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Staying + Playing

In Marshalltown, Iowa

Come for the day. Come forever! Marshalltown, Iowa offers a quality of life that is defined by our vibrancy, authenticity, and diversity. No strangers to hard work and resilience, Marshalltown residents know a little something about building a community together and celebrating like an extended family. Dining, shopping, art, events, music, nature, celebrations of heritage and culture, we have carved out an experience like no other in the Midwest.

Marshalltown Aquatic Center
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Shopping in Marshalltown

Food + Beverage + Shopping

Multicultural means a world-class dining experience, as long as world-class means the best street taco, muffuletta or pulled pork sandwich in the five-state region. Shop Main Street for fashions and finds that are one-of-a-kind.

Parks + Recreation + Outdoor

Golfing, mountain biking, road biking, hiking, birding, fishing, hunting, conservancy and education are hallmarks of the Marshalltown outdoor experience. Enjoy our (X) miles of trails with more on the way. Visit our nature centers for the full experience.

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Elmwood Country Club Marshalltown, Iowa
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Marry Cassatt Drawing, Marshalltown, Iowa

Arts + Culture

When part of your history includes Captains of the Industrial Revolution, there’s bound to be a few benefactors who collected “pieces of interest” along the way. Learn about Marshalltown’s direct link to the world of fine art and the incredible collection of 20th Century American originals on view here.

Where to Stay

As a sports and cultural destination, Marshalltown has several great hotel options, as well as a charming boutique hotel located on Marshalltown’s historic Main Street.