Merced CA Solid Wood Furniture - American Made Home & Office Furniture
Established in 1872, Merced has long been one of the top agricultural producing communities in California. Located by three highways and two railroads makes Merced a prime location to not only produce crops, but to transport them as well. Agriculture may still be the backbone of this city of more than 80,000 people, but technology and research are becoming much more prevalent through the newest addition to the University of California school system; U.C. Merced. Take a look below for some of the great things to see and do around Merced.
Opened in 2005, UC Merced is the first American research university of the 21st century and the 10th in the University of California system. Research includes stem cells, artificial intelligence, and renewable energy. They offer family and group tours that take around an hour or you can download the audio file from iTunes and take a self-guided tour!
History buffs won’t want to miss a visit to the Merced Courthouse Museum. This three story courthouse is one of California’s oldest buildings (built in 1875) and its 8500 square feet has been converted into a museum to showcase Merced County history. Added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1975, it was described in its nomination as “the best example of the Italian Renaissance revival remaining between Sacramento and Los Angelis.”
Applegate Park is the family destination in Merced. Located along Bear Creek Bikeway, the sprawling 32 acres play host to an outdoor theatre, picnic tables, bbq grills, volleyball nets, tennis/basketball courts, a skate park, playground, rose garden, Kiddieland Amusement Park, and Applegate Zoo. In the summertime, you can enjoy live concerts and plays like ShakespearFest.
Educating and entertaining the Merced area since 1981 is Castle Air Museum, one of the largest aviation museums on the West Coast. You military and aircraft enthusiasts will love their collection of over 50 vintage, fully restored, military aircraft. The indoor museum is home to wartime memorabilia like aircraft engines, military uniforms, photos, and personal artifacts.
If you’re looking to experience the breathtaking beauty of nature with the family, just an hour and a half drive on CA-140E will land you in a “crown jewel” of Americas National Park System; Yosemite National Park. At almost 1200 square miles, this historic and beautiful park offers many points of interest like Half Dome, vertical climbing paths at El Capitan, and enormous thousand year old sequoia trees in Mariposa Grove. Each destination offers a different perspective and, collectively, tell the true beauty and history of Yosemite.
Stuart David Home Furnishings - Quality Rustic Wooden Furniture Merced California
Head north on CA-99 for half an hour and you can experience the 25,000 square foot factory showroom of Stuart David Home Furnishings. In business for 54 years, Stuart David is the only solid wood manufacturer (NO PARTICLE BOARD) in California who offers custom options like size, style, configuration, wood, finish, and hardware for your home or office furniture. Desk systems, entertainment centers, sofa tables, bookcases, curios, bedroom sets, wall-beds (Murphy Beds) and many more are handmade right here in Ceres. You can also find other American made brands at Stuart David like Omnia, Rowe, Hancock & Moore, and others; giving you the variety and information you need to choose your fine furniture with confidence.
Merced Furniture Manufacturer Specialize in Solid Wood Bedroom, Living Room & Dining Furniture
When you purchase Stuart David furniture, you are also supporting good business practices. We source our wood and materials from sustainable American forests, operate a modern recycling system, and use environmentally-friendly wood finishes. We also follow all of California’s strict environmental standards, so you can rest assured that your new furniture is safe for your home as well as better for the environment.