13 days in Ohio Itinerary

13 days in Ohio Itinerary

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13 days in Ohio Itinerary

Start: Atlanta
Fly:  3​h 30​min
1
Columbus
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h
2
Toledo
— 1 night
Train:  1​h 30​min
3
Sandusky
— 1 night
Train:  1​h 30​min
4
Cleveland
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h
5
Cincinnati
— 4 nights
Bus:  30​min
6
Mason
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
End: Atlanta

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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.
On the 4th (Thu), appreciate the extensive heritage of German Village and then wander the streets of Easton Town Center.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Columbus trip planner .

Atlanta to Columbus is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Atlanta in July, things will get little chillier in Columbus: highs are around 83°F and lows about 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to drive to Toledo.

Things to do in Columbus

Neighborhoods Shopping Historic Sites
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Easton Town Center ©
Easton Town Center
German Village ©
German Village

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 5th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Providence Metropark and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Maumee Bay State Park.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Toledo trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Columbus to Toledo by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. July in Toledo sees daily highs of 82°F and lows of 65°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to drive to Sandusky.

Things to do in Toledo

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Maumee Bay State Park, Providence Metropark
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Providence Metropark ©
Providence Metropark
Maumee Bay State Park ©
Maumee Bay State Park

1
night
Sandusky

Sandusky ©
Sandusky positively bustles in the summertime due to its famed amusement park.
On the 6th (Sat), visit a coastal fixture at Marblehead Lighthouse State Park.

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

Getting from Toledo to Sandusky by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 82°F, and evening lows to 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Cleveland.

Things to do in Sandusky

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Marblehead Lighthouse State Park
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Marblehead Lighthouse State Park ©

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.
Shop till you drop at West Side Market and Campbells Popcorn Shop. Let the collections at Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and The Cleveland Museum of Art capture your imagination. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cleveland: Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens (in Akron) and Lakeview Park (in Lorain). There's still lots to do: try your luck at JACK Cleveland Casino, explore the different monuments and memorials at Lake View Cemetery, and pause for some serene contemplation at The Shrine Church of Saint Stanislaus.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Cleveland trip planning app .

You can take a train from Sandusky to Cleveland in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July in Cleveland, expect temperatures between 79°F during the day and 68°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel to Cincinnati.

Things to do in Cleveland

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens, Lakeview Park
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West Side Market ©
West Side Market
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame ©
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
The Cleveland Museum of Art ©
The Cleveland Museum of Art

4
nights
Cincinnati

Cincinnati ©
Situated on the north bank of the Ohio River, Cincinnati distinguished itself as the only U.S.
Do your shopping at Jungle Jim's International Market and Rookwood Pottery Company. Visit Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum and Carillon Historical Park for their historical value. Change things up with these side-trips from Cincinnati: Ohio Valley Antique Mall (in Fairfield), National Museum of the US Air Force (in Dayton) and Cincinnati Premium Outlets (in Monroe). Next up on the itinerary: try your luck at JACK Cincinnati Casino, steep yourself in history at John Parker House, sample the tasty concoctions at Urban Artifact, and see the interesting displays at Lucky Cat Museum.

For where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Cincinnati trip planner .

Fly from Cleveland to Cincinnati in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Cincinnati can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to take a bus to Mason.

Things to do in Cincinnati

Historic Sites Shopping Fun & Games

Side Trips

Fairfield, Dayton, Ripley, Grant Boyhood Home, Cincinnati Premium Outlets
Highlights from your plan
National Museum of the US Air Force ©
Jungle Jim's International Market ©
Jungle Jim's International Market
Carillon Historical Park ©
Carillon Historical Park

3
nights
Mason

Mason ©
Mason is a city in southwestern Warren County, Ohio, United States, approximately from downtown Cincinnati. Kings Island has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): take a stroll through Oregon District, see the interesting displays at America's Packard Museum - The Citizens Motorcar Co., and then explore the world behind art at Dayton Art Institute. On the next day, get in on the family fun at Kings Island.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Mason vacation builder website .

Mason is just a short distance from Cincinnati. In July, plan for daily highs up to 85°F, and evening lows to 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Mason

Theme Parks Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Dayton, Loveland Castle
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Kings Island ©
Kings Island
Dayton Art Institute ©
Dayton Art Institute

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