Booking a Hotel in Mount Vernon, IL

Mount Vernon is a beautiful city in southern Illinois with thriving arts and cultural life in addition to its small town charm and friendly atmosphere. Explore Mount Vernon’s extraordinary Cedarhurst Center for the Arts. Cedarhurst is most known for its prominent collection of late 19th and early 20th-century American paintings, exhibits featuring regional and international artists, a large sculpture park, and as host to the annual Art & Craft Fair. Discover history in Mount Vernon at the Jefferson County Historical Village and Museum, which showcases life during the 19th-century. Visitors will find themselves transported to the past among the Village’s reconstructed log homes, log church and jail, an operating print shop and blacksmith, a general store, and more. The Schweinfurth Museum and Interpretative Center in the heart of the Village give visitors the opportunity see more 19th-century artifacts including antique pianos and a cook stove that was made in Mount Vernon.

Top Things to Do in Mount Vernon, IL

  • Aquatic Zoo
  • C.E.Brehm Memorial Public Library
  • Cedarhurst Center For the Arts
  • Jefferson County Historical Village and Museum
  • Mitchell Museum
  • Nu Bowl Lanes
  • Rend Lake
  • Schweinfurth Museum and Interpretative Center
  • Veterans Memorial Park
  • Wayne Fitzgerrell State Recreation Area

Colleges & Universities Near Mount Vernon, IL

  • Kaskaskia College
  • Rend Lake College

Historical Sites Near Mount Vernon, IL

  • Jefferson County Historical Village and Museum

Hospitals Near Mount Vernon, IL

  • Crossroads Community Hospital
  • SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital - Mt. Vernon

Airports Near Mount Vernon, IL

  • Williamson County Regional Airport

Military Bases Near Mount Vernon, IL

  • Scott Air Force Base
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