19 days in Ohio Itinerary

19 days in Ohio Itinerary

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Dayton
— 4 nights
2
Columbus
— 4 nights
3
Cambridge
— 2 nights
4
Cleveland
— 3 nights
5
Toledo
— 4 nights

4
nights
Dayton

Dayton ©
Home of airplane pioneers the Wright brothers, Dayton prides itself on its inventors, including Charles F.
Get outdoors at Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum and Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park. Carillon Historical Park and Serpent Mound will appeal to history buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Dayton: Friesinger's Candy Factory (in Springboro) and Cincinnati (American Sign Museum, National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, &more). There's much more to do: examine the collection at National Museum of the US Air Force, expand your understanding of the military at Dayton National Cemetery, and admire the masterpieces at Dayton Art Institute.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Dayton trip tool.

Leeds, UK to Dayton is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from Leeds to Dayton due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Leeds in October, plan for somewhat warmer days in Dayton, with highs around 22°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can drive to Columbus.

Things to do in Dayton

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Cincinnati, Serpent Mound, Friesinger's Candy Factory
Highlights from your plan
National Museum of the US Air Force ©
National Museum of the US Air Force
Serpent Mound ©
Serpent Mound
Carillon Historical Park ©
Carillon Historical Park

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.
Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens and German Village will appeal to history buffs. Discover out-of-the-way places like Short North Arts District and Ash Cave. Explore Columbus' surroundings by going to Rockbridge (Conkles Hollow State Nature Preserve & Zipline) and Cedar Falls Hiking Trail (in Logan). And it doesn't end there: immerse yourself in nature at Hocking Hills State Park, brush up on your military savvy at Motts Military Museum, catch a live event at Nationwide Arena, and examine the collection at Ohio Craft Museum.

To find maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Columbus road trip site.

Drive from Dayton to Columbus in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October in Columbus, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to travel to Cambridge.

Things to do in Columbus

Parks · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Rockbridge, Logan, Hocking Hills State Park, Motts Military Museum, Doll and Toy Museum
Highlights from your plan
German Village ©
German Village
Conkles Hollow State Nature Preserve ©
Conkles Hollow State Nature Preserve
Ash Cave ©
Ash Cave

2
nights
Cambridge

Cambridge ©
Cambridge is a city in and the county seat of Guernsey County, Ohio, United States. Start off your visit on the 10th (Thu): examine the collection at Warther Museum, do a tasting at Breitenbach Winery, then see the interesting displays at Yoder's Amish Home, and finally stop by Coblentz Chocolate Company. On your second day here, admire the landmark architecture of Historic Roscoe Village and then identify plant and animal life at The Wilds.

For maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Cambridge trip planner.

Drive from Columbus to Cambridge in 1.5 hours. In October in Cambridge, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 8°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel to Cleveland.

Things to do in Cambridge

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Dover, Historic Roscoe Village, Coblentz Chocolate Company, The Wilds, Yoder's Amish Home
Highlights from your plan
Warther Museum ©
Warther Museum
The Wilds ©
The Wilds
Yoder's Amish Home ©
Yoder's Amish Home

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.
Appreciate the collections at Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and Canton Classic Car Museum. Your inner history buff will appreciate Lake View Cemetery and Glendale Cemetery. Take a break from Cleveland with a short trip to McKinley Presidential Library & Museum in Canton, about 1h 15 min away. Spend the 14th (Mon) exploring nature at Cuyahoga Valley National Park. There's more to do: steep yourself in history at USS Cod Submarine Memorial and admire the masterpieces at The Cleveland Museum of Art.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Cleveland road trip planning tool.

You can drive from Cambridge to Cleveland in 2 hours. Traveling from Cambridge in October, Cleveland is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Toledo.

Things to do in Cleveland

Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Canton, Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Glendale Cemetery
Highlights from your plan
Lake View Cemetery ©
Lake View Cemetery
Canton Classic Car Museum ©
Canton Classic Car Museum
Cuyahoga Valley National Park ©
Cuyahoga Valley National Park

4
nights
Toledo

Toledo ©
Toledo is a city in and the county seat of Lucas County, Ohio, United States. Museum-lovers will get to explore Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Library & Museums and Liberty Aviation Museum. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Marblehead Lighthouse State Park and Toledo Museum of Art. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Toledo: Perry's Victory & International Peace Memorial (in Put in Bay), Sauder Village (in Archbold) and Rocky Point Winery (in Marblehead). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at National Museum of the Great Lakes, enjoy the sand and surf at Maumee Bay State Park, contemplate the long history of Fort Meigs Ohio's War of 1812 Battlefield, and make a trip to Port Clinton Lighthouse.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Toledo travel route builder site.

Drive from Cleveland to Toledo in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. October in Toledo sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Toledo

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Port Clinton, Marblehead, Merry-Go-Round Museum, Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Library & Museums, Perry's Victory & International Peace Memorial
Highlights from your plan
Marblehead Lighthouse State Park ©
Marblehead Lighthouse State Park
Toledo Museum of Art ©
Toledo Museum of Art

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