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Famous as "Festival Arts City," Mount Vernon is a city in the State of Illinois, US. The city is home to several attractions such as the Jefferson County Historical Village, Cedarhurst Center for the Arts, the Appellate Courthouse, and more. If interested in wines and winery, head to the GenKota Winery. Enjoy golf at any of the city's four golf courses. Within 15 minutes drive from the city is a beautiful lake, Rend Lake. The city is home to numerous parks and recreation areas, which are equipped with variety of playground equipments and walking areas. In these parks, one can enjoy sports such as softball/baseball, tennis, and basketball. Visit the Aquatic Zoo, an animal themed water park, if traveling with kids. A zero-entry leisure pool, kids splash pad, a lazy river, two water slides, and a competitive swimming pool are housed within the water park.
Cedarhurst Center for the Arts
Spread over nearly 90 acres of area, the Cedarhurst Center for Arts is a visual and performing arts institution. Art, painting, drawing, ceramics, stained glass, quilting, and knitting classes are provided here. The center also plays host to various community events and concerts. Housed in the center premises are - the Kuenz Sculpture Park, Shrode Art Center (for art education), the Schweinfurth House, and the Mitchell Museum.
The Aquatic Zoo is a water park and a fun place for people of all ages. Here are splash pad for children, lazy river, interactive voice and light features, two diving boards, dual rider tube slide of around 266 ft height, two tall slides of nearly 30 ft height, and more. The water park is a place where people of all ages can have fun at the same time!
Situated in the proximity of Mount Vernon, is Rend Lake. The lake and its surroundings are alluring and scenic. Here visitors can grab the opportunity to indulge in various outdoor activities. Some of these include camping, skiing, hunting, hiking, trap shooting, biking, swimming, and more. Within its vicinity are cafes, restaurants, and shops. Rend Lake is a great place to spend some quality time amidst nature!