Shop Ohio’s Longest Yard Sale

Each August, the Buy-Way Yard Sale (August 8-10) takes place for one weekend along the historic Lincoln Highway, which passes through north central Ohio. Over 1,000 sellers line the areas along the byway with their wares, and travelers can stop to explore each sale. Nearby businesses also offer special sales for Buy-Way shoppers....

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A Day in Ontario: The Retail and Restaurant Hub of Richland County

While Ontario may be the retail and restaurant hub of Richland County, the community is more than just shopping and dining. Ontario doesn’t have a quintessential Main Street or a typical downtown area, but its people are community-minded, and community in Ontario happens at the park....

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11 Places to Eat & Drink Outside This Summer!

Patio season is here, and we couldn’t be more excited! Why do we love patios so much? It’s hard not to love beautiful weather, dog-friendly dining, and the live music that comes with eating outdoors. So, whether that means eating at tables on the sidewalk, a patio, or on a deck with a view, we have your guide to 11 places to eat and drink “al fresco” in Richland County to add to your summer bucket list....

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Meet the Owners: Rick & Carol Taylor of Hudson & Essex

Downtown Mansfield just gained a premier food and wine destination in the historic Carrousel District.  Part fine dining establishment, part winery and wine bar, and part gourmet deli, the multi-level complex of Hudson & Essex has finally opened its doors! Owners Rick and Carol Taylor have come a long way since we profiled them as owners of the cozy Cypress Hill Winery. ...

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Your 2019 Guide to Race Season in Richland County

Whether you have the need for speed or a passion for vintage motorcycles, Mansfield is a motorsports haven with an event just for you. With a 2.25-mile, 13-turn road course at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course and an old-school 4/10 premier dirt track at Mansfield Motor Speedway, this area offers two track experiences in one destination....

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Mansfield Area Sites Included in New Ohio.org Road Trips

Just in time for spring and summer travel planning, TourismOhio just launched RoadTrips.Ohio.org to help travelers find their perfect Ohio road trips. The Ohio State Reformatory and Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course were selected by TourismOhio as stops on the “Rock, Ride and Explore” and “Winning Drive” trips respectively. We are thrilled to have sites from our area included in Ohio’s new road trips campaign. Road trips provide a fun and accessible way for travelers to explore a new place or rediscover a place where they have already been. ...

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Celebrate the Great Outdoors with 2019 Mohican Wildlife Weekend

Want to experience the habitats of birds and bats, learn about fly-fishing, and hike in the great outdoors? Then you’re bound to enjoy the 18th Annual Mohican Wildlife Weekend, April 26-28th, 2019. This weekend-long event is a celebration of wildlife habitat, heritage, and natural history. Twelve program sites across Richland and Ashland Counties will offer workshops and demonstrations to interest beginners and experienced naturalists alike. It’s sure to be a fun and educational weekend for both families and nature lovers of all ages....

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We Bet You Don’t Know…

Whether you’re a history buff or a trivia lover, fun facts about cask ales, world records, and secret caverns are just the start of the fascinating information available about Mansfield and Richland County. The Shawshank Redemption filming sites, motorsports, and a haunted prison frequently bring travelers to the area, but there’s so much more to explore while you’re here. Whether we’re your destination or a detour on your journey, we want to share some little-known facts to inspire your next stop in Richland County....

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Save on a Weekend of Family Fun with the Family Discount Deal

When it comes to traveling with your kids, we know you need to make the most out of your time and your budget. With kid-pleasing eats and family-friendly hotels, your family will love a weekend away in Richland County. Now you can stretch your vacation budget even further and save over 25% on admission to four family attractions. From May to September, you can purchase the Family Discount Deal: a weekend’s worth of fun for only $49....

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State Route 95 Bridge Replacement Project Detour

The State Route 95 Bridge Replacement Project has an estimated start date of June 3, 2019, and an estimated end date of August 30, 2019. Signs will be posted weeks in advance warning motorists that the road will be closed with the official date of the closure and the number of days the closure will last. This detour may affect travel to the following destinations. Please check your route for closings and make plans accordingly....

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