Local Area Attractions Near Shelby / Mansfield KOA Resort
Why Go Camping near Shelby/Mansfield, Ohio?
When you want to find fun campgrounds near Mansfield, Ohio, Shelby/Mansfield KOA Resort is the perfect place to stay. Located north of Shelby, the campsite has excellent proximity to many local area attractions. Shelby, Ohio is a 30-minute drive from Mansfield and provides a great rural feel for when you want to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city to enjoy the great outdoors.
Fun Local Activities and Events
Camping in Shelby puts you in a great position to check out the various activities and attractions in and around the city. Stay in town to browse the departments at Glen's Surplus Sales or, as the locals call it, "The Shelby Mall." You will discover items ranging from clothing and housewares to used military vehicles. If you want to spend more time outdoors, you also could visit the many parks around the city, like Seltzer Park or Veteran's Park.
Many campers travel to Mansfield to try delicious foods, like sweet treats from Buckeye Bakery or authentic Greek food from Athena Greek Restaurant. Mansfield also has many fun and interesting attractions, such as the Historic Ohio State Reformatory and the Kingwood Center Gardens. Is there a movie buff in your group? You can walk in the footsteps of characters Red and Andy from "The Shawshank Redemption" on The Shawshank Trail, a tour of the 15 filming sites around Mansfield.
If you enjoy thrills, you could visit Cedar Point to check out the roller coasters and rides. Shelby / Mansfield KOA Resort is just an hour or so away, making it an excellent location for camping near Cedar Point without being caught in the busyness of the amusement park.
Shelby Is the Perfect Area for Luxury Camping
After exploring the local area attractions and events, you can settle in for the night at Shelby / Mansfield KOA Resort. Being just 70 miles from Columbus, Cleveland and Toledo, Ohio, we are a great location for camping and have a great balance between activities/events to stay busy and ample opportunities to relax. When you stay with us, you can experience glamping and luxury camping by staying in one of our Deluxe Cabins or parking at one of our RV Sites with full hookups. We also provide unique amenities to make your stay more enjoyable and relaxing.
Our campground is ideal for when you want to stay in a less populated area but still have access to popular attractions.
Learn About More Attractions and Events Near Shelby
Check out the other fun activities and places near Shelby and Mansfield when visiting Shelby / Mansfield KOA Resort for a weekend getaway or an extended vacation. To ensure you have a place to stay, reserve your RV Site or lodging today! Call 888-562-5607 or fill out our online form to get started.
Mansfield Fire Museum
A museum of fire fighting history from the bucket brigade through internal combustion powered fire engines. Includes reproductions of a turn-of-the-century fire station and a part of Main Street in downtown Mansfield featuring the famous Coney Island. Picture shows a 1900 American Metropolitan Steam Fire Engine (4th size). Hours: Mid-May though Mid-October, Sat & Sun 1-4pm. Other tour times by appointment. The museum offers free admission and assorted souvenirs for adults and children. .http://www.themansfieldfiremuseum.com/
1265 West 4th St
Mansfield, OH 44906
People throughout the entire world know about Cedar Point . It's the number-one rated amusement park on the planet. This year Cedar Point will debut "Windseeker", a 30-story-tall swing ride. Windseeker will tower above everything around its location on the beach, rising almost as high as the Millennium Force roller coaster's giant first hill. The new WindSeeker will be a 301-foot-tall tower that will spin riders nearly 30 stories above the Lake Erie shoreline. At the top, the swings will be reaching speeds between 25-30 mph, flaring out almost 45 degreees from the tower. Every year more than three million people visit Cedar Point.
1 Cedar Point Dr
Sandusky, OH 44870
Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course
This 2.4 -mile road course boasts six national and international motorsports events during its season. Fans can roam the 330-acre facility, spread a blanket on one of the grassy mounds and enjoy the races. We are only ½ hour away.
7721 Steams Corner Rd
Lexington, OH 44904
Celeryville Vegetable Farms
Visit this 3,000-acre organic vegetable garden . View the reservoir, labor camps, greenhouses, celery and radish harvesting machines in action, radish packaging equipment and processing, packaging and loading all types of vegetables from June to September. OHIO Magazine judged them one of the best industrial tours in the state.
3909 Kok Rd
Willard, OH 44890
The Heritage Center Museum
A historical museum in the heart of Ohio depicting small town and rural life from the 1820's to the present, with Fate Root Heath Factory locomotives and Silver King tractors. The museum is located in Plymouth, just 10 minutes from the campground.
7 E. Main St
Plymouth, OH 44865
Kingwood is the 47-acre former estate of Charles K. King. The grounds are renowned for both their historic significance and the brilliant floral displays of the new gardens. The French Provincial mansion contains many rooms decorated with Mr. King's original furnishings and one of Ohio's outstanding horticultural libraries. An elegant greenhouse features year-round displays and plant sales. The extensive grounds offer opportunities for hiking and quiet isolation from vehicles.
900 Park Ave West
Mansfield, OH 44906
The Living Bible Museum
Witness the Holy Bible come to life before your very eyes with 59 life-sized dioramas accompanied with special effects and an audio text will provide for you an experience you will never forget. The Museum also includes Miracles of the Old Testament, Ohio's only wax museum and the Christian Martyrs. A collection of rare Bibles, woodcarvings, and American Votive Folk Art are now on display. The museum is non-denominational; each tour is one hour in length and wheelchair accessible. Tour guides are provided.
500 Tingley Ave
Mansfield, OH 44905
Ohio Bird Sanctuary
The Ohio Bird Sanctuary is located on the headwater of the Clearfork River in Mansfield, Ohio. The marsh and old growth forest offers great birding and hiking opportunities. Enjoy seeing birds up close at the birds of prey or by walking through the songbird aviary. The Ohio Bird Sanctuary is also a wildlife rehabilitation for native bird species. Groups can schedule "Falcon & Friends", a live bird presentation.
3774 Orweiler Rd
Mansfield, OH 44903
The Ohio Genealogical Society Library
This is a 10,000-volume genealogical library, primarily for Ohio family research, including census records, cemetery listings, Bible records, vertical files, manuscripts, newspapers, and lineage paper for First Families of Ohio.
611 SR 97 W
Bellville, OH 44813
The Ohio State Reformatory
With the cornerstone laid in 1886, this castle-like prison was designed as a reformatory for young offenders. Abandoned in 1990, the original cellblocks and administration areas remain intact. Four major motion pictures have been filmed on location including "The Shawshank Redemption" and "Air Force One". Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, tour admissions are applied directly to the preservation of the building. Not handicapped accessible.
100 Reformatory Rd
Mansfield, OH 44905
Eric Grohe Murals
"Great American Crossroads" depicts many stories and scenes in the mural. The people and activities were chosen from various times throughout the last 100 years. Over 130 Bucyrus citizens modeled for the artist, 88 of whom can be found in the mural. The mural artist is Eric Grohe of Marysville, Washington. Also designed and painted by Eric Grohe during the summer and fall of 2001, "Liberty Remembers" honors veterans of all wars. The portraits of 284 Crawford County veterans flank Lady Liberty, who is embracing a dying soldier. During the painting of this mural, the events of September 11, 2001, unfolded. Immediately after, Eric painted a phrase on the banner which he taped to the mural and later incorporated in the painting. The phrase, "Our flag still waves. Her torch still shines," can be seen on the back arch of the monument. About 25 minutes from the campground.
108 S Sandusky Ave
Bucyrus, OH 44820
Summit Motorsports Park
Summit Motorsports Park is a family owned business purchased by Bill Bader, Sr. in 1974 and run today by Bill Bader, Jr. Summit Motorsports Park (SMP) is located two miles east of the City of Norwalk, Ohio, at the intersection of State Routes 18 and 601. Family entertainment is SMP's core business, with nearly 500,000 visitors each year enjoying drag racing events from April through October. The schedule has grown from 24 events in 1974 to 90 events in 2009. Providing outstanding guest service, entertainment and fun with a focus on family entertainment is our mantra. You can purchase tickets to these or any of our events online
1300 Ohio 18
Norwalk, OH 44857
Coopers Mill Bucyrus Oh
TASTE THE DIFFERENCE
David and Miriam Cooper began Cooper's Mill in 1969 alongside their Bucyrus home with just a picnic table and a desire to share their homegrown fruits and vegetables with others. Nearly 45 wonderful years have passed and the Cooper's tradition continues – only under the new ownership and management of brothers Jason & Justin McMullen. The McMullens continue to produce the same high quality, homemade jams, jellies and apple butter which customers have become accustomed to and love using the same recipes that have been passed down for generations.What makes Cooper's Mill products so different from the rest? Our irresistible apple butter is cooked slowly in 50-gallon copper kettles over a wood fire, and our delicious jams and jellies are made in small batches using so that the best flavor and consistency is obtained every time. We never use any artificial colors, sweeteners or preservatives. All Cooper's Mill products are proudly made in Bucyrus, OH using our own original recipes.
1414 N Sandusky Ave,
Bucyrus, OH 44820
Crossroads Candle Factory Bucyrus OH
Hi and welcome to the latest and exciting adventure for Crossroads Original Designs. As a company we have been very blessed over the last several years thanks to our loyal customers, and we are thrilled to introduce you to the next step for the company. Crossroads Original Designs Factory Store is located in the Crossroads Industrial Park in Bucyrus, OH.
115 Crossroads Blvd
Bucyrus, OH 44820