January 28 is National Plan For Vacation Day

National Plan For Vacation Day is January 28, 2020 when Americans are encouraged to plan their vacation days. According to the US Travel Association, 768 Million vacation days went unused last year and 55% of Americans left vacation time on the table in 2018 and we think that’s just sad. If you plan your vacation days, you’re more likely to use them, so don’t let that paid time off go to waste. Sit down with your calendar and let’s plan a trip to Mansfield and Richland County, Ohio!...

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Buck ID Friendly Businesses and Attractions in Richland County

The Ohio State University at Mansfield has partnered with several area businesses in Richland County. A student’s Buck ID serves as a discount card if presented at these locations. College is pricey but shopping local is not! Our community welcomes students and encourages exploration of your new home away from home....

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Save the Date for these 25 Events in 2020

Yes, it’s still 2019, but that doesn’t mean we can’t get excited about everything happening in 2020! The calendar is filling up fast, so if you’re looking for a reason to come visit Mansfield and see what we’re all about, here are 25! We have festivals and events for car and motorsports enthusiasts, vintage pickers, snow bunnies, history buffs, scare-enthusiasts, hard-rockers, runners, and more....

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Where to Spend New Year’s Eve in Richland County

The New Year brings hope and excitement for all that is to come. But first, we must kiss 2019 goodbye!  If you are looking to celebrate locally, Destination Mansfield has created a list of places to spend your New Year’s Eve.  Our local favorites are looking forward to welcoming 2020 with you. How will you be ringing in the new year? ...

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11 Things for College Students to do Over Winter Break

Finally, the semester is over. For college students, this can mean less stress, but also more free time. Celebrate the end of finals with this list of fun activities to do in Richland County! If you are home for the holidays and looking for some winter fun, read about the interesting attractions Mansfield has to offer....

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Wine & Ale Trail Draws Attention to Area

In addition to a NEW Wine & Ale Trail brochure that showcases all locations, there was an investment in getting the word out about the trail, the locations, and the history that surrounds many of our sites. Wine & Ale seekers not only can enjoy local wines and brews on our trail, but they can immerse themselves in real local history in a century-old mortuary, a vintage bank vault, a blueberry plantation, and an old-world cask ale brewery to mention a few. As the brochure says “Cheers to History.”...

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Mansfield Had A Great 2019 Travel Season!

Mansfield Had A Great Travel Season! 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. ...

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