10 Best Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Mt Vernon, Illinois - Updated 2023

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Known for its rich history, Mount Vernon is a great place to be if you are someone who appreciates different forms of art. This city has a flourishing culture and art scene, and it is home to the famous Cedarhurst Center for the Arts, Jefferson County Historical Museum and Village, and C.E.Brehm Memorial Public Library. The city also has numerous parks and recreational centers that are ideal for relaxation and enjoyment. In addition, the city hosts a famous art event called Market Days, which happens every first Saturday from April to October. With a motto, “Creativity Redefined,” you will feel a different sort of creativity flowing in Mount Vernon. While you’re planning on what to do here, consider renting a place where you can stay. Scroll down for the top Airbnb vacation rentals in Mt Vernon, Illinois.

1. Private house for two (from USD 50)

If you’re looking for a quiet place neighborhood, this lovely home is perfect for you. Good for two, it comes with one bedroom with a queen-size bed. It has a designated workspace and WiFi intended for any work-related activities. You can also cuddle by the indoor fireplace with your partner or enjoy the fresh air in the backyard. This home is ideal for those who plan to linger in the area for a while as it requires a minimum stay of 30 days.

Mount Vernon, Illinois, United States
10 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great kitchen amenities for those who love to cook
the place was very clean
the home was sparkling clean from top to bottom
the house is very clean and larry was quick to respond anytime i needed anything
super clean probably the best place to rent in at least an hour drive in every direction
larry was a great host
he was pleasant to talk with and very helpful
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2. Newly remodeled, quiet country home in Bonnie (from USD 115)

Guests can only use the ground-level portion of this 1,000-square-foot (92.9 square meters) home, but they are guaranteed plenty of private space and the tranquility reminiscent of the countryside. This part of the property has all you need to feel like a home away from home. It has an electric fireplace, a separate bedroom, a fully equipped kitchen, a washer and dryer, and a bathroom with a shower. Outside, guests can access a two-tiered deck with seating, a patio with more seating, a grill area, and a driveway with easy boat access. Bonnie’s local wineries, as well as Giant City Park and Shawnee Wine Trail, are easily accessible via Interstate 57. Points of interest including Mount Vernon, meanwhile, are just 90 to 120 miles (145 to 193 kilometers) away from the property.

Bonnie, Illinois, United States
145 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire guest suite 2 Beds 6 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
they shared the sofa bed and slept soundly there
the space was huge separate kitchen living room and bedroom areas
the suite amenities and rhonda’s hospitality made for a very comfortable stay
the space is lovely and very comfortable
spacious exceptionally clean and very accommodating
very clean and comfortable we loved it
very clean and more than i expected
lovely place super clean and inviting
clean spacious and quiet suite with lots of nice touches
rhonda was the sweetest and most considerate host
she is a gracious host and quick to respond to any questions
excellent host she really took the time to make sure all needs were met
the thoughtful touches of the host go above and beyond
this is a wonderful apartment and rhonda is a great host
everything was perfect the location is extremely peaceful
the location is so calm and relaxing with absolutely no traffic sounds
what a great place to stay the night on a cross-country trip melanie
rhonda’s place was a pleasure to walk into
as a bonus there was plenty of room to park and turn around with trailer
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3. Rural house in Dahlgren (from USD 240)

If you’re seeking a residence that gives you the feel of farm living, this rural house is a great place to be. Aside from the country vibe that it gives off, it also has a family farm that offers a rich history that you’ll enjoy learning and experiencing for yourself. If you want to explore nature, there are 230 acres (93 hectares) of hiking trails that are easily accessible. If you like to relax and go fishing, two fishing ponds are available. However, there are other activities to enjoy outside the family farm. You can eat out in local restaurants, visit tourist spots such as Twin Oaks and Optimist Park, or go sightseeing in Marlows Pumpkin Patch, Gallery 223, and Pheasant Hollow Winery. The location can also be a perfect spot for rustic-themed weddings or birthdays.

Dahlgren, Illinois, United States
133 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 9 Beds 15 Guests 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 15

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the newly installed wifi is super fast
then outside is a great patio with plenty of tables and chairs
the property also has a beautiful barn with a game room in the hayloft
we were comfortable within the first hour of arriving and we enjoyed all parts of the property
loved the game room in the hayloft of the barn
also the pictures listed portrayed the room above the barn as a clean game room
we felt safe everything was clean & we had fun roaming around the property
if i’m being very honest the property should be thoroughly cleaned between guests and i felt it wasn’t
looking for a place to sleep with calm spacious outdoor activities? this is a great property
whitney is a wonderful host
the hosts were so responsive to any questions we had
whitney was pleasant and responsive from start to finish
the host was very quick to respond to queries and was very gracious
very good communication from the host
this place provided a perfect location for a relaxing getaway
the location was also great for access to the shawnee national park
dogs loved swimming and walking/running the trails with us
the perfect place for our family to spend thanksgiving
a great place to stay
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4. Hidden nook tucked in Du Quoin (from USD 93)

The DuQuoin State Fair is one of the most popular events where this property is located. A lovely, comfortable home designed with a fusion of classic and modern style, it is a great accommodation thanks to its proximity to local wineries and breweries. In fact, there are three eminent local breweries nearby; St. Nicholas Brewery, Route 51 Brewery, and Scratch Brewery, all of which are within a 20-minute drive from the house. However, if wine tasting is not for you, Pyramid State Park, Perry County Jail Museum, and Pinckneyville City Park and Pool are other nearby places. This chic home can fit four people in a queen-size bed and a sofa bed, so you don’t have to worry about where to sleep.

Du Quoin, Illinois, United States
106 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
plenty of work space great wifi etc
a breath of fresh air in a stylish apartment
the apartment is stylish comfortable and has all the amenities
the bed was very comfortable and the convertible sofa bed was comfortable as well
perfect is all i can say the apts are beautifully decorated great furnishings
very clean and nice
very clean and adorable
jim's place was very clean and cozy
the place was extremely clean and stylish
jim's place was very clean
jim was a great host
she was so kind
jim is a great host and super responsive
the host is very caring and made sure i had everything i needed
jim was very responsive and helpful also
great downtown location walking distance to everything downtown
the location was perfect
great location for what we need
very cute apartment well decorated and nice location
loved staying in this cute little place
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5. Modern home near Rend Lake (from USD 110)

If you’re up for fishing and hunting, this lovely accommodation is a fantastic choice. It is 13 miles (20.9 kilometers) away from Mount Vernon and is a popular destination for people who enjoy the aforementioned sports. One famous tourist spot you can visit is Rend Lake, where you can enjoy great boating activities. Golfing is also a recommended activity in the area as Rend Lake has a far-reaching golf course. Boat ramps such as Waltonville, Turnip Patch, and Jacking Branch are a five-minute trip from the location. The house itself comes with two bedrooms good for five people. It also has a full kitchen perfect for preparing meals after a long day outside.

Waltonville, Illinois, United States
35 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 5 Beds 7 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 7

Top guest reviews
i also appreciate the cleanliness of this place
the house was very clean and had a great amount of room for guests
it's a small place but very clean and close to rend lake
the area is very rural but this clean house was great for our out of town wedding stay
very nice accommodations and very friendly hosts
great place to stay host communicates really well and it was everything i expected
great place to stay will try to get back
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6. Serene country home in Ewing (from USD 105)

Sitting on a 3-acre (1.2 hectares) property, this country-style home provides the solace and serenity that you need. It also puts you close to nature, and the regular deer sightings will simply prove its point. The place has a master bedroom with a queen-size bed, a second bedroom with a single bed, and the third bedroom with twin beds. It also has two baths and a large master bath that can certainly help you relax after your Mount Vernon tour. A full-sized and well-equipped kitchen gives you plenty of freedom to practice your culinary arts, while a large porch makes for great barbecue sessions. Also, feel free to bring your ride with you as the home comes with a large garage for your car.

Ewing, Illinois, United States
95 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 16 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
living room is inviting with the fireplace sectional and large tv
the host was very helpful and hospitable
the host owns a bbq restaurant uncle joe’s that i also highly recommend
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7. Well-equipped guest house best for families (from USD 125)

People stay in this spacious house as it provides a great springboard for hunting activities, which is quite popular in the town. However, this place has more to offer besides a nice roof above tired hunters’ heads. You don’t have to travel far for recreation, for one, because you can already enjoy plenty of fun activities in the area. There’s a stock pond, a charcoal grill, and a playground for the kids among others. It is a perfect place to be with your family or friends as it offers pure relaxation and enjoyment.

McLeansboro, Illinois, United States
145 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 5 Beds 9 Guests 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 9

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
kitchen was spacious with plenty of counter space and had an overall great stay
fantastic place with lots of room
the back yard was amazing and it was overall a great and comfortable stay
the beds were extremely comfortable
comfortable space to stay with room for a large family
very clean with plenty of supplies
house was very clean and comfortable
it was very clean and nicely decorated
place was clean and as pictured
super clean and lovely
kait is a great host
the owner was kind and quick to respond
host easy to talk to
kait was great at responding and hosting my crew
kait was a great host to work with
easy 30 min drive to the park
stayed here for work the location was great
the house was super clean and very cute perfect location not to close to town not to far away
good location and plenty of space
nice location for our quick visit to attend a family wedding in mcleansboro
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8. Lakeside ranch with pool and hot tub (from USD 599)

This peaceful cabin is located in Bluford, Illinois. It can accommodate as many as 16 people. Kayaking, paddle boating, and swimming are some of the activities you can do within its vicinity. However, if you want to go beyond the location and explore a bit, there is a fishing area, a golf course, and a horse-riding ring nearby. You can also take part in various water sports in the lake or watch the sunset. You can also hold a barbecue with your family in the large open space area near the lake.

Mount Vernon, Illinois, United States
13 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire cabin 8 Beds 16 Guests 5 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 16

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
there are paddle boats dock deck full play set massive smoker/grill indoor pool and area to work out
the pool was perfect touch
lakeside ranch is situated in a very beautiful location
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9. Two-bedroom accommodation near bars (from USD 214)

This accommodation in Centralia is a remodeled home that was originally built in the 1940s. There are numerous places you can explore nearby, each offering something for pretty much everyone. If you want to relax for the night and drink some of the best alcoholic beverages in the village, Makraft Brewing Co and Crooked Creek Winery are some recommended places to go. However, if sightseeing is your game, you can drop by Centralia Carillon, Schwartz Orchard, and Centralia Museum.

Centralia, Illinois, United States
58 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 4 Beds 8 Guests 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
very clean and gorgeous
this place is clean and cozy with lots of room
this is a super clean minimally decorated home with old charm
jacob's house is amazing very clean decor is wondering and beds were very cozy
all of the beautiful character of an early 20th century home with clean and comfortable updates
hosts are excellent and caring
gayla is a gracious host
your host genuinely cares about your visit and is readily available in case there are questions
easy checkin/checkout and a great easily-reached host
the hostess was very friendly and helpful
the location is very quiet and peaceful
stayed for a wedding in the area and it was the perfect location
great place we will be back
plenty of off-street parking and felt perfectly fine when parked on the street as well
it is a great place to relax and unwind
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10. Comfy retro-style home for four (from USD 85)

This accommodation gives off retro vibes. If you want to stay somewhere peaceful without going too far from the city, this lovely home located in Sesser is a fantastic choice. The property is filled with activities so you’ll never run low with things to do while staying here. You can go to Stringers and Moore or The Mill Bar and Grill if you want to try the local cuisine. Rend Lake, Mine Number 21 Reservoir, and Blackberry Nature Trail are also famous tourist spots that are a short distance away from the house. Good for four, this home has two bedrooms, a living room with plush couches, and an outdoor seating area.

Sesser, Illinois, United States
108 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
spacious place great amenities and very cozy place to stay
the full kitchen was great for cooking our meals
it was super clean which you can even smell it
it's clean and comfortable
great clean comfortable place to stay
the place is clean and comfortable
the house was very clean
the host is super attentive
penny is a great host
amazing place to stay would highly recommend penny is super kind and helpful
super host-friendly they left us snacks even we had every thing we needed
very nice hosts and very clean home
location is great within a 10 minute drive for all thr hot fishing spots on the lake
fun time great location for rend lake
great location for rend lake activities or duquoin fair
this place is the perfect location to rend lake and local places highly recommend
a great place to stay is your are booking a fishing trip at rend lake
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Enjoy the lovely Mount Vernon and the surrounding places

The modern world seems to move so fast, so visiting the countryside is a great way to stay calm and rejuvenate. Of course, there are numerous things to be considered, but the most important thing your should think of is your safety and comfort when you travel away from home. It would not hurt to find the most suitable accommodation while enjoying your much-needed break. So, book one of the Airbnb vacation rentals listed above and feel at home.

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