22 days in Ohio Itinerary

22 days in Ohio Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Ohio vacation planner

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

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
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Sandusky
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
5
Cleveland
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Canton
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  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.
Central Ohio Fire Museum and Wagner-Hagans Auto Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Take a break from the city and head to Zipline and Hayden Falls Park. Explore Columbus' surroundings by going to Great Circle Earthworks (in Heath), Marion (Harding Presidential Sites & Veterans Memorial Park) and Sherman House Museum (in Lancaster). The adventure continues: appreciate the extensive heritage of German Village, admire the striking features of Ohio Statehouse, make a trip to Towers Hall, and stroll the grounds of Camp Chase Confederate Cemetery.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Columbus trip itinerary builder .

New York City to Columbus is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also fly; or drive. In May, plan for daily highs up to 74°F, and evening lows to 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can drive to Dayton.

Things to do in Columbus

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

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

4
nights
Dayton

Dayton ©
Home of airplane pioneers the Wright brothers, Dayton prides itself on its inventors, including Charles F.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Carillon Historical Park and Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum. Appreciate the collections at National Museum of the US Air Force and Loveland Castle. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Dayton: Springfield (Frank Lloyd Wright's Westcott House & Hartman Rock Garden), Pines Pet Cemetery and Cremation Center (in Lebanon) and Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption (in Cincinnati). The adventure continues: explore and take pictures at Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park, appreciate the extensive heritage of Aullwood Garden MetroPark, stroll around Cox Arboretum MetroPark, and browse the different shops at Dayton Mall.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Dayton driving holiday planner .

Drive from Columbus to Dayton in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 74°F in May, and nighttime lows around 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to drive to Toledo.

Things to do in Dayton

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Cincinnati, Springfield, Loveland Castle, Aullwood Garden MetroPark, Pines Pet Cemetery and Cremation Center
Highlights from your plan
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. Get outdoors at The 577 Foundation and Oak Openings Preserve Metropark. Museum-lovers will appreciate Toledo Museum of Art and Snook's Dream Cars. Explore Toledo's surroundings by going to Basilica and National Shrine of Our Lady of Consolation (in Carey), Providence Metropark (in Grand Rapids) and Perry's Victory & International Peace Memorial (in Put in Bay). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Queen of the Most Holy Rosary Cathedral, see the interesting displays at Imagination Station, stroll the grounds of Woodlawn Cemetery, and take in the history at The Fallen Timbers Battlefield and Fort Miamis National Historic Site.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Toledo trip itinerary app .

Getting from Dayton to Toledo by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus. In May in Toledo, expect temperatures between 72°F during the day and 52°F at night. 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, The Fallen Timbers Battlefield and Fort Miamis National Historic Site, Perry's Victory & International Peace Memorial, Providence Metropark
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Library & Museums and Thomas Edison Birthplace. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sandusky: Mansfield (Kingwood Center Gardens & Mansfield Reformatory), Johnson's Island Confederate Cemetery (in Marblehead) and Lowe Volk Nature Center (in Crestline). And it doesn't end there: cool off at Cedar Point, contemplate the long history of Eleutheros Cooke House and Garden, and enjoy the sea views from Port Clinton Lighthouse.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Sandusky travel route planning website .

Drive from Toledo to Sandusky in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 71°F in May, and nighttime lows around 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Cleveland.

Things to do in Sandusky

Historic Sites Theme Parks Museums

Side Trips

Marblehead, Mansfield, Thomas Edison Birthplace, 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.
West Side Market and Lake View Cemetery will appeal to history buffs. Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and Historic Kirtland will appeal to museum buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Cleveland: Chagrin Waterfalls (in Chagrin Falls), Squire's Castle (in Willoughby Hills) and Gazebo & Green, Hudson (in Hudson). There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at The Cleveland Museum of Art, steep yourself in history at USS Cod Submarine Memorial, pause for some serene contemplation at St John's Cathedral, and admire the landmark architecture of Heinen's Downtown.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Cleveland trip maker app .

Traveling by train from Sandusky to Cleveland takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June in Cleveland, expect temperatures between 77°F during the day and 64°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Canton.

Things to do in Cleveland

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Historic Kirtland, Squire's Castle, Hale Farm and Village, Chagrin Waterfalls, James A. Garfield National Historic Site
Highlights from your plan
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. You'll explore and learn at J. E. Reeves Victorian Home & Carriage House Museum and Hoover Historical Center. Popular historic sites such as Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens and Zoar Village State Memorial are in your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from Canton: Tallmadge Church Historic Site (in Tallmadge), Dr. Bob's Gravesite (in Akron) and John and Annie Glenn Historic Site (in New Concord). And it doesn't end there: stroll the grounds of Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery, contemplate the long history of Algonquin Milll Complex, and examine the collection at Warther Museum.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Canton trip tool .

Getting from Cleveland to Canton by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. June in Canton sees daily highs of 80°F and lows of 60°F at night. 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, Hoover Historical Center, Zoar Village State Memorial, Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery
Highlights from your plan
Warther Museum ©
Warther Museum
Zoar Village State Memorial ©
Zoar Village State Memorial
Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens ©
Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens

Similar Plans

24 days in Ohio BY A USER FROM BRAZIL March, popular sights PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 57 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 4 days in Ohio BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 8 days in Ohio BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 7 days in Ohio BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 4 days in Ohio BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 8 days in Ohio BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, culture, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, culture, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 6 days in Ohio BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, relaxing, romantic, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, relaxing, romantic ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 17 days in United States BY A USER FROM CANADA August, kids, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, kids, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 7 days in Ohio BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: April, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 13 days in Ohio BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, culture, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: April, culture, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 8 days in Ohio BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, culture, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: March, culture, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans