A Day in Mansfield: Where Roots Run Deep and Wide

Mansfield is a place whose personality, present and future, cannot be separated from its past. To truly know this city, you must first get acquainted with its history because Mansfield’s roots run deep and wide....

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Local Restaurants Extend Outdoor Dining

This year has presented a lot of challenges to our local restaurants. Dining rooms were closed for months. Carry-out and/or delivery became necessary for survival. This year, outdoor dining options became more popular than ever. We are proud of how our local restaurants faced these challenges head-on. As some people are still wary of sitting down to an indoor meal at a public place, many diners are still choosing to sit outside rather than inside. As the weather gets colder, restaurants have made efforts to extend the outdoor dining season with patio heaters, fireplaces, and even igloos....

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A Day in Shiloh: the Rich Land in Richland County

In Richland County, you don’t have to go far to get away from city life. If you follow Route 13 North out of the city of Mansfield, you’ll quickly leave behind the trappings of urban and suburban living. With the city in your rearview mirror, the beautiful tapestry of fields, farmland, and rolling hills of Shiloh unfolds before you. Ahead is a region of bounty and slow country living. You’ll see horses and buggies, clothes hanging out on the line, and farm stands filled with the pick of the day....

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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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