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Sweets & Shopping

Satisfy your sweet tooth and your shopping urge in this two in one itinerary. Taste delicious bakery items and espresso drinks, and shop from local boutiques.

Farmhouse Bakery & Café

1812 Broadway St., Mt. Vernon, IL 62864
(618) 816-4001

Owned by local Mennonites, you can watch workers bake giant homemade cinnamon rolls and donuts from scratch through the kitchen window. As soon as you walk in the door, you’ll be delighted with smells of fresh breads, pastries, and sweets. Indulge in creamy pies, cobbler, homemade bread, giant cookies, fluffy muffins, turnovers, cheesecake, crème horns, fudge, and more. If you’re hungry for more, dine on home cooked breakfast, lunch, or dinner. This is one bakery experience you won’t forget!

Boutique Shopping Mt. Vernon currently has several locally owned boutiques selling women’s and children’s clothing and accessories. All three can easily be checked out in a day and often you’ll find sales on unique items!

Daydream Boutique

236 S. 9th St, Mt Vernon, IL 62864
(618) 316-7309

Located farther south on 9th St, Daydream Boutique is filled with items that may not be your everyday boutique products. Besides carrying a broad variety of women’s clothing, you’ll find candles, jewelry, shoes, makeup, purses, unique gift items, and even paint! Some of Daydream Boutique’s best-selling items include lipstick, sparkle tennis shoes, and jeans.


Laced n Grace

1714 Broadway St., Mt. Vernon, IL 62864
(618) 315-6789

Laced n Grace is a beautiful boys and girls children’s boutique selling clothes, hair bows, teethers, onesies, bibs, and other accessories. They also sell a wide variety women’s clothing and accessories, as well, including graphic tees, shoes, dresses, beanies, and more.

Lisa’s Unique Boutique
(618) 231-2987

A boutique on wheels, you can find this mobile clothing store in and around Mt. Vernon almost any day of the week! Shop chic women’s clothing, shoes, jewelry, accessories, purses, hats, and more. You can find Lisa’s Unique Boutique in and around Mt. Vernon almost every day of the week. Something for all styles!

Painted Cowgirl Market

18088 N Old Salem Rd, Mt Vernon, IL 62864
(918) 906-4551

The Painted Cowgirl Market is a vendor market offering a wide variety of handmade, repurposed, retail, thrift, and direct sale items from local vendors. They also host chalk couture painting and basket classes for groups and hold special events. Bring the girls and shop from clothes, furniture, home décor, kitchen accessories, jewelry, and antiques.