22 days in Ohio Itinerary

22 days in Ohio Itinerary

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22 days in Ohio Itinerary

Start: Dallas
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
Columbus
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Toledo
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
3
Sandusky
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
4
Cleveland
— 5 nights
Fly:  2​h
5
Cincinnati
— 6 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Dallas

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.
Let the collections at Zipline and Frank Lloyd Wright's Westcott House capture your imagination. Popular historic sites such as German Village and Saint Joseph Cathedral are in your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from Columbus: Marion (Harding Presidential Sites & Veterans Memorial Park), Honda Heritage Center (in Marysville) and Great Circle Earthworks (in Heath). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Sherman House Museum, take in the dramatic scenery at Hayden Falls Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Thomas Aquinas Church, and see the interesting displays at Wagner-Hagans Auto Museum.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Columbus trip itinerary maker site .

Dallas to Columbus is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 1 hour. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Dallas in May, with highs in Columbus at 74°F and lows at 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can go by car to Toledo.

Things to do in Columbus

Historic Sites Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Marion, Honda Heritage Center, Towers Hall, Great Circle Earthworks, Frank Lloyd Wright's Westcott House
Highlights from your plan
Zipline
Great Circle Earthworks ©
Great Circle Earthworks
Frank Lloyd Wright's Westcott House ©

4
nights
Toledo

Toledo ©
Toledo is a city in and the county seat of Lucas County, Ohio, United States. Escape the urban bustle at The 577 Foundation and Toledo Zoo. Get some historical perspective at Basilica and National Shrine of Our Lady of Consolation and Toledo Museum of Art. Change things up with these side-trips from Toledo: Providence Metropark (in Grand Rapids) and Perry's Victory & International Peace Memorial (in Put in Bay). There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Queen of the Most Holy Rosary Cathedral, examine the collection at National Museum of the Great Lakes, admire the majestic nature at Maumee Bay State Park, and stroll around Oak Openings Preserve Metropark.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Toledo road trip planning tool .

Getting from Columbus to Toledo by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Toledo are 81°F, while nighttime lows are 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Sandusky.

Things to do in Toledo

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Perrysburg, Maumee Bay State Park, Basilica and National Shrine of Our Lady of Consolation, Providence Metropark, Perry's Victory & International Peace Memorial
Highlights from your plan
Oak Openings Preserve Metropark ©
Oak Openings Preserve Metropark
Toledo Museum of Art ©
Toledo Museum of Art
The 577 Foundation ©
The 577 Foundation

3
nights
Sandusky

Sandusky ©
Sandusky positively bustles in the summertime due to its famed amusement park.
Appreciate the collections at Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Library & Museums and Marblehead Lighthouse State Park. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Cedar Point and Port Clinton Lighthouse. Get out of town with these interesting Sandusky side-trips: Burnham Orchards (in Berlin Heights) and Lowe Volk Nature Center (in Crestline). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Thomas Edison Birthplace, identify plant and animal life at Resthaven Wildlife Area, and see the interesting displays at Historic Lyme Village.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Sandusky online journey planner .

You can drive from Toledo to Sandusky in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. June in Sandusky sees daily highs of 80°F and lows of 63°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Cleveland.

Things to do in Sandusky

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Castalia, Marblehead Lighthouse State Park, Port Clinton Lighthouse, Lowe Volk Nature Center, Thomas Edison Birthplace
Highlights from your plan
Cedar Point ©
Cedar Point
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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and James A. Garfield National Historic Site. Get outdoors at Lake Erie Bluffs and Hogback Ridge Park. Explore Cleveland's surroundings by going to Tallmadge Church Historic Site (in Tallmadge), Zoar Village State Memorial (in Zoar) and Kent State University May 4 Visitors Center (in Kent). Next up on the itinerary: hunt for treasures at West Side Market, go for a walk through Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery, admire the masterpieces at The Cleveland Museum of Art, and stroll the grounds of Dr. Bob's Gravesite.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Cleveland online journey planner .

Take a train from Sandusky to Cleveland in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 77°F in June, and nighttime lows around 64°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to Cincinnati.

Things to do in Cleveland

Historic Sites Parks Trails

Side Trips

Akron, Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery, Kent State University May 4 Visitors Center, Tallmadge Church Historic Site, Zoar Village State Memorial
Highlights from your plan
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame ©
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
The Cleveland Museum of Art ©
The Cleveland Museum of Art

6
nights
Cincinnati

Cincinnati ©
Situated on the north bank of the Ohio River, Cincinnati distinguished itself as the only U.S.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum and Serpent Mound. Get some historical perspective at National Museum of the US Air Force and John Rankin House. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cincinnati: Dayton (National Aviation Hall of Fame, Carillon Historical Park, & more), John Parker House (in Ripley) and Aullwood Garden MetroPark (in Englewood). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption, steep yourself in history at Heritage Village Museum, explore the different monuments and memorials at Veterans Memorial, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter in Chains Cathedral.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Cincinnati online road trip planner .

You can fly from Cleveland to Cincinnati in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Cleveland in June, expect nights in Cincinnati to be about the same, around 61°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 83°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cincinnati

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Dayton, Ripley, Grant Boyhood Home, Loveland Castle, Pines Pet Cemetery and Cremation Center
Highlights from your plan
National Museum of the US Air Force ©
Carillon Historical Park ©
Carillon Historical Park
John Rankin House ©
John Rankin House

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