The Unassuming Town Of Mt. Vernon, Ohio Is One Of America’s Best Hidden Gems For A Weekend Getaway
Columbus and its surrounding ‘burbs often steal the show when it comes to exploring the heart of it all, which is downright criminal given some of the small towns just outside our state’s capital city. Mt. Vernon is one such town. This town of around 17,000 in Knox County is, as Goldilocks would say, just right. From its bucolic beauty to the bustling business district, historic points of interest to hip new attractions, Mt. Vernon, Ohio, is a place where small-town values and big-city amenities meet, making it one of America’s best hidden gems for a weekend getaway.
Have you visited this beguiling town before? Mt. Vernon is easily one of the best destinations for a weekend getaway in Ohio, and we’re thrilled to call it ours.
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