Summertime Stay-cations Right at Home in Mt. Vernon & Newark
June’s the month to git-up-and go! Hit the road for some highway hijinks and take a break to enjoy the sunny warm weather at these local attractions we know you’ll have a blast exploring.
- Catch the spirit with a cemetery tour. Research your family tree, brush up on your genealogy and visit the gravesite of the Wild Men of Borneo. Creep into the crypts and check in on Chief Sac-A-Manc’s ancient Indian mound.
- Open your imagination to the undiscovered worlds of lush beauty at the Children’s Garden. Spend a day with your children and enjoy musicals and theatrical performances at the open-air steel amphitheater plus check out the gorgeous half-acre garden displaying a hand-painted mural of the life of Johnny Appleseed.
- Journey back in time at the New Testament Stone Garden. Take a guided tour through stone arrangements illustrating biblical passages and discover their significance and references to the Bible.
- What do a fireman and a motorcycle mechanic know about decorating your home? “Git-up-and go” to Connell’s Furniture & Mattresses on Upper Gilchrist Road to find out! Take home souvenirs for your living room, dining room, bedroom, kids room, entertainment room and home office.
- Check out the World’s Largest Basket! Tour the birthplace of Longaberger Baskets and sail back in time to the 1950’s at Popeye’s Soda Shop.
- “I scream. You scream. We all scream for ice cream!” at Ye Olde Mill Velvet Ice Cream Factory. Indulge your sweet tooth on Velvet Ice Cream, watch its cool production and tour Ohio’s only ice cream museum.
- Birds of a feather flock together for nature lovers at Blackhand Gorge State Nature Preserve. Explore the 970 wooded acres primed for bird watching, hiking, biking, canoeing and visit the sacred Indian Territory where no man was to raise his hand in another.
- Cruise on over to Connell’s on North 21st Street across from the Grill to see for yourself how a grocery store was transformed into a gorgeous store chockfull of fab furniture at amazing prices!
The best reason to get-up-and-go to Newark and Mount Vernon is Connell’s Furniture and Mattresses! Everything at Connell’s is in stock and ready for immediate Dream Team Delivery for only $39.95 – and it’s all covered by Connell’s trademarked No Oops™ guarantee! If you don’t like your new furniture for any reason, Connell’s will take it back – no questions asked!