Destination guide

Delight in the waterfront landscape of Charles City

Enjoy the entertainment and other features of Charles City. This relaxing city is known for its fishing, canoeing and riverfront. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Sightseeing in and around Charles City

Do you want to find attractions to see in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Charles City a fun place to get away. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Charles City Whitewater at Riverfront Park (1.6 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Sunny Brae Golf and Country Club (14.4 mi / 23.2 km)
  • Fossil & Prairie Center (16.5 mi / 26.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Charles City

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Charles City is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Charles City Whitewater at Riverfront Park (1.6 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Osage City Park (15.6 mi / 25.1 km)
  • Fossil & Prairie Center (16.5 mi / 26.5 km)
  • Randall Park (17.4 mi / 28 km)
  • Stolz Park (17.6 mi / 28.4 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Charles City

Fly into Mason City, IA (MCW-Mason City Municipal), the closest airport, located 34.5 mi (55.6 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Waterloo, IA (ALO-Waterloo Regional), which is 39.1 mi (63 km) away.

Where to stay around Charles City, IA?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 9 vacation rentals near Charles City. From 5 house rentals to 3 condo and apartment rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Charles City for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

Can I rent Houses in Charles City?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 5 Houses in Charles City. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Charles City include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 3 rentals available
  • Studios: 3 rentals available

Can I find a vacation rental with internet/wifi in Charles City?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 9 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Charles City. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.