28 days in Ohio Itinerary

28 days in Ohio Itinerary

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Start: Beirut
Fly:  22 h 15 min
1
Cincinnati
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Springfield
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Columbus
— 6 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
4
Valley View
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Sandusky
— 4 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
6
Toledo
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  21 h 15 min
End: Beirut

5
nights
Cincinnati

Cincinnati ©
Situated on the north bank of the Ohio River, Cincinnati distinguished itself as the only U.S.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Jungle Jim's International Market and Batsakes Hat Shop. Family-friendly places like Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden and Coney Island will thrill your kids. Get out of town with these interesting Cincinnati side-trips: EnterTRAINment Junction (in West Chester), Cincinnati Nature Center (in Milford) and Miami Valley Gaming (in Lebanon). And it doesn't end there: catch a live event at Great American Ball Park, try to win big at JACK Cincinnati Casino, admire the striking features of Carew Tower, and make a trip to Fountain Square.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Cincinnati trip planner.

Beirut, Lebanon to Cincinnati is an approximately 23.5- hour flight. Traveling from Beirut to Cincinnati, you'll gain 7 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Beirut in September, plan for little chillier days in Cincinnati, with highs around 31°C, while nights are much colder with lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can go by car to Springfield.

Things to do in Cincinnati

Parks Theme Parks Fun & Games

Side Trips

EnterTRAINment Junction, Cincinnati Nature Center, Miami Valley Gaming, Kings Island, Jungle Jim's International Market
Highlights from your plan
Jungle Jim's International Market ©
Jungle Jim's International Market
Kings Island ©
Kings Island
Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden ©
Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden

3
nights
Springfield

Springfield ©
Step out of the city life by going to Clifton Gorge State Nature Preserve and John Bryan State Park. Venture out of the city with trips to Tanger Outlets Jeffersonville (in Jeffersonville) and Dayton (National Museum of the US Air Force & Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park).

For maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Springfield vacation site.

Drive from Cincinnati to Springfield in 1.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Springfield can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Columbus.

Things to do in Springfield

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Yellow Springs, Dayton, Tanger Outlets Jeffersonville
Highlights from your plan
Clifton Gorge State Nature Preserve ©
Clifton Gorge State Nature Preserve
Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park ©
John Bryan State Park ©
John Bryan State Park

6
nights
Columbus

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.
Kids will enjoy Columbus Zoo and Aquarium and Lynd Fruit Farm. Get in touch with nature at Zipline and Conkles Hollow State Nature Preserve. Explore Columbus' surroundings by going to Rockhouse (in Logan) and Zoombezi Bay (in Powell). There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Easton Town Center, see where the action happens at Ohio Stadium, gain insight at Ohio State University, and examine the collection at The Jubilee Museum.

To find photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Columbus road trip tool.

Drive from Springfield to Columbus in an hour. In September in Columbus, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time for travel to Valley View.

Things to do in Columbus

Parks Neighborhoods Theme Parks

Side Trips

Powell, Rockbridge, Hocking Hills State Park, Rockhouse, Inniswood Metro Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Easton Town Center ©
Easton Town Center
Zipline
Columbus Zoo and Aquarium ©
Columbus Zoo and Aquarium

4
nights
Valley View

Valley View ©
Valley View is a village in Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States. Get outdoors at Cuyahoga Valley National Park and Huntington Beach. Head to West Side Market and Crocker Parkfor plenty of shopping. Take a break from Valley View with a short trip to F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm in Akron, about 36 minutes away. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, admire the masterpieces at The Cleveland Museum of Art, contemplate the long history of Wade Memorial Chapel, and try your luck at JACK Cleveland Casino.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Valley View trip planner.

You can drive from Columbus to Valley View in 2.5 hours. In October in Valley View, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Sandusky.

Things to do in Valley View

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Cleveland, Huntington Beach, F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm, Crocker Park, Cuyahoga Valley National Park
Highlights from your plan
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame ©
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
Cuyahoga Valley National Park ©
Cuyahoga Valley National Park
West Side Market ©
West Side Market

4
nights
Sandusky

Sandusky ©
Sandusky positively bustles in the summertime due to its famed amusement park.
Kids will enjoy Cedar Point and Castaway Bay Waterpark. Take a break from the city and head to Lakeview Park and Ohio Bird Sanctuary. Go for a jaunt from Sandusky to Oak Harbor to see Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge about 48 minutes away. There's more to do: learn about winemaking at Firelands Winery and meet the residents at African Safari Wildlife Park.

To find ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Sandusky trip planner.

Drive from Valley View to Sandusky in 1.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Toledo.

Things to do in Sandusky

Parks Theme Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Lakeview Park, Ohio Bird Sanctuary, African Safari Wildlife Park, Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge
Highlights from your plan
Cedar Point ©
Cedar Point
Lakeview Park ©
Lakeview Park
Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge ©
Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge

3
nights
Toledo

Toledo ©
Toledo is a city in and the county seat of Lucas County, Ohio, United States. Take a break from the city and head to Maumee Bay State Park and Harrison Lake State Park. There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Oak Openings Preserve Metropark, see where the action happens at Fifth Third Field, look for gifts at Levis Commons, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Toledo Zoo.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Toledo trip site.

You can take a train from Sandusky to Toledo in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in October, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Toledo

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Maumee Bay State Park, Side Cut Metropark, Harrison Lake State Park, Levis Commons
Highlights from your plan
Maumee Bay State Park ©
Maumee Bay State Park
Toledo Zoo ©
Toledo Zoo
Harrison Lake State Park ©
Harrison Lake State Park

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