The average price of a 7-day trip to Mount Vernon is $1,504 for a solo traveler, $2,701 for a couple, and $5,064 for a family of 4. Mount Vernon hotels range from $49 to $221 per night with an average of $50, while most vacation rentals will cost $240 to $440 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to St Louis Lambert International Airport (STL) are between $636 and $1,035 per person for economy flights and $1,996 to $3,248 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $34 to $80 per person per day for transportation and enjoying local restaurants.

See below for average, budget, and luxury trip costs. You can also look up flight costs from your airport for more tailored flight pricing.

 

The Cheapest Times to Visit Mount Vernon, IL, US

On average, these will be the cheapest dates to fly to STL and stay in a Mount Vernon hotel:

  • January 15th to February 25th
  • April 16th to May 6th
  • August 6th to November 25th

The absolute cheapest time to take a vacation in Mount Vernon is usually mid to late September.

 

Average Mount Vernon Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Mount Vernon for a week is $941-$2,280($134-$326 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $34 to $80 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $337 to $838 for economy

Lodging: $61 to $95 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $121 to $147 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Mount Vernon for a week is $2,114-$4,072($302-$582 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $68 to $160 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $674 to $1,676 for economy

Lodging: $61 to $95 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $121 to $147 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Mount Vernon for a week is $3,032-$6,918($433-$988 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $136 to $320 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,348 to $3,352 for economy

Lodging: $122 to $190 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $169 to $221 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Mount Vernon

How cheap can you make a vacation to Mount Vernon? The cheapest trip to Mount Vernon is about $104 per person per day for travelers willing to take standby flights, deal with inconvenience, and otherwise limit travel expenses. About 0% of rentals are available in the $0 to $100 range for an entire place, and vacation rentals can be booked for as low as $240 per night. These inexpensive rentals must be booked as early as possible and may not be in the most desirable areas. 1-star hotels are more likely to be available, with rooms starting at around $44.

Even cheaper trips are possible depending on where you live and whether you can drive. Check the cheapest times to fly for more saving ideas.

Budget Solo Traveler

The lowest cost for one person to visit Mount Vernon for a week is $727-$2,777($104-$397 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $18 to $37 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $337 to $838 for economy

Lodging: $44 to $49 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $240 to $280 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Mount Vernon for a week is $1,190-$3,874($170-$553 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $36 to $74 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $674 to $1,676 for economy

Lodging: $44 to $49 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $240 to $280 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Mount Vernon for a week is $2,380-$7,076($340-$1,011 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $72 to $148 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,348 to $3,352 for economy

Lodging: $88 to $98 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $360 to $448 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is very possible to travel to Mount Vernon cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Mount Vernon Trip

There is no true ceiling on the cost of a luxury trip, so our estimates are based on what most people do in Mount Vernon.

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Mount Vernon for a week is $2,013-$8,003($288-$1,143 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $71 to $152 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $856 to $2,187 for first class

Lodging: $110 to $221 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $440 to $792 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Mount Vernon for a week is $3,366-$11,254($481-$1,608 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $142 to $304 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,712 to $4,374 for first class

Lodging: $110 to $221 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $440 to $792 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Mount Vernon for a week is $6,732-$20,132($962-$2,876 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $284 to $608 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $3,424 to $8,748 for first class

Lodging: $220 to $442 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $704 to $1,188 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Mount Vernon Hotel Prices

The cost of staying in Mount Vernon is slightly lower than the average city. On average hotels are less expensive than vacation rentals. Luxury vacation rentals are more expensive in Mount Vernon due to very high property costs. The graphs below show how much cost can vary depending on the type of experience you’re looking for.

Mount Vernon Lodging Cost by Star Status

The average price for the class of hotel is on the (y) axis. The hotel class (out of 5 stars) is on the (x) axis.

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Hotel Price

Prices are based on Mount Vernon hotel averages and may not reflect current prices. In some cases, we extrapolate prices to estimate costs, and hotels with your desired star rating may not be available.

Vacation Rental Prices

The percent of vacation rentals in the price range is on the left (y) axis. Price range is on the bottom (x) axis.

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Percent of rentals

While there are a few options for vacation rentals here, the selection is somewhat limited in Mount Vernon.

 

Flight Costs to Mount Vernon

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $1,035 average in late July to a low of $636 in mid to late September. Median flight price is $680. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Mount Vernon our data includes 697 originating airports, and 138 airlines. The area has more variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Mount Vernon from an airport like El Aroui International (NDR) in Nador (Morocco) for an average $7,317 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Owensboro Daviess County Regional (OWB) in Owensboro, KY (the United States) at an average of just $38.

 

Average Flight Cost by Season

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Worldwide Flight Prices

Average Flight Cost by Day of Week

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Return Day Prices

 

The cheapest day to fly in is typically Wednesday, and the cheapest day to fly back is usually Tuesday. Click here to see data for the cost of flights from your airport. In Mount Vernon, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $399, so you can easily save about 63% simply by using our free flight guides and booking in advance.

 

Daily Expenses Budget

Daily vacation expenses vary more based on what you’re interested in doing. A fine dining restaurant with drinks around Mount Vernon can easily cost $280 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $18 per person. Private tours can cost $552 per day, but self-guided tours to see the outdoor sights can be free. Costs vary wildly, so recommendations are made based on the cost of living and averages we see for this type of vacation.

 

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