From Mansfield, it's about 65 miles (105 kilometers) to the northeast to Cleveland and 110 miles (177 kilometers) to the north to Detroit.
While it may be tempting to simply sit back and relax while holidaying in Mansfield, don't forget, the surrounding region's many natural sights, cities and towns await. Examples of places within a relatively short distance of Mansfield are Fredericktown, 19 miles (31 kilometers) to the north, and Mount Gilead, 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the northeast.
While you are here in Mansfield, don't forget to spend a few hours exploring Sandusky. Approximately 50 miles (80 kilometers) away, this regional city is home to Huron Country Fairgrounds, Miami Park and Norwalk Reservoir. Summit Motor Sports Park, Rain Water Park Complex and Cedar Point are also good spots for a visit before returning to Mansfield.
To get a real sense of the present, it often pays to understand the past. Northeast Ohio's colorful traditional villages provide a wonderful starting point.
The Mansfield region is a good place to visit to get into the great outdoors and feel winter's cold embrace. When temperatures drop, grab your mittens and scarf and try cross-country skiing and snow shoeing. If you think the ideal break is pushing yourself to the limit in unique natural environments, then sign up for one of the many hiking and horse riding excursions this region has to offer.
Sadly, vacations can't last forever, so when it's time fly home, you'll find the nearest major airport in Columbus, 55 miles (89 kilometers) away.