10 days in Ohio Itinerary

10 days in Ohio Itinerary

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Columbus
— 2 nights
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Dayton
— 2 nights
3
Toledo
— 1 night
4
Sandusky
— 2 nights
5
Cleveland
— 2 nights

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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.
Head to Easton Town Center and Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardensfor some retail therapy. Museum-lovers will get to explore Alan Cottrill Sculpture Studio & Gallery and Ohio Arts Council's Riffe Gallery. Venture out of the city with trips to Columbus Zoo and Aquarium (in Powell) and Zipline (in Rockbridge). There's lots more to do: hunt for treasures at North Market Farmer's Market, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and join in the after-dark buzz at Columbus Axe Throwing.

For ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Columbus trip planner.

Washington DC to Columbus is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Columbus can reach 74°F, while at night they dip to 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Dayton.

Things to do in Columbus

Shopping · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Alan Cottrill Sculpture Studio & Gallery, Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, Zipline
Highlights from your plan
Zipline
Easton Town Center ©
Easton Town Center

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Dayton

Dayton ©
Home of airplane pioneers the Wright brothers, Dayton prides itself on its inventors, including Charles F.
On the 19th (Sun), hunt for treasures at Jungle Jim's International Market, stop by Jungle Jim's Eastgate, then examine the collection at National Museum of the US Air Force, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at The Mall at Fairfield Commons. On the 20th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: revel in the low prices at Cincinnati Premium Outlets, then buy something for everyone on your list at Ohio Valley Antique Mall, and then get your game on at Miami Valley Gaming.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Dayton itinerary planner.

You can drive from Columbus to Dayton in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In May in Dayton, expect temperatures between 74°F during the day and 53°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Toledo.

Things to do in Dayton

Shopping · Fun & Games · Museums

Side Trips

Fairfield, Cincinnati Premium Outlets, Miami Valley Gaming, Jungle Jim's Eastgate, The Mall at Fairfield Commons
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National Museum of the US Air Force ©
National Museum of the US Air Force
Jungle Jim's International Market ©
Jungle Jim's International Market
Ohio Valley Antique Mall ©
Ohio Valley Antique Mall

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night
Toledo

Toledo ©
Toledo is a city in and the county seat of Lucas County, Ohio, United States. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): stop by Bass Pro Shops, explore the world behind art at Toledo Museum of Art, and then immerse yourself in nature at Maumee Bay State Park.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Toledo driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Dayton to Toledo takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. May in Toledo sees daily highs of 72°F and lows of 52°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to drive to Sandusky.

Things to do in Toledo

Nature · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Maumee Bay State Park, Bass Pro Shops
Highlights from your plan
Maumee Bay State Park ©
Maumee Bay State Park
Toledo Museum of Art ©
Toledo Museum of Art
Bass Pro Shops ©
Bass Pro Shops

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Sandusky

Sandusky ©
Sandusky positively bustles in the summertime due to its famed amusement park.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): take in the exciting artwork at Ferguson's Gallery, cool off at Cedar Point, and then contemplate the waterfront views at James H. McBride Arboretum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Thomas Edison Birthplace, then look for gifts at Brummer's Chocolates, then enjoy the sand and surf at Main Street Beach, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Nickel Plate Beach.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Sandusky trip itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Toledo to Sandusky in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. May in Sandusky sees daily highs of 71°F and lows of 53°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Cleveland.

Things to do in Sandusky

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Huron, Vermilion, Ferguson's Gallery, Thomas Edison Birthplace
Highlights from your plan
Cedar Point ©
Cedar Point
Main Street Beach ©
Main Street Beach
James H. McBride Arboretum
James H. McBride Arboretum

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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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): examine the collection at Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, examine the collection at Cleveland History Center, and then admire the masterpieces at The Cleveland Museum of Art. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Lakeview Park, then get a taste of the local shopping with Grand Pacific Junction Historic Shopping District, and then shop like a local with West Side Market.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Cleveland itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Sandusky to Cleveland takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May in Cleveland, expect temperatures between 69°F during the day and 54°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cleveland

Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Grand Pacific Junction Historic Shopping District, Lakeview Park
Highlights from your plan
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame ©
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
The Cleveland Museum of Art ©
The Cleveland Museum of Art
West Side Market ©
West Side Market

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