22 days in Ohio Itinerary

22 days in Ohio Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Columbus
— 3 nights
2
Dayton
— 4 nights
3
Toledo
— 4 nights
4
Sandusky
— 3 nights
5
Cleveland
— 4 nights
6
Canton
— 3 nights

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.
Get in touch with nature at Zipline and Hayden Falls Park. German Village and Greek Orthodox Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Columbus: Sherman House Museum (in Lancaster), Marion (Harding Presidential Sites & Veterans Memorial Park) and Great Circle Earthworks (in Heath). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Wagner-Hagans Auto Museum, view the masterpieces at Ohio Arts Council's Riffe Gallery, explore the different monuments and memorials at Camp Chase Confederate Cemetery, and don't miss a visit to Towers Hall.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Columbus trip planner.

New York City to Columbus is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Columbus can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to drive to Dayton.

Things to do in Columbus

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Marion, Zipline, Sherman House Museum, Great Circle Earthworks, Towers Hall
Highlights from your plan
Zipline
Wagner-Hagans Auto Museum ©
Wagner-Hagans Auto Museum
Great Circle Earthworks ©
Great Circle Earthworks

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. Get in touch with nature at Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum and Cox Arboretum MetroPark. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Dayton: Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption (in Cincinnati), Springfield (Frank Lloyd Wright's Westcott House & Hartman Rock Garden) and Loveland Castle (in Loveland). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at National Museum of the US Air Force, appreciate the extensive heritage of Aullwood Garden MetroPark, buy something for everyone on your list at Dayton Mall, and stroll the grounds of Dayton National Cemetery.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Dayton trip planner.

You can drive from Columbus to Dayton in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. May in Dayton sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Toledo.

Things to do in Dayton

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Cincinnati, Springfield, Cox Arboretum MetroPark, Pines Pet Cemetery and Cremation Center, Loveland Castle
Highlights from your plan
National Museum of the US Air Force ©
National Museum of the US Air Force
Carillon Historical Park ©
Carillon Historical 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 Toledo Museum of Art and Imagination Station. Escape the urban bustle at The 577 Foundation and Oak Openings Preserve Metropark. Change things up with these side-trips from Toledo: Perry's Victory & International Peace Memorial (in Put in Bay), Basilica and National Shrine of Our Lady of Consolation (in Carey) and Providence Metropark (in Grand Rapids). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Queen of the Most Holy Rosary Cathedral, contemplate the long history of Wildwood Manor House, examine the collection at Snook's Dream Cars, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Historic Old West End.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Toledo trip itinerary builder website.

Getting from Dayton to Toledo by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. In May, daytime highs in Toledo are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can go by car to Sandusky.

Things to do in Toledo

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Perrysburg, Snook's Dream Cars, Perry's Victory & International Peace Memorial, Basilica and National Shrine of Our Lady of Consolation, Providence Metropark
Highlights from your plan
The 577 Foundation ©
The 577 Foundation
Toledo Museum of Art ©
Toledo Museum of Art
National Museum of the Great Lakes ©
National Museum of the Great Lakes

3
nights
Sandusky

Sandusky ©
Sandusky positively bustles in the summertime due to its famed amusement park.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Library & Museums and Lowe Volk Nature Center. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sandusky: Mansfield (Kingwood Center Gardens & Mansfield Reformatory) and Johnson's Island Confederate Cemetery (in Marblehead). And it doesn't end there: make a splash at Cedar Point, make a trip to Port Clinton Lighthouse, contemplate the long history of Eleutheros Cooke House and Garden, and enjoy the sea views from Marblehead Lighthouse State Park.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Sandusky online route planner.

Traveling by car from Toledo to Sandusky takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can go by car to Cleveland.

Things to do in Sandusky

Historic Sites Theme Parks Museums

Side Trips

Mansfield, Marblehead, Lowe Volk Nature Center, Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Library & Museums, Port Clinton Lighthouse
Highlights from your plan
Cedar Point ©
Cedar Point
Marblehead Lighthouse State Park ©
Marblehead Lighthouse State Park

4
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate West Side Market and USS Cod Submarine Memorial. Let the collections at Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and Historic Kirtland capture your imagination. Get out of town with these interesting Cleveland side-trips: Gazebo & Green, Hudson (in Hudson), Chagrin Waterfalls (in Chagrin Falls) and Squire's Castle (in Willoughby Hills). And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at The Cleveland Museum of Art, steep yourself in history at Canal Exploration Center, take in the spiritual surroundings of Our Lady of Lourdes Shrine, and admire the landmark architecture of Heinen's Downtown.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Cleveland holiday planner.

Drive from Sandusky to Cleveland in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to drive to Canton.

Things to do in Cleveland

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

James A. Garfield National Historic Site, Hale Farm and Village, Gazebo & Green, Hudson, Canal Exploration Center, St. Paul Greek Orthodox Church
Highlights from your plan
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame ©
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
The Cleveland Museum of Art ©
The Cleveland Museum of Art
West Side Market ©
West Side Market

3
nights
Canton

Canton ©
Canton is a city in and the county seat of Stark County, Ohio, United States. You'll explore and learn at J. E. Reeves Victorian Home & Carriage House Museum and Hoover Historical Center. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens and Zoar Village State Memorial. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Canton: Dr. Bob's Gravesite (in Akron), Tallmadge Church Historic Site (in Tallmadge) and John and Annie Glenn Historic Site (in New Concord). And it doesn't end there: take in the pleasant sights at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery, see the interesting displays at Warther Museum, and steep yourself in history at Algonquin Milll Complex.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Canton trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Cleveland to Canton takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Canton can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Canton

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Akron, Dover, Zoar Village State Memorial, Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery, St. Helena III Canal Boat Rides
Highlights from your plan
Warther Museum ©
Warther Museum
John and Annie Glenn Historic Site ©
John and Annie Glenn Historic Site
Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens ©
Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens

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