Special Holiday Hours for Featured Attractions

It’s that time of year where everything gets a little more chaotic, but it’s also the time to slow down and spend some quality time with family and friends. If you’re planning on visiting some of these popular attractions, please make note of their limited holiday hours and plan accordingly....

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October Happenings and Events

Fall is here, and the cooler weather and changing leaves make this the perfect time of year to wander outdoors. Those hazy summer days are gone, so make time to explore the many hiking and bridle trails that line the county’s diverse terrain. Grab your bike and roll along the gentle hills of the B&O Trail. Whether on wheels or on foot, you’ll love the 18.4 miles of paved trail on the railroad bed of the former Baltimore & Ohio Railway. Grab your friends, family, and pets and head out to Malabar Farm State Park for their Fall Hike for Health (Oct 20). More fall activities for both families and fear fanatics are added all the time, so make sure to follow the Destination Mansfield – Richland County calendar for all the upcoming fall fun, live music, and haunted happenings!...

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Ohio State Reformatory Announces New Fall Hours

Shawshank fans can rejoice, the Ohio State Reformatory will remain open for abbreviated tours September 4 through September 27. For 7 days a week from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Take a self-guided tour of the “Haunted Halls of OSR” for the special price of $6! Come visit the historic Ohio State Reformatory and see…

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New Ghost Hunter classes help travelers immerse themselves in Mansfield’s creepiest haunted venues

Known as the Haunted Capital, Mansfield, Ohio offers a range of frightful experiences that let visitors immerse themselves into some of the creepiest spots in the Midwest, including the Ohio State Reformatory. Featuring sites that have been featured on Travel Channel’s “Ghost Adventures,” SyFy’s “Ghost Hunters” and Biography’s “My Ghost Story,” tens of thousands of…

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April Happenings

April brings the promise of warmer weather and Spring fun! Explore the great outdoors during Mohican Wildlife Weekend. Open your race season at Mansfield Motor Speedway. Celebrate Passover with a dinner theater at BibleWalk. See the Destination Mansfield – Richland County calendar for more great ideas!...

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Shawshank Experience Provides Educational Opportunities

The influence of Shawshank does not stop at monetary value. The book, the film, the trail and the history of the area provide ample learning opportunities for anyone willing to start the journey. The scope of the Shawshank experience covers diverse ground, from literary and film analysis, to its historical and cultural impacts. ...

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Ohio State Reformatory releases 2017 Ghost Hunt, Ghost Walk dates

The infamous Ohio State Reformatory in Mansfield, Ohio has announced dates for its 2017 Ghost Hunts® and Ghost Walks®. The popular overnight Ghost Hunts were named one of the Travel Channel’s “101 Things to do before you die.” These unusual nocturnal experiences are a hit with anyone interested in paranormal activity — or travelers simply seeking a truly unusual getaway....

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Richland Is Home For The Holidays Gift Giveaway

Richland Is Home For The Holidays and we want to share all of our local locations and traditions with visitors and guests. Please share your memories for a chance to receive our Richland Is Home For The Holiday Gift Box....

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