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Visitor's Guide

If you are planning a vacation to the Ozarks and are looking for a place to stay, you've come to the right place! There are many things to do in and around Mt. Vernon.welcomesign_mtvernon_city_hall

As you can see below, Mt. Vernon is close to many attractions in the surrounding area:

  • Branson - 60-70 miles*
  • Lake of the Ozarks - 125 miles
  • Table Rock Lake - 75-90 miles*
  • Stockton Lake - 30-45 miles*
  • Lake Taneycomo - 80 miles
  • Springfield - 30 miles
  • Joplin - 45 miles
  • St. Louis - 240 miles
  • Jefferson City - 170 miles
  • Kansas City - 180 miles

*Mileage dependant on route or area of lake.
If you would like more information on traveling to Mt. Vernon, please contact the Chamber of Commerce, P.O. Box 373, Mt. Vernon, MO 65712, 417-466-7654 or e-mail at