History & Tourism

Richland County Is Ready For 2020: Here Are Some Can’t Miss Events

4 Jan , 2020  

The 2020 calendar is filling up fast! Here are 7 events that are happening in our community in just the first half of the year. Make sure not to miss these cool local opportunities! 1 – Ski Carnival: February 22-23 The 59th Annual Ski Carnival at Snow Trails is an epic weekend of winter fun, spectating, racing, brats and beer – an annual tradition since the very first season at Snow Trails! Read More

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Locally Crafted New Year’s Resolutions

31 Dec , 2019  

Okay, Richland County – Wednesday does not just mark the beginning of a new year, but also a new decade. Sure, you could focus on goals to lose weight, exercise more, eat better…we won’t argue with whatever targets you want to set for yourself. But we’ve come up with a list of 5 resolutions that are just for our community – see how many you can tackle in 2020: Read More

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History & Tourism

Chilly January Fun In Richland County

22 Dec , 2019  

The new year is just around the corner, and it’s the perfect time to try a new experience or just get out of the house for some winter fun. The folks at Destination Mansfield – Richland County have rounded up their list of the best ways to spend your day come January: Read More

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History & Tourism

New Brochure One Piece Of A New Strategy

14 Dec , 2019  

In 2019, Destination Mansfield – Richland County and the area’s local Wine & Ale Trail locations expanded the original trail, both to create more regional appeal and to get more eyes on each stop. In addition to the seven Richland County sites, two new partners in contiguous counties were added. The new sites joined 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. You can read more about those new stops here. Now Destination Mansfield – Richland County has created a Wine & Ale Trail brochure that showcases all the locations on the Trail, and a bit about the history that surrounds many of them, in order to get the word out. Read More

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History & Tourism

Richland County’s 2019 Tourism Success Shared

8 Dec , 2019  

Though the year is not quite over, the local tourism bureau Destination Mansfield has analyzed the value of the tourism dollars spent in Richland County this year, and the numbers are very exciting for our local economy. Destination Mansfield - Richland County recently reported that, led by the Shawshank 25 Anniversary weekend, Inkcarceration, Studebaker Drivers Club International Meet and the National Auto Sport Association (NASA) National Championships, close to 100,000 visitors from 43 states and at least 6 countries came to Richland County. In all, events generated nearly $10 Million in spending. Read More

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Home For The Holidays: Your Guide To December Events In Richland County

29 Nov , 2019  

One way to prepare for the December holidays is to pull out your calendar and add all the events that you want to attend, so that you can organize your time around those events and make sure not to miss anything important. To that end, here’s Destination Mansfield’s list of December happenings: Let’s cross Christmas shopping off your list! Read More

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Skip The Cooking and Eat Out On Thanksgiving Close To Home

24 Nov , 2019  

So much goes into the preparation of a Thanksgiving meal, and so many dishes need to be washed after the meal is over. If you are looking to skip the hassle and stress, our friends at Destination Mansfield - Richland County have compiled a list of local restaurants, caterers, and even food trucks that are opening their doors and kitchens to provide a delicious holiday meal without the cleanup. Read More

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Destination Mansfield – Richland County Receives Statewide Recognition

19 Nov , 2019  

Shawshank promotions have been honored again at a statewide competition. The Ohio Association of Convention & Visitors Bureaus (OACVB) held its 22nd Annual Awards of Excellence and President’s Luncheon in Gahanna on Thursday, November 14.  At the luncheon, STAR Awards (“State Tourism Achievement Recognition”) were presented for destination marketing and tourism development efforts. Destination Mansfield – Richland County was presented with STAR awards for their Shawshank Marketing Campaign, ShawshankTrail.com website, and a 2nd place award for the Shawshank Digital Marketing Campaign. Read More

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November Calendar: A Few Frights Left Before the Holidays Set In

31 Oct , 2019  

Our friends at Destination Mansfield - Richland County have assembled a list of November events, designed to start getting you in the holiday spirit. Musicals, concerts, candlelight holiday tours, and even the Polar Xpress are on their way! Read More

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History & Tourism

Raining RUBYs For Richland

19 Oct , 2019  

Representatives from Destination Mansfield – Richland County and Little Buckeye Children’s Museum attended the Ohio Conference on Travel in West Chester, October 16-18. They joined other travel industry leaders to discuss travel trends and opportunities, as well as to hear from national experts. During the educational conference, local tourism marketing shined brightly with awards received by both local groups. Read More

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Family, Free, And For Moms And Dads Fall Fun

17 Oct , 2019  

In case you haven’t already made your fall bucket list, Destination Mansfield is here to help! There is so much going on in our area and they don’t want you to miss out! Here is their list of 25 things to do this fall in Richland County including activities for your family, for free, and even for when you want to leave the little ones with a babysitter. Read More

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More Than Spooky: A Richland October That Has Something For Everyone

29 Sep , 2019  

Although the weather might suggest otherwise, fall is here and the month of October is right around the corner. As always, October in Richland County offers something for everyone. Grab your coffee or hot apple cider, and make your plans to attend as many events as you can squeeze in. From our friends at Destination Mansfield - Richland County, here’s a rundown of festivals, fall fun, frights and more October events. Read More

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History & Tourism

Richland Restaurants Cater To Dietary Restrictions And Nutrition Choices

24 Sep , 2019  

Destination Mansfield is working to promote restaurants and eateries that cater to those with dietary restrictions. According to their research, an estimated 1 in 10 American adults having food allergies or intolerances. Many of the local favorites, like City Grille & Bar, work with those coming in to dine by helping revise the menu options to accommodate anyone’s needs. Other restaurants, like Hudson & Essex, offer special menu items readily available for anyone to order. Read More

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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. Read More

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