericInn by Wyndham Clear Lake is a hotel with an indoor pool and free parking, and it’s a top choice on Expedia for families. Other good options to stay with the kids include Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Mason City, IA and Americas Best Value Inn Clear Lake.
How many family-friendly hotels are there in Mason City?
Expedia has 19 hotels in Mason City that are rated for being family-friendly.
What's the seasonal weather like in Mason City?
The hottest months are usually July and June with an average temp of 68°F, while the coldest months are January and February with an average of 23°F. The snowiest months in Mason City are January, November, February, and December, with each month seeing an average of 8 inches of snowfall.
What's there to see and do with your family in Mason City?
While you and your family are visiting Mason City, you might want to check out some kid-friendly attractions such as Surf Ballroom and Museum and Clear Lake State Park. Make sure you have lots of time for activities like Carrie Chapman Catt Girlhood Home and Museum and Meredith Willson Boyhood Home.

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