20 days in Ohio Itinerary

20 days in Ohio Itinerary

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20 days in Ohio Itinerary

Start: Tampa
Fly:  4​h 45​min
1
Canton
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Cleveland
— 5 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
3
Sandusky
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
4
Toledo
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Dayton
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Columbus
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Tampa

2
nights
Canton

Canton ©
Canton is a city in and the county seat of Stark County, Ohio, United States. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Ashery Country Store and Canal Fulton Glassworks. Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens and Tallmadge Church Historic Site will appeal to history buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery (in Seville), Baltic Mill Winery (in Baltic) and Zoar Village State Memorial (in Zoar). It doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Dr. Bob's Gravesite and get some fabulous bargains at Shearer's Company Store.

For maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Canton trip builder site .

Tampa to Canton is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Tampa in May, with highs in Canton at 72°F and lows at 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to drive to Cleveland.

Things to do in Canton

Historic Sites Shopping Wineries

Side Trips

Akron, Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery, Canal Fulton Glassworks, Zoar Village State Memorial, Ashery Country Store
Highlights from your plan
Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens ©
Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens
Ashery Country Store ©
Ashery Country Store
Zoar Village State Memorial ©
Zoar Village State Memorial

5
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 Lake View Cemetery for their historical value. Venture out of the city with trips to Hale Farm and Village (in Bath), Hard Rock Rocksino Northfield Park (in Northfield) and Gazebo & Green, Hudson (in Hudson). And it doesn't end there: try your luck at JACK Cleveland Casino, look for gifts at White House Chocolates, bet on a winner at JACK Thistledown Racino, and admire the striking features of Heinen's Downtown.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Cleveland trip site .

Getting from Canton to Cleveland by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In June in Cleveland, expect temperatures between 77°F during the day and 64°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Sandusky.

Things to do in Cleveland

Historic Sites Casinos Fun & Games

Side Trips

St. Paul Greek Orthodox Church, St Dominic Catholic Church, Gazebo & Green, Hudson, Squire's Castle, Hale Farm and Village
Highlights from your plan
West Side Market ©
West Side Market
JACK Cleveland Casino ©
JACK Cleveland Casino
Our Lady of Lourdes Shrine ©
Our Lady of Lourdes Shrine

2
nights
Sandusky

Sandusky ©
Sandusky positively bustles in the summertime due to its famed amusement park.
On the 8th (Sat), steep yourself in history at Thomas Edison Birthplace, steep yourself in history at Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Library & Museums, visit a coastal fixture at Port Clinton Lighthouse, then enjoy the sea views from Marblehead Lighthouse State Park, and finally contemplate the long history of Eleutheros Cooke House and Garden. On your second day here, stroll the grounds of Johnson's Island Confederate Cemetery, stop by Cheese Haven, and then find something for the whole family at Cedar Point.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Sandusky trip planner .

Getting from Cleveland to Sandusky by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Sandusky are 80°F, while nighttime lows are 63°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Toledo.

Things to do in Sandusky

Historic Sites Theme Parks Museums

Side Trips

Marblehead, Port Clinton, Thomas Edison Birthplace, Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Library & Museums
Highlights from your plan
Cedar Point ©
Cedar Point
Marblehead Lighthouse State Park ©

3
nights
Toledo

Toledo ©
Toledo is a city in and the county seat of Lucas County, Ohio, United States. Visit The 577 Foundation and Providence Metropark for their historical value. When in Toledo, make a side trip to see Basilica and National Shrine of Our Lady of Consolation in Carey, approximately 1h 10 min away. There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Queen of the Most Holy Rosary Cathedral, look for gifts at Boyds Retro Candy Store, steep yourself in history at Woodlawn Cemetery, and admire the majestic nature at Maumee Bay State Park.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Toledo road trip planner .

You can drive from Sandusky to Toledo in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 81°F in June, and nighttime lows around 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to drive to Dayton.

Things to do in Toledo

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Perrysburg, Providence Metropark, Maumee Bay State Park, Snook's Dream Cars, Basilica and National Shrine of Our Lady of Consolation
Highlights from your plan
Providence Metropark ©
Providence Metropark
Maumee Bay State Park ©
Maumee Bay State Park

4
nights
Dayton

Dayton ©
Home of airplane pioneers the Wright brothers, Dayton prides itself on its inventors, including Charles F.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Carillon Historical Park and Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park. Shop till you drop at Jungle Jim's International Market and Dayton Mall. Change things up with these side-trips from Dayton: Greene County Historical Society Museum (in Xenia), Cincinnati (Jungle Jim's International Market, JACK Cincinnati Casino, & more) and Frank Lloyd Wright's Westcott House (in Springfield). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at National Museum of the US Air Force, admire all the interesting features of Aullwood Garden MetroPark, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Dayton National Cemetery.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Dayton trip maker tool .

Getting from Toledo to Dayton by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi. In June in Dayton, expect temperatures between 81°F during the day and 62°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can drive to Columbus.

Things to do in Dayton

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Cincinnati, Jungle Jim's International Market, Greene County Historical Society Museum, Aullwood Garden MetroPark, Frank Lloyd Wright's Westcott House
Highlights from your plan
Carillon Historical Park ©
Carillon Historical Park
Jungle Jim's International Market ©
Jungle Jim's International Market
Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum ©
Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum

3
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.
Do your shopping at Easton Town Center and North Market Farmer's Market. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like German Village and Central Ohio Fire Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Zipline (in Rockbridge) and Great Circle Earthworks (in Heath). And it doesn't end there: view the masterpieces at Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Joseph Cathedral, learn about winemaking at Wyandotte Winery, and look for gifts at Helen Winnemore's.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Columbus day trip planner .

You can drive from Dayton to Columbus in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. June in Columbus sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 63°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Columbus

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Great Circle Earthworks, Zipline
Highlights from your plan
Zipline
Easton Town Center ©
Easton Town Center
Great Circle Earthworks ©
Great Circle Earthworks

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