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3259 Fifth Avenue South
Fort Dodge  IA  50501  USA
LAT: 42.500675 LONG: -94.14718
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+1 (800) 830-5222 (US/Canada Toll-free)

Telephone: +1 (515) 955-2259 Fax: +1 (515) 576-4391


Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Fort Dodge, IA

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Explore Fort Dodge Sports Venues From This Hotel's Site

There's something for everyone at the Country Inn & Suites, located conveniently close to the Fort Dodge Regional Airport. Sports fans will enjoy this hotel’s proximity to Gypsum City OHV Park, Rogers Sports Complex and Mineral City Speedway. If museums and art are more your style, you'll appreciate easy access to Fort Museum & Trading Post and the Blanden Art Museum—both just a short drive from the hotel. Business travelers love this Fort Dodge hotel’s location in the center of the local business district, just five miles from Fort Dodge Regional Airport.

Visit nearby attractions such as:

  • Blanden Art Museum (1.9 miles)
    Boasting exhibits from 16th-20th century prints, this popular museum is a great cultural destination.
    Phone: +1 (515) 573-2316
  • Fort 8 Theatre (2.0 miles)
    Perfect for a rainy day or a fun date night, this local theater offers the latest movies.
    Phone: +1 (515) 576-6989
  • Gypsum City OHV Park (2.5 miles)
    Enjoy speed at this park with ATV and motorcycle trails, a motocross course, safety training area and youth riding area.
  • Fort Museum & Trading Post (3.2 miles)
    This museum offers Civil War militia fort houses alongside Native American artifacts.
    Phone: +1 (515) 573-4231
  • Iowa Central Community College (3.5 miles)
    Just minutes away from the hotel, this local college is open for tours and events year-round.
    Phone: +1 (515) 576-7201
  • Rogers Sports Complex (5.1 miles)
    This facility is home to a variety of sports attractions in Fort Dodge.
    Phone: +1 (515) 576-2851
  • Mineral City Speedway (6.2 miles)
    A racing fan's dream, this exciting speedway offers kids' nights, bikers' nights and more full-throttle racing action.
    Phone: +1 (515) 574-7223
  • Community Orchard (6.4 miles)
    With over 20 varieties of apples, a gift shop, a cafe and a bakery, this orchard makes for a fun (and delicious) excursion for the whole family.
    Phone: +1 (515) 573-8212

Area Airports:

Driving Directions:
This hotel's location on 5th Avenue South is easy to find. Take US Highway 20 to exit 124. Follow Hwy. 20 north to Business 20; go west one mile to the hotel.

Fort Dodge businesses include:

  • Boehringer Ingelheim (5 miles)
  • CertainTeed (0.5 miles)
  • Georgia-Pacific (1 mile)
  • Koch Nitrogen (7 miles)
  • Land O'Lakes (0.5 miles)
  • National Gypsum (3 miles)
  • Nestlé Purina (0.5 miles)
  • Silgan Containers MFG (0.5 miles)
  • Trimark (2 miles)
  • United States Gypsum (1 mile)

Local Events:

  • Apple Fest (October)
  • Couch Freak Dollar Daze Boogie (Labor Day Weekend)
  • Fall Fest (September)
  • Dayton Rodeo (Labor Day Weekend)
  • Iowa Central Community College sporting & cultural events (year-round)