11 days in Ohio Itinerary

11 days in Ohio Itinerary

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11 days in Ohio Itinerary

Start: New York City
bus + Fly:  4​h
1
Cleveland
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h
2
Cincinnati
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h 45​min
3
Columbus
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
End: New York City

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.
Get in touch with nature at Rowland Nature Preserve and Nickel Plate Beach. Explore hidden gems such as Cleveland Metroparks Zoo and David Berger National Memorial. Venture out of the city with trips to Fligner's Market (in Lorain) and Cedar Point (in Sandusky). The adventure continues: walk around Acacia Reservation, examine the collection at A Christmas Story House, browse the eclectic array of goods at West Side Market, and explore the world behind art at The Cleveland Museum of Art.

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New York City to Cleveland is an approximately 4-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 80°F, and evening lows to 67°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel to Cincinnati.

Things to do in Cleveland

Parks Museums Theme Parks

Side Trips

Cedar Point, Fligner's Market, Nickel Plate Beach, Rowland Nature Preserve, Acacia Reservation
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Cleveland Metroparks Zoo ©
Cleveland Metroparks Zoo
Rowland Nature Preserve ©
Rowland Nature Preserve
Acacia Reservation ©
Acacia Reservation

3
nights
Cincinnati

Cincinnati ©
Situated on the north bank of the Ohio River, Cincinnati distinguished itself as the only U.S.
Step off the beaten path and head to Fountain Square and Ghost & Vampire Tours. Change things up with these side-trips from Cincinnati: Kings Island (in Mason), National Museum of the US Air Force (in Dayton) and Miami Valley Gaming (in Lebanon). And it doesn't end there: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, engage your brain at Cincinnati Museum Center, and admire the natural beauty at Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden.

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You can fly from Cleveland to Cincinnati in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Cincinnati are 84°F, while nighttime lows are 63°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to catcht the bus to Columbus.

Things to do in Cincinnati

Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums Parks

Side Trips

National Museum of the US Air Force, Miami Valley Gaming, Kings Island
Highlights from your plan
Kings Island ©
Kings Island
Fountain Square ©
Fountain Square
Ghost & Vampire Tours

4
nights
Columbus

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.
Get outdoors at The Wilds and Hocking Hills State Park. Explore hidden gems such as German Village and Blendon Woods Park. Venture out of the city with trips to Stonewall Cemetery (in Lancaster), Zipline (in Rockbridge) and Columbus Zoo and Aquarium (in Powell). Next up on the itinerary: explore the galleries of Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, appreciate the history behind World's Largest Gavel, take a stroll through Easton Town Center, and do a tasting at Hidden Lakes Winery.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Columbus trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by bus from Cincinnati to Columbus takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In August, daytime highs in Columbus are 84°F, while nighttime lows are 64°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Columbus

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Phoenix Golf Links, Stonewall Cemetery, Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, The Wilds, Hocking Hills State Park
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Hocking Hills State Park ©
Hocking Hills State Park
The Wilds ©
The Wilds
German Village ©
German Village

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