Located in the heart of North Iowa, Mason City is surrounded by wonderful neighbors. These nearby communities offer a diverse variety of engaging historical and cultural experiences. Distances are short, prices are reasonable, and the people are friendly and welcoming. Known for cozy hotels and inns, delicious dining, fascinating museums and great recreational activities, North Iowa is a great place to visit! Low cost of living, lively community events, access to great healthcare and education, as well as career opportunities make it a better place to live!