17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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17 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  23​h 45​min
1
Cincinnati
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 45​min
2
Columbus
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Cleveland
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Detroit
— 3 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Sydney

2
nights
Cincinnati

Cincinnati ©
Situated on the north bank of the Ohio River, Cincinnati distinguished itself as the only U.S.
Change things up with these side-trips from Cincinnati: National Museum of the U.S. Air Force (in Dayton) and Miami Valley Gaming (in Lebanon). There's much more to do: test your problem-solving skills at Houdini's Room Escape, admire the masterpieces at Weston Art Gallery, don't miss a visit to Cincinnati Shakespeare Company, and explore and take pictures at Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Cincinnati trip itinerary planner.

Sydney, Australia to Cincinnati is an approximately 24-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Cincinnati is minus 15 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Sydney in October; daily highs in Cincinnati reach 23°C and lows reach 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a bus to Columbus.

Things to do in Cincinnati

Parks Fun & Games Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Miami Valley Gaming, National Museum of the US Air Force, Newport Southbank Bridge a.k.a. Purple People Bridge
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National Museum of the US Air Force ©
Houdini's Room Escape ©
Houdini's Room Escape
JACK Cincinnati Casino ©
JACK Cincinnati Casino

5
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Columbus: Dawes Arboretum (in Newark), Logan (Ash Cave & Rockhouse) and Zipline (in Rockbridge). There's much more to do: test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, look for all kinds of wild species at Olentangy River Water Trail, admire the landmark architecture of Ohio Statehouse, and deepen your understanding at The Wilds.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Columbus trip planner .

Traveling by bus from Cincinnati to Columbus takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. October in Columbus sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can drive to Cleveland.

Things to do in Columbus

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Logan, Dawes Arboretum, The Farm at Walnut Creek, The Wilds, Warther Museum
Highlights from your plan
Zipline
Room Escape Games
Warther Museum ©
Warther Museum

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.
Explore Cleveland's surroundings by going to Cedar Point (in Sandusky) and Mill Creek Park (in Canfield). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, admire the masterpieces at The Cleveland Museum of Art, steep yourself in history at West Side Market, and try to win big at JACK Cleveland Casino.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Cleveland journey planner .

You can drive from Columbus to Cleveland in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In October in Cleveland, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can drive to Detroit.

Things to do in Cleveland

Outdoors Wildlife Trails

Side Trips

Mill Creek Park, Cedar Point
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Rock & Roll Hall of Fame ©
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
Cedar Point ©
Cedar Point
The Cleveland Museum of Art ©
The Cleveland Museum of Art

3
nights
Detroit

Detroit ©
Founded in 1701 by a French explorer and adventurer, Detroit exerted a profound impact on the world for most of the 20th century.
Venture out of the city with trips to Toledo (Toledo Museum of Art, Fifth Third Field, & more), Decode Ann Arbor (in Ann Arbor) and Vietnam Veterans Memorial (in Ypsilanti). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at The Henry Ford, get engrossed in the history at Detroit Historical Museum, explore the world behind art at Detroit Institute of Arts, and admire all the interesting features of Comerica Park.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Detroit online attractions planner .

Traveling by car from Cleveland to Detroit takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. October in Detroit sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 10°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Detroit

Museums Fun & Games Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Toledo, Dearborn, Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Decode Ann Arbor
Highlights from your plan
Decode Ann Arbor ©
Decode Ann Arbor
The Henry Ford ©
The Henry Ford
Detroit Institute of Arts ©
Detroit Institute of Arts

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