Charles City

Charles City, Iowa, is a town filled with surprises. Located in the North Central part of the state, one visit and you’ll know that this place is special. From white water rafting to artisanal pizza, from one of the best historical museums in the Midwest to an incredible art collection, Charles City will keep you busy.

Iowa surprises me every time I visit. It shouldn't. I've been to the state often enough to know better.

Have you ever been to the grocery store and seen the rows of red peppers, the piles of pumpkins, the bounty of beans and wondered who grew them?

When I first arrived at Red Cedar Lodge in Charles City, Iowa, I kept hearing about a man named Bill Fluhrer.

The Floyd County Historical Museum in Charles City, Iowa, is an impressive collection of the area's past, from its history as tractor country to the full contents of a 19th century drugstore.

When I think about everything I explored in Charles City, Iowa, I'm still a bit flabbergasted. Despite considering myself fairly open-minded, I discovered I've got a few lingering stereotypes when

When you're located in the middle of farm country, tractors are a big deal. Nowhere is this more true than in Charles City, Iowa.

Red Cedar Lodge in Charles City, Iowa, is a three-cabin getaway that features great views, spacious accommodations and rustic luxury.