Mount Vernon, IA
The closest major airport is Des Moines International Airport, located in Des Moines, IA, about 118 miles from the city center of Mount Vernon, IA.
The most popular ways to get around in Mount Vernon are considered to be by driving, walking or riding the bike, which is, perhaps, due to the fact that there are not many public transportation services available.
The major roadways that serve the city, include: the historic Lincoln Highway, and U.S. Route 30 and Iowa Highway 1, which intersect in the southern part of town.
Easy! Just follow the driving directions listed below!
From Des Moines International Airport: Head south on Cowles Dr, toward Fleur Dr, and take the 2nd right onto Fleur Dr. Continue straight to stay on Fleur Dr and turn left at Army Post Rd. Turn left at SE 14th St and continue onto E 15th St. Turn right to merge onto I-235 E and take exit 137A to merge onto I-80 E, toward Davenport. Take exit 239B for US-218 N/IA-27 N/I-380 N, toward Cedar Rapids/Waterloo, and merge onto IA-27 N/US-218 N. Continue onto I-380 N and take exit 16A to merge onto US-151 N/US-30 E, toward Mt Vernon. Turn left at 10th Ave S and continue onto 7th Ave SW. Turn left at College Blvd and take the 1st right onto College Blvd N. Turn right at Summit Avenue. Make 2 left turns. Cornell College will be on the left.