Centralia is the perfect place to stay while you are exploring Carlyle Lake as many of the city’s main attractions are within easy reach. Two destinations that should be on every visitor’s to-do list is the wonderful Bell Tower Park and the ever-popular Raccoon Lake Park. Also, be sure to check out Salem Fairgrounds and the William Jennings Bryan Boyhood Home and Museum.
If you love nature and wildlife, go and check out the nearby parks and reserves. These are great places to relax. Enjoy some of the tranquil urban spaces such as the Nashville Memorial Park in Nashville. The natural reserves such as the Hazlet State Park in Carlyle and the Spillway Recreation Area, allow visitors to see the animals and plants that exist in the region.
To experience this region’s leafier side, head for the greens at the Governors Run Golf Course in Carlyle.
Go to the King City Square Shopping Center in Mount Vernon to scratch that shopping itch.
Finding somewhere convenient to unpack your bags around the Centralia area is easy. Whether you’re staying for a night or a few weeks check out the Holiday Inn MOUNT VERNON, the Days Inn Mount Vernon, and the popular Super 8 Mount Vernon Il.