22 days in Ohio Itinerary

22 days in Ohio Itinerary

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22 days in Ohio Itinerary

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

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.
Escape the urban bustle at The Wilds and Zipline. Do some cultural sightseeing at Easton Town Center and Harding Presidential Sites. Get out of town with these interesting Columbus side-trips: Alan Cottrill Sculpture Studio & Gallery (in Zanesville), Stratford Ecological Center (in Delaware) and Conkles Hollow State Nature Preserve (in Rockbridge). The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, admire the sheer force of Hayden Falls Park, appreciate the history behind Christopher Columbus Statue, and stop by Helen Winnemore's.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Columbus vacation maker website .

New York City to Columbus is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also fly; or drive. Expect little chillier evenings in Columbus when traveling from New York City in August, with lows around 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to drive to Dayton.

Things to do in Columbus

Parks Wildlife Shopping

Side Trips

Rockbridge, Stratford Ecological Center, The Wilds, Alan Cottrill Sculpture Studio & Gallery, Grounds of Remembrance
Highlights from your plan
Zipline
Conkles Hollow State Nature Preserve ©
The Wilds ©
The Wilds

4
nights
Dayton

Dayton ©
Home of airplane pioneers the Wright brothers, Dayton prides itself on its inventors, including Charles F.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at National Museum of the US Air Force and Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum. Step out of the city life by going to Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park and Cincinnati Nature Center. Get out of town with these interesting Dayton side-trips: Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption (in Cincinnati) and Jungle Jim's International Market (in Fairfield). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Carillon Historical Park, revel in the low prices at Cincinnati Premium Outlets, pause for some photo ops at Dayton National Cemetery, and look for gifts at Esther Price Fine Chocolates.

To see where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Dayton online trip builder .

You can drive from Columbus to Dayton in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Dayton are 82°F, while nighttime lows are 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to drive to Toledo.

Things to do in Dayton

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Cincinnati, Jungle Jim's International Market, Cincinnati Nature Center, Aullwood Garden MetroPark, Cincinnati Premium Outlets
Highlights from your plan
Carillon Historical Park ©
Carillon Historical Park
National Museum of the US Air Force ©
Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum ©
Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum

3
nights
Toledo

Toledo ©
Toledo is a city in and the county seat of Lucas County, Ohio, United States. The 577 Foundation and Fort Meigs Ohio's War of 1812 Battlefield are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Let the collections at Toledo Museum of Art and Snook's Dream Cars capture your imagination. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Toledo: Providence Metropark (in Grand Rapids), Basilica and National Shrine of Our Lady of Consolation (in Carey) and Perry's Victory & International Peace Memorial (in Put in Bay). The adventure continues: admire the majestic nature at Maumee Bay State Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of Queen of the Most Holy Rosary Cathedral, stroll around Oak Openings Preserve Metropark, and snap pictures at Veteran's Glass City Skyway.

To see reviews and other tourist information, use the Toledo tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Dayton to Toledo in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus. Expect a daytime high around 82°F in August, and nighttime lows around 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to drive to Sandusky.

Things to do in Toledo

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Perrysburg, Basilica and National Shrine of Our Lady of Consolation, Providence Metropark, Perry's Victory & International Peace Memorial, Maumee Bay State Park
Highlights from your plan
Maumee Bay State Park ©
Maumee Bay State Park
Toledo Museum of Art ©
Toledo Museum of Art

3
nights
Sandusky

Sandusky ©
Sandusky positively bustles in the summertime due to its famed amusement park.
Marblehead Lighthouse State Park and Thomas Edison Birthplace will appeal to history buffs. Escape the urban bustle at Lakeview Park and Main Street Beach. Explore Sandusky's surroundings by going to Port Clinton Lighthouse (in Port Clinton) and Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Library & Museums (in Fremont). And it doesn't end there: get in on the family fun at Cedar Point, stop by Cheese Haven, get a taste of the local shopping with Ferguson's Gallery, and look for all kinds of wild species at Castalia Quarry Reserve.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Sandusky journey planner .

You can drive from Toledo to Sandusky in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in August, and nighttime lows around 66°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Cleveland.

Things to do in Sandusky

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Port Clinton, Marblehead, Lakeview Park, Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Library & Museums, Castalia Quarry Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Cedar Point ©
Cedar Point
Marblehead Lighthouse State Park ©
Marblehead Lighthouse State Park

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Huntington Beach and F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm. Your inner history buff will appreciate West Side Market and USS Cod Submarine Memorial. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cleveland: Fairport Harbor Lakefront Park Beach (in Fairport Harbor), Squire's Castle (in Willoughby Hills) and Historic Kirtland (in Kirtland). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of James A. Garfield National Historic Site, pause for some serene contemplation at St Dominic Catholic Church, take in the spiritual surroundings of Our Lady of Lourdes Shrine, and stroll the grounds of Lake View Cemetery.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Cleveland itinerary maker app .

Take a train from Sandusky to Cleveland in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Cleveland are 75°F, while nighttime lows are 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Canton.

Things to do in Cleveland

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Acacia Reservation, St Dominic Catholic Church, F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm, Historic Kirtland, James A. Garfield National Historic Site
Highlights from your plan
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

3
nights
Canton

Canton ©
Canton is a city in and the county seat of Stark County, Ohio, United States. Visit Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens and Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery for their historical value. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Zoar Village State Memorial and Tallmadge Church Historic Site. Explore Canton's surroundings by going to Dr. Bob's Gravesite (in Akron) and Mill Creek Park (in Canfield). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Warther Museum, admire the striking features of Historic Ridgewood, and contemplate the long history of Hoover Historical Center.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Canton day trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Cleveland to Canton takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Cleveland in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Canton, with lows of 56°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Canton

Parks Historic Sites Trails

Side Trips

Akron, Zoar Village State Memorial, Tallmadge Church Historic Site, Hoover Historical Center, Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery
Highlights from your plan
Mill Creek Park ©
Mill Creek Park
Warther Museum ©
Warther Museum
Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens ©
Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens

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