Destination: 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.

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?

Sorry for the click-bait title - except it's not really click-bait. You really are not going to believe what they have at this library. I didn't. I don't. And I've seen it with my own eyes.

The Carrie Chapman Catt Girlhood Home is dedicated to one of the most influential people in the suffrage movement and founder of League of Women Voters.

When I first arrived at in Charles City, Iowa, I k

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.

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