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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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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So What’s Cool And Unusual To Visit Around Here?

25 Jan , 2019  

These days, folks on the lookout for something out of the ordinary sometimes turn to a unique type of atlas. Unlike the usual road maps found at gas stations and the magazine section of your local store, this type of guide shares information about different and off-the-beaten-track places and how to find them.

It’s called the Atlas Obscura, and it includes both an online presence as well as a new line of travel guides available at your favorite bookstore. More…

History & Tourism

Have A Great Spring Day Close To Home

11 Apr , 2018  

Our friends at Destination Mansfield–Richland County have identified numerous ways for locals and visitors alike to share a great spring day in north central Ohio:

Spring is back and Richland County blooms with great ways to get outside. Whether you just want to be outside and explore nature or prefer to be more active, we are sure you’ll find something fun to do. More…

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February Is For Fun, Food, And Valentines

8 Feb , 2017  

Hearts, candy, romance, and snow are all in the air for February.  Whether you’re looking for a romantic night out, an outdoor adventure for the whole family, or a day in the snow, Destination Mansfield – Richland County has the place to find it all. Plan that special outing or purchase event tickets to make the perfect Valentine’s Day gift.

Theatre lovers might opt for the gift of tickets. The Mansfield Playhouse presents the play “Men are Dogs” in late February and early March. For a little romance, The Mansfield Symphony swings with this tribute to the greatest Big Band music of all time in MSO Pops: When Swing was King, also featuring the NEOS Dance Theater, at the Renaissance Theatre (Feb.18). More…


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Welcome To Destination Mansfield – Richland County

29 Jan , 2017  

Change is in the air as 2017 begins, and a new logo and other updates which recently appeared on the website of the award-winning local convention and visitors bureau signals a new day for marketing area tourism assets.

For over a year, planning has been underway to package those efforts under a new name. Gone online is the name “Mansfield/Richland County Convention and Visitors Bureau,” and in its place is the new “Destination Mansfield – Richland County.” More…

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January-February Heart Of Ohio Magazine Features Area Stories

5 Jan , 2017  

The September October 2016 edition of Heart of Ohio magazine contains a number of stories showcasing our community and its residents. Each can be read on the online version of Heart of Ohio, freely accessible at this link.

Articles this issue with local connections include the following: More…

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A Different Kind Of Visitor

27 Nov , 2016  

Usually, stories of visitors to Mansfield and Richland County center on local attractions, shopping, and the like. The Mansfield/Richland County Convention and Visitors Bureau is an award-winning marketing effort that connects those who come to north central Ohio with our strong tourism assets.

That shared, there are other types of visitors who come and spend time and money here. One of those are seekers after family history information. More…


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Small Business Saturday Encourages Richland Countians To Shop Small

22 Nov , 2016  

The last decade has seen the growth of retail shopping holidays which fall shortly after Thanksgiving. For big box retailers, Black Friday has become a cultural phenomenon, and for online shopping, Cyber Monday has grown exponentially.

The vast majority of American retailing, however, takes place in its hundreds of thousands of smaller retail institutions. With the rise of Small Business Saturday, this important part of our economy gets its due. More…

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Mansfield Richland CVB Wins Award

1 Oct , 2016  

The Ohio Association of Convention & Visitors Bureaus (OACVB) held its 19th Annual Awards of Excellence Luncheon in Lancaster, Ohio on Thursday, September 22, 2016. MIDDY Awards are presented for Destination Marketing and Tourism development.

The Mansfield/Richland County Convention & Visitors Bureau’s ShawshankTrail.com, won second place in the Website Category. “We were very happy to have been recognized for the work done on the new Shawshank Trail website,” stated Bureau President, Lee Tasseff. “It is the 20th award we have earned since 2012.” More…