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Welcome to Northwood, Iowa, a small town with a big heart. Located in the beautiful prairies of Northern Iowa, Northwood is half an hour north of Mason City and an hour and a half southwest of Rochester, Minnesota, making it a central location for travelers.
Relax, fish, or camp at breathtaking Silver Lake. Kayak or canoe on the gentle Shell Rock River. Relax and explore the natural surroundings, or play nine holes of golf at the the local country club. Take a tour of the mom and pop breweries. Visit any of a number of cozy diners and restaurants downtown, or see the civil war cannon at the Worth County Courthouse.
For a greater look at what the the area has to offer, venture to nearby Mason City, the hometown of the “Music Man” himself, playwright Meredith Willson. The city has a band festival every Spring that will get your toes tapping and a number of historical sites, including two Frank Lloyd Wright buildings.
Of course, you may just want to relax in your comfortable IHG hotel room, enjoying all the wonderful amenities on offer. And that’s just fine with us. Book your trip to Northwood today, and enjoy the spirit and hospitality that make the Midwest famous.