30 days in Southeast Ohio Itinerary

30 days in Southeast Ohio Itinerary

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30 days in Southeast Ohio Itinerary

Start: Dayton
Drive:  1​h
1
Loveland
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Portsmouth
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Marietta
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Zanesville
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Logan
— 7 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
End: Dayton

4
nights
Loveland

Loveland ©
Loveland is a city in Hamilton, Clermont, and Warren counties in the southwestern part of the U.S. Loveland is known for historic sites, fun & games, adventure, breweries & distilleries, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: indulge your thirst for a good beer at Narrow Path Brewing, explore the activities along Lake Isabella, and step into the grandiose world of Loveland Castle.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Loveland trip itinerary planning tool .

Dayton to Loveland is an approximately 1-hour car ride. In August, daily temperatures in Loveland can reach 83°F, while at night they dip to 64°F. On the 5th (Mon), you'll travel to Portsmouth.

Things to do in Loveland

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Lake Isabella ©
Lake Isabella
Narrow Path Brewing ©
Narrow Path Brewing
Loveland Castle ©
Loveland Castle

6
nights
Portsmouth

Portsmouth ©
Portsmouth is a city in and the county seat of Scioto County, Ohio, United States. Change things up with these side-trips from Portsmouth: Leo Petroglyph State Memorial (in Jackson), Lake Vesuvius Recreation Area (in Ironton) and Scioto Trail State Park (in Chillicothe). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Portsmouth Floodwall Mural, stop by Ghosts in the Attic, see the interesting displays at Southern Ohio Museum, and immerse yourself in nature at Shawnee State Park.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Portsmouth trip planning website .

Drive from Loveland to Portsmouth in 2 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Portsmouth can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 64°F. On the 11th (Sun), you're off toMarietta.

Things to do in Portsmouth

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Scioto Trail State Park, Lake Vesuvius Recreation Area, Leo Petroglyph State Memorial
Highlights from your plan
Shawnee State Park ©
Shawnee State Park
Portsmouth Floodwall Mural ©
Portsmouth Floodwall Mural
Southern Ohio Museum ©
Southern Ohio Museum

6
nights
Marietta

Marietta ©
Marietta is a city in and the county seat of Washington County, Ohio, United States. Venture out of the city with trips to Saint Clairsville (Ohio Valley Mall & Adventure Creek Challenge Course, LLC) and Caldwell (Wolf Run State Park & Baker Family Museum). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Mound Cemetery, see the interesting displays at Campus Martius Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Basilica of Saint Mary of the Assumption, and get a taste of the local shopping with The Riverside Artists Gallery.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Marietta day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Portsmouth to Marietta takes 2.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Zanesville.

Things to do in Marietta

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Saint Clairsville, Caldwell
Highlights from your plan
Campus Martius Museum ©
Campus Martius Museum
Mound Cemetery ©
Mound Cemetery

6
nights
Zanesville

Zanesville ©
Zanesville is a city in and the county seat of Muskingum County, Ohio, United States. Explore Zanesville's surroundings by going to McConnelsville (AEP ReCreation Land, Morgan County Historical Society Museum, & more), Longaberger Basket Home Office (in Dresden) and The Wilds (in Cumberland). The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Mission Oaks Gardens, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Weasel Boy Brewing Company, take in the exciting artwork at Alan Cottrill Sculpture Studio & Gallery, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Thomas Aquinas Church.

To see ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Zanesville trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from Marietta to Zanesville in 1.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Zanesville can reach 83°F, while at night they dip to 61°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Logan.

Things to do in Zanesville

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Cambridge, McConnelsville, The Wilds, Longaberger Basket Home Office
Highlights from your plan
The Wilds ©
The Wilds
The Alpacas Of Spring Acres ©
The Alpacas Of Spring Acres
Mission Oaks Gardens ©
Mission Oaks Gardens

7
nights
Logan

Logan is a city in Hocking County, Ohio, United States. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Logan: Lake Hope State Park (in McArthur), Pleasant Hill Vineyards (in Athens) and Chillicothe (Yoctangee Park, Adena Mansion and Gardens, & more). There's lots more to do: kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, sample the fine beverages at Hocking Hills Moonshine, do a tasting at Hocking Hills Winery, and Head underground at Ash Cave.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Logan driving holiday planner .

You can drive from Zanesville to Logan in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 82°F in August, and nighttime lows around 60°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Logan

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Chillicothe, Rockbridge, Nelsonville Emporium, Pleasant Hill Vineyards, Lake Hope State Park
Highlights from your plan
Zipline
Rockhouse ©
Rockhouse
Ash Cave ©
Ash Cave