10 days in Ohio Itinerary

10 days in Ohio Itinerary

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10 days in Ohio Itinerary

Start: Tampa
Fly:  5​h 15​min
1
Cincinnati
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h
2
Cleveland
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
3
Sandusky
— 1 night
train:  1​h 15​min
4
Toledo
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Columbus
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Tampa

1
night
Cincinnati

Cincinnati ©
Situated on the north bank of the Ohio River, Cincinnati distinguished itself as the only U.S.
On the 25th (Sun), pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter in Chains Cathedral and then explore and take pictures at Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Cincinnati tour site .

Tampa to Cincinnati is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Tampa in August; daily highs in Cincinnati reach 84°F and lows reach 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can travel to Cleveland.

Things to do in Cincinnati

Historic Sites Fun & Games Casinos
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Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum ©
Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum
JACK Cincinnati Casino ©
JACK Cincinnati Casino
Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption ©

3
nights
Cleveland

Cleveland ©
A culturally diverse city situated on the shores of Lake Erie, Cleveland boasts many places to visit, such as world-class museums, popular amusement parks, and sprawling recreational areas.
James A. Garfield National Historic Site and West Side Market are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Popular historic sites such as USS Cod Submarine Memorial and Heinen's Downtown are in your itinerary. When in Cleveland, make a side trip to see Mill Creek Park in Canfield, approximately 1h 25 min away. And it doesn't end there: try to win big at JACK Cleveland Casino, admire the masterpieces at The Cleveland Museum of Art, and examine the collection at Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Cleveland trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by flight from Cincinnati to Cleveland takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Cleveland can reach 80°F, while at night they dip to 67°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Sandusky.

Things to do in Cleveland

Trails Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

James A. Garfield National Historic Site, Mill Creek Park
Highlights from your plan
Mill Creek Park ©
Mill Creek Park
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame ©
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
The Cleveland Museum of Art ©
The Cleveland Museum of Art

1
night
Sandusky

Sandusky ©
Sandusky positively bustles in the summertime due to its famed amusement park.
On the 30th (Fri), look for all kinds of wild species at Castalia Quarry Reserve, then visit a coastal fixture at Marblehead Lighthouse State Park, and then identify plant and animal life at Osborn Recreation Area.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Sandusky attractions planner.

Take a train from Cleveland to Sandusky in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. August in Sandusky sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 66°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can go by car to Toledo.

Things to do in Sandusky

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Osborn Recreation Area, Castalia Quarry Reserve, Marblehead Lighthouse State Park
Highlights from your plan
Marblehead Lighthouse State Park ©
Marblehead Lighthouse State Park

1
night
Toledo

Toledo ©
Toledo is a city in and the county seat of Lucas County, Ohio, United States. Start off your visit on the 31st (Sat): steep yourself in history at The 577 Foundation, look for all kinds of wild species at Oak Openings Preserve Metropark, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Maumee Bay Brew Pub.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Toledo journey tool .

Traveling by car from Sandusky to Toledo takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. August in Toledo sees daily highs of 82°F and lows of 63°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to go by car to Columbus.

Things to do in Toledo

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trip

The 577 Foundation
Highlights from your plan
Oak Openings Preserve Metropark ©
Oak Openings Preserve Metropark
Maumee Bay Brew Pub ©
Maumee Bay Brew Pub

3
nights
Columbus

More than just one of the nation's top business centers, Columbus is a mixture of many different parts of America, situated at the spot where the so-called "Bible Belt" meets the varied cultures of the Great Plains and Appalachia.
Popular historic sites such as Carillon Historical Park and Saint Joseph Cathedral are in your itinerary. Get a sense of the local culture at National Museum of the U.S. Air Force and German Village. Change things up with these side-trips from Columbus: The Calvary Cemetery (in Dayton) and Rockbridge (Conkles Hollow State Nature Preserve & Zipline). The adventure continues: take a stroll through Easton Town Center, take in the exciting artwork at Ohio Arts Council's Riffe Gallery, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Greek Orthodox Cathedral.

For ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Columbus day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Toledo to Columbus takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Columbus

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Adventure

Side Trips

Dayton, Rockbridge
Highlights from your plan
Zipline
National Museum of the US Air Force ©
Conkles Hollow State Nature Preserve ©

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