All About Richland

Take A Hike: No Matter Your Experience Level, A Great One Awaits

10 Sep , 2019  

Get in touch with nature before summer ends or plan a hike as the leaves start to change! Take advantage of the warm weather and explore all the beautiful, can’t-miss scenery the area has to offer. Spending time in nature has been proven to improve mental focus, lower stress levels, increase creativity, and even boost the immune system. Whether you want to take a stroll on a park path, trek through the woods, or just explore the local flora and fauna, we’ve got all your must-hike trails right here. More…

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History & Tourism

Winery & Restaurant Brewery Join Wine & Ale Trail

4 Sep , 2019  

The popular Wine & Ale Trail that winds through the Mansfield area recently added two new locations to create a more regional appeal to the existing trail. The addition of Uniontown Brewing Co. in Ashland, Ohio and Fox Winery in Galion brings the total number of stops on this local trail to nine! They join a collection of partners whose passion for craft and connection to history bring people from near and far to sip and savor their way through the trail. More…

History & Tourism

Sounds Like A Spectacular September!

28 Aug , 2019  

From the great folks at: Destination Mansfield – Richland County: September signifies the start of fall, but here in Richland County, September also brings various activities to fill your autumn calendar.

From the Oktoberfest at The Phoenix Brewing Co. to the Malabar Farm Barn Dance, there are happenings for all ages. Enjoy the crisp air with this month’s festivals and fairs or experience the fine arts Richland County has to offer. More…

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History & Tourism

Indulge In Shawshank Treats To Celebrate The Summer

13 Aug , 2019  

With the Shawshank 25th Anniversary Celebration approaching, local businesses are getting creative with ways to make this event a county-wide celebration.

Just for fans of the Shawshank Redemption, The Chill Ice Cream Parlor has created two special sundaes to mark the occasion: the “Rock Hammer” and “Red Reese’s Redemption” sundaes. The first frozen treat is a play on rocky road. The “Rock Hammer” Sundae has Toft’s Caveman Chocolate ice cream topped with marshmallow, pecan pieces, and mini marshmallows. More…

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History & Tourism

Time For An Awesome August

1 Aug , 2019  

As summer vacation draws to a close, August provides plenty of opportunities for your last month before school is back in session. Enjoy live concerts and music festivals, the Lincoln Highway Buy-Way Yard Sale, NASCAR, and the 25th Anniversary of “The Shawshank Redemption.”

It may be your last chance to enjoy the outdoors before autumn weather sets in, but luckily, August is the month of outdoor festivals, including two annual music festivals. More…

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History & Tourism

The Heart Of Summer In The Heart Of Ohio: A Richland County July

1 Jul , 2019  

As summer ramps up and temperatures rise, can’t-miss events around Richland County emerge. The opportunities are diverse: music lovers, car buffs, and art aficionados alike will be pleased by the area’s many offerings, including the Inkcarceration Music and Tattoo Festival, the Honda Indy 200, and the 35th Annual Great Mohican Pow-Wow.

July is the month for music in Richland County, with opportunities nearly every night to enjoy live concerts and local musicians. Perhaps the most famous is the Inkcarceration Music and Tattoo Festival (July 12-14) at the Ohio State Reformatory. More…

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All About Richland

Your Guide To A Richland Fourth

26 Jun , 2019  

As the Fourth of July approaches, symbolizing the midpoint of summer for many, you may be looking for family-friendly activities to celebrate the holiday. Luckily, festivities abound in the Richland County area. Whether you’re looking for fireworks, parades, or festive car shows, you’re sure to find something that’s fun for everyone. More…

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History & Tourism

Dining And Sipping Al Fresco Across The County

16 Jun , 2019  

There’s something special about dining outside; it changes the whole atmosphere of the meal. Al Fresco dining also has the power to change the atmosphere of our public spaces by giving them a feeling of security and inclusion. In fact, it is part of the overall goal of the Mansfield Rising Plan to create an accessible and welcoming environment for current and potential residents and visitors. More…

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History & Tourism

Celebrate A Jumpin’ June Across The County

3 Jun , 2019  

As June has arrived, we welcome sunshine, warm weather, and summer vacation! Whether you’re visiting Mansfield or opting for a relaxing staycation, there are plenty of events to fill your schedules, like a paranormal women’s retreat, a Bluegrass Americana Music Festival, motorsports events, and the annual Miss Ohio Pageant. More…

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History & Tourism

Destination Mansfield–Richland County Recognizes Tourism Excellence

15 May , 2019  

Destination Mansfield – Richland County held its 2019 Annual Meeting earlier this month at the Mid-Ohio Conference Center. The event was presented by Alta Florist & Greenhouse and Avita Health System.

Attendees learned how the Destination Marketing Organization (DMO) for the county will continue to expand the local economy as well as raise the positive profile of Mansfield and the Richland County area on a local, state, national and even international level. TourismOhio Chief, Matthew MacLaren (who was a special guest) updated the gathering about the state’s tourism marketing efforts. This includes the new TourismOhio microsite roadtrips.ohio.org, which features two attractions of our own: The Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course and The Ohio State Reformatory. Other local spots are included as suggested places to stay, eat, and explore. More…

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History & Tourism

It’s Time For Magnificent May!

5 May , 2019  

There’s something about May in this part of Ohio. It’s the month of springtime, flowers, rainstorms, and best of all, warm temperatures without the summer mugginess! This month’s calendar will be packed for sure, but the area is opening the month with a bang. Here are the major events happening the first weekend in May. There’s something for everyone, but how will you choose? We sure don’t know how! More…

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History & Tourism

Starting A Richland County Airbnb? Here’s What You Need To Know

28 Apr , 2019  

Destination Mansfield – Richland County has shared information about new updates which impact those in the county who provide overnight lodging to paying guests. As this information is important, it is shared below in its entirety as posted by the organization. More…

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History & Tourism

Local Sites Featured In New Ohio Road Trip Collection

22 Apr , 2019  

Just in time for spring and summer travel planning, TourismOhio just launched RoadTrips.Ohio.org to help travelers find their perfect Ohio road trips. The 10 road trips are based on themes with some routes highlighting major celebrations including the Lunar Landing fiftieth anniversary and the Cincinnati Reds’ one hundred fiftieth year. Other road trips provide adventures in family fun, cuisine, thriving cities, romance, outdoors, arts & culture and more. More…

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History & Tourism

It’s Time For An Awesome April!

2 Apr , 2019  

From our friends at Destination Mansfield:

The clocks have sprung forward and we have more and more sunlight to enjoy each day. The April calendar is filling up with lots of events to get you out of the house and into those warming temps. End your winter hibernation with outdoor festivals, special art exhibits, book talks, and featured performances that are sure to be worth your time. More…

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