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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Historic Site
“Ohio State Reformatory – 9 min – for history or haunting, check out the tours. More info: mrps.org ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Cafe
“Relax It’s Just Coffee – 11 min – local coffee house with a great vibe. Also serving up tea, smoothies, and tasty treats from Blackbird Bakery (located inside). More info: RelaxItsJustCoffee.com ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Garden
“Kingwood Center Gardens – 7 min – 47 acres of beautiful flower gardens, fountains, and greenhouses. More info: KingwoodCenter.org”
  • 4 locals recommend
Theme Park Ride / Attraction
“Richland Carrousel Park – 11 min – Revisit your childhood and take a ride on one of the 52 beautifully hand-carved and painted carrousel figures. Take a stroll through the gift shop for a memento of the occasion. More info: RichlandCarrousel.com ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Theater
“Local productions and national acts grace the stage at Mansfield's historical theater. From opera to symphony to comedy - and everything in between.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bar
“Phoenix Brewing Company – 12 min – 16 taps of local brew and other options for the non-beer enthusiast. Live music on the weekends. More info: PhoenixBrewing.com ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Old Mansfield Reformatory where Shawshank Redemption was filed. Hosts live bands, tour of the old reformatory, other activities”
  • 2 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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  • 1 local recommends
Route
“This is the old Mansfield/Ohio State Reformatory that was used as the back drop in "Shawshank Redemption." The Reformatory has historical/movie tours and also overnight ghost stays. Very cool place!”
  • 1 local recommends
Taco Place
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  • 1 local recommends
Bar
  • 1 local recommends
Department Store
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“Normally stop here on the way to the cabin, because it is a half hour away so get what you need before arriving.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Bar
  • 1 local recommends
Point of Interest

Top restaurants

American Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends
Taco Place
  • 1 local recommends
Greek Restaurant
Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends
Deli / Bodega
Creperie
Bar
“Martini’s on Main – 11 min – A grown-up establishment offering unique cocktails and craft beers with a knowledgeable and attentive staff. Wine and a full bar also available. A small, but delicious variety of small plates. More info: MartinisBarMansfieldOh.com ”
  • 2 locals recommend

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