Stay near exciting things to do in Mansfield, Ohio

Discover why Mansfield is the “Racing Capital of Ohio” when you catch the action at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, less than eight miles from the Country Inn & Suites, Mansfield. Not a fan of top speeds? You can also learn more about local history at The Shawshank Trail or the impressive Oak Hill Cottage. If you’re looking for some outdoor things to do with the family, try biking the Richland B&O Trail or exploring the Kingwood Center Gardens. You can also shop, dine, and take in the magnificent Victorian architecture in Mansfield's Historic Carrousel District, less than five miles away.

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Kingwood Center Gardens

2.64 mi / 4.25 km from the hotel
Wander through 47 acres of lush gardens on the former estate of Charles Kelley King of the Ohio Brass Company. Don’t miss a tour of Kingwood Hall, his French provincial-style mansion that opened to the public in 1953. 

Ohio Bird Sanctuary

5.1 mi / 8.21 km from the hotel
Attend an educational program or explore the trails at this 90-acre non-profit preserve. For some up-close encounters with the aviary’s wildlife, grab a cup of mealworms to feed the birds you see during your walk.


4.83 mi / 7.77 km from the hotel
Life-size dioramas portray scenes from the Old Testament, the life of Christ, the journeys of the Apostle Paul, and church history at this wax museum.

Hidden Hilltop Alpaca Ranch

7.21 mi / 11.61 km from the hotel
Visit the friendly alpacas and purchase fleece products at this unique ranch.

Historic Carrousel District

4.19 mi / 6.74 km from the hotel
This picturesque downtown district features Victorian architecture and is home to specialty stores, antique shops, local restaurants, and quaint cafés.

Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course

7.32 mi / 11.79 km from the hotel
This nationally renowned road-racing circuit hosts motorsport races at all levels, including the Honda Indy 200 and AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days.

Oak Hill Cottage

3.9 mi / 6.28 km from the hotel
Tour this carefully restored Gothic Revival home, one of the only such houses in the US. Built in 1847, the Oak Hill Cottage is on the US National Register of Historic Places.

Richland B&O Trail

10.21 mi / 16.43 km from the hotel
Formerly part of the Baltimore & Ohio Railway, this path winds through scenic Richland County. Cycle, jog, skate, or stroll down the 18.3-mile paved trail.

Richland County Fairgrounds

1.17 mi / 1.88 km from the hotel
The fairgrounds host more than just the fair. Check the schedule to see what events are going on while you're in town.

Richland Mall

1.17 mi / 1.89 km from the hotel
Enjoy a day of browsing specialty shops and chains including JCPenney, American Eagle, and Journeys. Grab a pretzel or a cup of coffee if you need a pick-me-up.

The Shawshank Trail

4.19 mi / 6.74 km from the hotel
See the actual filming locations from the famous 1994 film The Shawshank Redemption, including the impressive 1910 Ohio State Reformatory.