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Charles City overview

Charles City is a budget-friendly place distinct for its museums and parks. You'll enjoy outdoor areas for biking and walking. Take in some of the area's local culture at Charles City Arts Center and Carrie Chapman Catt Girlhood Home and Museum. While you're here, stop by Charles City Whitewater at Riverfront Park and Floyd County Museum. If you're looking for a family- and business-friendly getaway, Charles City is for you.

Where to stay in Charles City

Whether traveling for business or pleasure, Charles City can comfortably accommodate all visitors.
  • • 5 2-star hotels with an average price of $42 per night
  • • 3 3-star hotels with an average price of $60 per night

Here are the top hotels based on 182 user reviews of Charles City hotels:
  • • Sleep Inn & Suites (Charles City)
  • • Super 8 Charles City Ia (Charles City)
  • • Hartwood Inn (Charles City)
  • • Best Budget Inn (Charles City)

How to get to Charles City

Fly in to Mason City, IA (MCW-Mason City Municipal), 34.5 mi (55.6 km) from downtown Charles City. Waterloo, IA (ALO-Waterloo Regional) is the next closest major airport, 39.1 mi (63 km) away.

What to see around Charles City

Outdoorsy fun is on hand like adventure tours and biking, along with attractions such as:
  • • Charles City Whitewater at Riverfront Park
  • • Sunny Brae Golf and Country Club
The area's museums and cultural sights stand out, and places to visit include:
  • • Charles City Arts Center
  • • Carrie Chapman Catt Girlhood Home and Museum
It's notable for its parks and favorite places for nature lovers that include:
  • • Osage City Park
  • • Fossil & Prairie Center
  • • Randall Park
  • • Stolz Park
Some recommended attractions include:
  • • Floyd County Museum
  • • Mitchell County Courthouse

When to visit Charles City

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: 52°F day, 8°F night
  • • April-June: 82°F day, 31°F night
  • • July-September: 83°F day, 44°F night
  • • October-December: 67°F day, 10°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 3.7 inches
  • • April-June: 13.4 inches
  • • July-September: 12.2 inches
  • • October-December: 5.6 inches