Why We Love Fall Traditions!

Cool temperatures and the crunch of leaves underfoot. Pumpkins and apples baked into pies. Hayrides, corn mazes, and warm cider. When we just talk about fall, you can smell it, can’t you? We love our fall traditions here in Richland County because they remind us to slow down during the busyness of the back-to-school season. We all have memories of fall, and each year the season invites us to make new ones with family activities, delicious treats, and Halloween thrills....

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Why We Love Our Outdoor Dining

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 2020, outdoor dining has also become a comfort to people looking to eat out when they still aren’t ready to spend a long period of time indoors at a public place. So, whether that means eating at tables on the sidewalk, a patio, or on a deck with a view, we have a variety of outdoor dining options in Richland County....

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Why We Love Our Diners!

Affordable American comfort food and breakfast all day. Familiar faces and eating at the counter. Bottomless coffee and a slice of Americana. Diners are a staple of every community’s dining scene and every local has their personal favorite. We might be biased, but our diners hold a special place in our heart. Here’s why we love our local diners…...

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Clean is the New Green

Everyone used to talk about their “green” initiatives. Now we’re all talking about our “clean” initiatives. As the tourism industry opens, one segment at a time, our museums, attractions, restaurants, hotels, shops, and recreation options are armed with robust cleaning procedures and are getting ready for visitors and locals alike....

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Bring Richland County Restaurants and Live Music Home

Our “Dinner and a Show” social media campaign, which partners local restaurants with local musicians, brings you its next installment! Destination Mansfield will continue to feature local carry-out restaurants alongside local performing artists for virtual concerts. In the past, these artists performed at these locations live, but now they will be performing virtually via a live broadcast on the Destination Mansfield – Richland County Facebook Page....

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Richland County Restaurants Open for Take-out and Delivery

Looking to support local restaurants? Need a place to get prepared food during COVID-19? Here are the many restaurants we know of that are now offering take-out, curbside pick-up, and delivery. We will do our best to keep this list up to date, but things change fast during this crisis. Please make sure to check with the businesses for updates and follow all suggested CDC guidelines. ...

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Celebrate Galentine’s Day in Mansfield, Ohio

Galentine’s Day is the unofficial holiday dedicated to celebrating gal pals.  Usually celebrated on February 13th, Galentine’s Day was first created by the television character Leslie Knope of Parks and Recreation. Celebrating female friendship doesn’t have to be a made-up holiday! Grab your best girlfriends. Destination Mansfield- Richland County has planned a Galentine’s Day itinerary for you. Our itinerary includes brunch, exploring Downtown Mansfield, plenty of shopping, spots to play, and dinner. We have also included other options and alternatives, depending on the personalities of your girlfriends....

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10 Valentine’s Day Date Ideas in Richland County

Love is in the air! Valentine’s Day, February 14th, is quickly approaching. If you’re looking to treat a special someone to a fantastic experience, look no further. Richland County is full of fun eateries, wineries, and activities to explore with your sweetheart. Mix and match these ideas for the perfect night out!...

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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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