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.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

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