Hotels in Chariton, Iowa

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Chariton overview

Chariton is a small town unique for its marina and monuments. You're sure to find the coffee and dining options to your liking. Nature lovers will find plenty of places to explore such as Lake Ahquabi State Park and Carmack Nature Center. Be sure stop by Lucas County Court House and Red Haw State Park while you're here. If you're looking for a family- and business-friendly getaway, Chariton is for you.

Where to stay in Chariton

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Chariton has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Chariton with Hotels.com by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all Chariton hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Chariton hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Chariton

Fly in to Des Moines, IA (DSM-Des Moines Intl.), 39.4 mi (63.3 km) from downtown Chariton.

What to see around Chariton

Outdoorsy fun is on hand like golf and strolling the marina, along with attractions such as:
  • • Lakeview Golf and Country Club
  • • Lake Ahquabi State Park
  • • Shady Oaks Golf Course
Its lakes and hiking trails are well known, and favorite spots for nature lovers include:
  • • Red Haw State Park
  • • Carmack Nature Center
Here are some local highlights:
  • • Lucas County Court House
  • • Peace Tree Brewing Company
  • • Knoxville Raceway
  • • National Sprint Car Hall of Fame
  • • Clarke County Speedway

When to visit Chariton

If you're starting to plan your trip, you might be wondering when's the best time to visit. Here are the seasonal norms to help you decide when to go:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • January-March: 56°F day, 11°F night
  • April-June: 84°F day, 31°F night
  • July-September: 85°F day, 44°F night
  • October-December: 70°F day, 13°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • January-March: 4.45 inches
  • April-June: 13.82 inches
  • July-September: 13.03 inches
  • October-December: 6.26 inches