Mt. Vernon is a nice little city in Illinois that is located approximately 75 miles from St Louis Missouri. Taking a Mt. Vernon Charter Bus tour would be a relaxing, yet informational type of vacation.
The Appellate Courthouse, located in the center of town, was built in 1857 and has a historical background to be discovered. For visitors interested in history, this site is a must to see.
The Cedarhurst Art Center is another must see on a Mt. Vernon Charter Bus tour. There are many exhibitions including paintings, photography, textiles and sculptures to be viewed. The Children's Gallery offers an opportunity to stimulate the sensory, creativity and art appreciation to the young and young at heart.
If touring the Mt. Vernon area, The Sensation Station is the perfect family entertainment. This facility is the most contemporary skating rink in the state of Illinois. It is 25,000 square foot in size and is home to batting cages and an arcade, as well.
Another site to visit on the Mt. Vernon Charter Bus is the Genkota Winery. There is a beautiful vineyard and a unique gift shop to explore. It was built by the Amish people and is a sight to see!For the adventurous tourist, the Mt. Vernon Raceway can be visitied on Friday and Saturday nights. They race stock cars, street bombers and "dorf" cars.
Other activities that can be done while in Mt. Vernon are bowling, golfing, shopping and dining in some of Mt. Vernon's quaint little restaurants.