Area Tourism Marketing has Award Winning Day!

Destination Mansfield – Richland County attended the Ohio Conference on Travel in West Chester, October 16-18. During the educational conference, local tourism marketing shined brightly with a total of eight awards for exceptional marketing, two for Destination Mansfield and six for Little Buckeye Children’s Museum....

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Cheers to History on Mansfield’s Wine & Ale Trail

Weaving through Mansfield and the surrounding area, the Wine & Ale Trail guides you to a mix of breweries, wineries and wine bars each dedicated to honoring local history. Raise a toast to grand architecture in a historic bank vault, taste tradition in an old-world brewery and pay homage to The Shawshank Redemption (filmed in Mansfield) with themed wines and ales....

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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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Destination Mansfield–Richland County Recognizes Tourism Excellence

Destination Mansfield – Richland County held its 2019 Annual Meeting on May 1, 2019, at the Mid-Ohio Conference Center. The event was presented by Alta Florist & Greenhouse and Avita Health System. From a major concert to a group of local museums, we congratulate the five honorees who were recognized for their contributions to Richland County’s tourism industry. And the Tourism Award of Excellence Winners for 2019 are…...

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Destination Mansfield – Richland County Wins Marketing Award

During the educational conference, Destination Mansfield – Richland County received a first-place marketing award called a RUBY in the statewide RUBY Awards competition. The recognition was for their Shawshank Trail Digital Marketing Campaign, which tells the first-hand story of a visiting couple experiencing the Shawshank Trail, featuring 15 filming sites from the movie The Shawshank Redemption....

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Mansfield is the Summer Getaway Your Kids are Gonna Love

For families seeking an unexpected summer destination, Mansfield offers an array of unforgettable family-friendly activities that can help break through any cabin fever. From learning about quirky inventions to dreaming up some of their own, kids will love the hands-on and out-of-the-ordinary offerings in Mansfield....

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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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