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Model Railroad Show at Richland County Fairgrounds and Other Train Activities

By Erin Al-Mehairi

March 30, 2014

Model Railroad Show at Richland County Fairgrounds and Other Train Activities

Are trains your hobby or obsession? Maybe you are looking for something unique and fun in the central Ohio area? We’ve found a few entertaining ideas for train lovers in our area for your consideration to help you get your fix of riding the rails (so to speak).

The Firelands Society of Model Railroaders will have its spring show from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 19 at the Richland County Fairgrounds, 750 N. Home Road, Mansfield. Come by for trains, of course. There will be something for everyone in all age groups.

Admission is $5 for adults and free for those younger than 18 or active duty military personnel. For details, visit www.fsomr.com or call 419-318-0980.

Then you could also plan to swing by the Marion Model Railroad Club at 502 W. Center St., Marion, Ohio, which is open every Sunday from 2-5 p.m. You can see a room full of large HO scale model railroad layouts that feature town scenes, mountains, model rail yard, narrow gauge trains, and trollies.

Round out your trip by staying with us at HideAway Country Inn, located near Bucyrus, Marion, and Mansfield Ohio, as we offer a beautiful woodland area in which to stay. Check the availability for our Treehouse Apartment (/rooms/tree-house-apartment), which offers a lovely bedroom with an amazing scenic view. The bedroom is located just off an amazing living room and full-kitchen area that is just right for a wonderful evening. You could also choose one of our Loft or Suites with a crackling fireplace and warm, bubbling Jacuzzi.

Enjoy fine dining with us at dinner in our gorgeous historic dining room or head down to the Leaning Oak Bistro and Wine Bar, which has comfortable seating, flat screen TVs, and a lovely view out our big picture windows.

For information on lodging for the weekend with us, go to: /rooms and call (800) 570-8233 to have one of our reservation specialists assist you in your weekend getaway plans.

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