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Charles City overview

Charles City is a budget-friendly place distinct for its parks and museums. You'll enjoy outdoor areas for biking. 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 Mooney Art Collection and Charles City Whitewater at Riverfront Park. If you're looking for a family- and business-friendly getaway, Charles City is for you.

Where to stay in Charles City

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

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:
  • • Mooney Art Collection
  • • Floyd County Museum
  • • Comet Bowl
  • • 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: 3.74 inches
  • April-June: 13.39 inches
  • July-September: 12.17 inches
  • October-December: 5.63 inches