History is all around us, not just in lecture halls or books. You will get a glimpse of the area's history when you check out Kenyon College.
You will find it in Mansfield, roughly 45 miles (72 kilometers) outside of the state capital, Columbus.
Travelers in search of somewhere convenient to stay a few nights can pick from 3 hotels, all within 6 miles (10 kilometers) of Kenyon College. The Holiday Inn Express Mt Vernon and Russell-Cooper House should provide you with some, if not all, of the comforts you desire.
Are you craving a coffee, a sugary treat or a special something to keep up your energy levels? River Road is a pleasant place to treat yourself to a snack and it's near Kenyon College. Or, you might savor a full meal at Peirce Dining Hall, which is also nearby. You know it's time for a drink when evening shadows appear. Ask the bar staff for a local beer or wine at The Village Inn, just five minutes on foot.