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How This Small Iowa Town Quietly Became The Coolest Place In The Midwest

4,444 Iowans call Mt. Vernon home. It’s a small town between Iowa City and Cedar Rapids with all of the charm, culture, great food, and events to make it the coolest place in the Midwest.

Have you been to Mt. Vernon? What was your favorite thing to do in town?

Rachel Morey Flynn
Rachel lives in eastern Iowa. She was born in Wisconsin, but only lived there for a few weeks before her parents realized how much better Iowa was and moved. She believes in serial commas, kindness, and good food.