Charles City IA

Peace and Tranquility at the Red Cedar Lodge

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Picture a full kitchen that you can cook in, a deck looking out on the Cedar River, a path that leads to the water, a fireplace,  a master bedroom, bedroom and loft and you get an idea of what the Red Cedar Lodge has to offer.   There are three lovely log-sided cabin vacation rentals that offer room […]

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Charles City, Downtown Beauty and Fun

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Charles City is a beautiful place and when I got a chance to come to town with fellow Midwest Bloggers: Sara Broers (Travels with Sara), Chrysa Duran (Thrifty Jinx, Thrifty Minnesota), and Theresa Carter Goodrich (The Local Tourist) I jumped to see this city with so much agricultural history.  Because I write about old iron, […]

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Bill Fluhrer a farmer for all seasons!

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So, there is this farmer I met that isn’t like any other farmer I’ve ever met.  While farmer’s are usually guys and gals that can take things apart and are quite independent by nature, Bill Fluhrer can do, from what I saw, almost anything. I met Bill while on a trip with the Midwest Travel […]

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Dinner with the Heitz clan

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On a wonderful trip with the Midwest Travel Bloggers we saw many things that Charles City, Iowa has to offer, along with some of the rural sites. Randy Heitz, the Regional Manager for the Iowa Farm Bureau, set up some great places for us to see and do to learn about farming in the area. […]

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Floyd County Historical Museum highlights Hart Parr, Oliver and White history!

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On a trip with the Midwest Travel Bloggers I was excited to visit the amazing Floyd County Historical Museum where they profile agricultural history in a big way. In this town there is a lot to love, the new suspension bridge that replaced the old swinging bridge after the 2008 flood,  a world class art […]

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