14 days in Ohio Itinerary

14 days in Ohio Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Accra
Fly:  22 h
1
Columbus
— 2 nights
Bus:  1 h 45 min
2
Cincinnati
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  2 h
3
Cleveland
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
4
Sandusky
— 1 night
Train:  1 h 15 min
5
Toledo
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  23 h
End: Accra

2
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate German Village and Lowe Volk Nature Center. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Saint Joseph Cathedral and Sherman House Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Columbus: Gallant Farm Preserve (in Delaware) and Zipline (in Rockbridge). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Wagner-Hagans Auto Museum and explore the different monuments and memorials at Camp Chase Confederate Cemetery.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Columbus trip site.

Accra, Ghana to Columbus is an approximately 22- hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is minus 5 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Accra in May: highs in Columbus hover around 27°C, while lows dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to take a bus to Cincinnati.

Things to do in Columbus

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Sherman House Museum, Gallant Farm Preserve, Lowe Volk Nature Center, Zipline
Highlights from your plan
Wagner-Hagans Auto Museum ©
Wagner-Hagans Auto Museum
Lowe Volk Nature Center ©
Lowe Volk Nature Center
German Village ©
German Village

3
nights
Cincinnati

Cincinnati ©
Situated on the north bank of the Ohio River, Cincinnati distinguished itself as the only U.S.
Museum-lovers will get to explore National Museum of the US Air Force and Lucky Cat Museum. Get some historical perspective at Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum and Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption. Change things up with these side-trips from Cincinnati: David's Cemetery (in Kettering), Carillon Historical Park (in Dayton) and John Rankin House (in Ripley). The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Immaculata Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter in Chains Cathedral, and contemplate the long history of Grant Boyhood Home.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Cincinnati holiday builder.

You can take a bus from Columbus to Cincinnati in 2 hours. Another option is to drive. In May, daytime highs in Cincinnati are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Cleveland.

Things to do in Cincinnati

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Dayton, David's Cemetery, John Rankin House, Grant Boyhood Home
Highlights from your plan
Carillon Historical Park ©
Carillon Historical Park
National Museum of the US Air Force ©
National Museum of the US Air Force
John Rankin House ©
John Rankin House

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.
Visit West Side Market and USS Cod Submarine Memorial for their historical value. Do some cultural sightseeing at Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery. Get out of town with these interesting Cleveland side-trips: Akron (Dr. Bob's Gravesite & Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at The Cleveland Museum of Art, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Our Lady of Lourdes Shrine, pause for some serene contemplation at St John's Cathedral, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Lake View Cemetery.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Cleveland vacation builder app.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Cincinnati to Cleveland in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Cincinnati in May, plan for slightly colder days in Cleveland, with highs around 24°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can catch the train to Sandusky.

Things to do in Cleveland

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Akron, Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery, Our Lady of Lourdes Shrine
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

1
night
Sandusky

Sandusky ©
Sandusky positively bustles in the summertime due to its famed amusement park.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Eleutheros Cooke House and Garden, enjoy the sea views from Marblehead Lighthouse State Park, then pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Angels Catholic Church, and finally get engrossed in the history at Thomas Edison Birthplace.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Sandusky route builder tool.

Traveling by train from Cleveland to Sandusky takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May in Sandusky, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can take a train to Toledo.

Things to do in Sandusky

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Marblehead Lighthouse State Park, Thomas Edison Birthplace
Highlights from your plan
Marblehead Lighthouse State Park ©
Marblehead Lighthouse State Park
Thomas Edison Birthplace ©
Thomas Edison Birthplace
Holy Angels Catholic Church ©
Holy Angels Catholic Church

2
nights
Toledo

Toledo ©
Toledo is a city in and the county seat of Lucas County, Ohio, United States. On the 15th (Fri), enjoy the sand and surf at Maumee Bay State Park, then browse the exhibits of Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Library & Museums, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Queen of the Most Holy Rosary Cathedral. Keep things going the next day: admire the natural beauty at The Norma Stark Memory Garden and Labyrinth, contemplate the long history of The 577 Foundation, then steep yourself in history at Fort Meigs Ohio's War of 1812 Battlefield, and finally contemplate the long history of Providence Metropark.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Toledo tour site.

Getting from Sandusky to Toledo by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. In May, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Toledo

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Perrysburg, Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Library & Museums, Maumee Bay State Park, Providence Metropark
Highlights from your plan
The 577 Foundation ©
The 577 Foundation
Providence Metropark ©
Providence Metropark

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