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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Tee Up a New Activity: Disc Golf Takes Off Across the US

We’re all looking for something to get us out of the house these days. If you’re looking for a physical activity that involves time outside and a bit of skill and competition, visit a Richland County Disc Golf Course. Disc Golf has been growing in popularity throughout the United States. It’s a great lifetime sport and the perfect healthy activity for the whole family! It’s easy to learn and accessible to all ages....

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August Happenings and Events

No matter what back-to-school will look like for your family, there is still plenty of socially-distanced summer fun to be had in Richland County. Watch as racing returns to Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, enjoy drive-in entertainment with the Renaissance Theatre’s Backlot Series, shop Ohio’s longest yard sale with the Lincoln Highway BUY-WAY Yard Sale, explore historic mansions, and more....

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July Happenings and Events

Summer is here, and while our summers may be looking a little different this year, there are events for everyone’s comfort level on our calendar. Thousands and thousands of visitors make road trips to our area each year, but many visitors are staying close to home this year. This could be the best summer to explore like a visitor in your own backyard since our attractions, restaurants, and stores need local support more than ever. These events are a great way to fill your summer with fun and help our local businesses thrive again....

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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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A Day in Lexington: A Growing Community of Families

Founded in 1812, Lexington has been known locally as “A Growing Community of Families” for a long time. A great place to raise a family; the Lexington Local School District is rated highly year after year and the village is ranked the 15th safest community in the US in the category of under 5,000 residents. What started out as a bedroom community, has grown out of that classification with the addition of businesses large and small. Lexington Mayor, Brian White says of the village: “We’re still a Community of Families, but it’s not just about us.” The Lexington community sees themselves as part of the diverse tapestry of communities across Richland County. “We have to work together to move Richland County Forward.”...

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