31 days in Ohio Itinerary

31 days in Ohio Itinerary

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31 days in Ohio Itinerary

Start: Kingsport
Drive:  6​h
1
Dover
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Canfield
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Cleveland
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
4
Sandusky
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Put in Bay
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Toledo
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
7
Columbus
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h
8
Springfield
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
9
Dayton
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
10
Cincinnati
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h
End: Kingsport

2
nights
Dover

Dover ©
Dover is a city in Tuscarawas County, Ohio, United States. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): make a trip to Brick Wall Sculpture. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Warther Museum, then make a trip to St. Raphael Center, and then experience rural life at The Farm at Walnut Creek.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Dover trip itinerary maker site .

Kingsport to Dover is an approximately 6.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Kingsport in December, with highs in Dover at 43°F and lows at 28°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Canfield.

Things to do in Dover

Museums Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Sugarcreek, Canton, CRF Museum, Congressman Ralph Regula Towpath Trail Park
Highlights from your plan
Warther Museum ©
Warther Museum
The Farm at Walnut Creek ©
The Farm at Walnut Creek
St. Raphael Center ©
St. Raphael Center

3
nights
Canfield

Canfield ©
Canfield is a suburban city located in Mahoning County, Ohio, United States, at the intersection of U.S. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Canfield: The Avenue of 444 Flags (in Hermitage) and John Johnson Home (in Hiram). Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Fellows Riverside Gardens, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of Our Lady of Mount Carmel, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Birdfish Brewing Co., and hike along Mill Creek Park.

To find maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Canfield trip planner .

Drive from Dover to Canfield in 1.5 hours. In December, daytime highs in Canfield are 40°F, while nighttime lows are 27°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can drive to Cleveland.

Things to do in Canfield

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Youngstown, John Johnson Home, The Avenue of 444 Flags, Birdfish Brewing Co.
Highlights from your plan
Fellows Riverside Gardens ©
Fellows Riverside Gardens
Mill Creek Park ©
Mill Creek Park
The Butler Institute of American Art ©

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.
Explore Cleveland's surroundings by going to Girdled Road Reservation (in Concord), Gazebo & Green, Hudson (in Hudson) and Akron (F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm & Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, stroll around Rocky River Reservation, steep yourself in history at West Side Market, and try your luck at JACK Thistledown Racino.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Cleveland driving holiday planner .

You can drive from Canfield to Cleveland in 1.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Cleveland can reach 42°F, while at night they dip to 31°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Sandusky.

Things to do in Cleveland

Parks Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trips

Akron, Gazebo & Green, Hudson, Girdled Road Reservation, Bay Lanes Bowling
Highlights from your plan
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame ©
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
The Cleveland Museum of Art ©
The Cleveland Museum of Art
JACK Cleveland Casino ©
JACK Cleveland Casino

1
night
Sandusky

Sandusky ©
Sandusky positively bustles in the summertime due to its famed amusement park.
On the 11th (Wed), contemplate the long history of Eleutheros Cooke House and Garden, make a splash at Cedar Point, then do a tasting at Firelands Winery, and finally steep yourself in history at Thomas Edison Birthplace.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Sandusky trip itinerary maker site .

Getting from Cleveland to Sandusky by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Sandusky are 41°F, while nighttime lows are 29°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Put in Bay.

Things to do in Sandusky

Historic Sites Theme Parks Wineries

Side Trip

Thomas Edison Birthplace
Highlights from your plan
Cedar Point ©
Cedar Point
Firelands Winery ©
Firelands Winery
Thomas Edison Birthplace ©
Thomas Edison Birthplace

3
nights
Put in Bay

Put in Bay ©
Put-in-Bay is a village located on South Bass Island in Put-in-Bay Township, Ottawa County, Ohio, United States. Venture out of the city with trips to Detroit (James Scott Memorial Fountain, Detroit Institute of Arts, & more).

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Put in Bay online sightseeing planner .

You can drive from Sandusky to Put in Bay in 1.5 hours. December in Put in Bay sees daily highs of 41°F and lows of 29°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to drive to Toledo.

Things to do in Put in Bay

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Detroit
Highlights from your plan
Detroit Institute of Arts ©
Detroit Institute of Arts
The Ford Piquette Avenue Plant ©
The Ford Piquette Avenue Plant
Motown Museum ©
Motown Museum

4
nights
Toledo

Toledo ©
Toledo is a city in and the county seat of Lucas County, Ohio, United States. Change things up with these side-trips from Toledo: Kellogg Park (in Plymouth), Polish Art Center (in Hamtramck) and Dearborn (The Henry Ford & Greenfield Village). Next up on the itinerary: partake in some friendly competition at Decode Ann Arbor, take in the spiritual surroundings of Queen of the Most Holy Rosary Cathedral, admire the masterpieces at Toledo Museum of Art, and look for all kinds of wild species at Oak Openings Preserve Metropark.

For reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Toledo trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Put in Bay to Toledo takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 38°F in December, and nighttime lows around 26°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can go by car to Columbus.

Things to do in Toledo

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Dearborn, Perrysburg, Snook's Dream Cars, Decode Ann Arbor, Luna Pier Boardwalk
Highlights from your plan
The Henry Ford ©
The Henry Ford
Toledo Museum of Art ©
Toledo Museum of Art
Oak Openings Preserve Metropark ©
Oak Openings Preserve Metropark

4
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Zipline (in Rockbridge), Logan (Ash Cave & Rockhouse) and Columbus Zoo and Aquarium (in Powell). There's still lots to do: test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, sample the tasty concoctions at Seventh Son Brewing Co., appreciate the history behind Christopher Columbus Statue, and take in nature's colorful creations at Inniswood Metro Gardens.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Columbus holiday planner .

You can drive from Toledo to Columbus in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In December in Columbus, expect temperatures between 43°F during the day and 29°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can drive to Springfield.

Things to do in Columbus

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Logan, Westerville, Zipline, Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, Hocking Hills State Park
Highlights from your plan
Zipline
Room Escape Games
Easton Town Center ©
Easton Town Center

2
nights
Springfield

Springfield ©
Springfield is a city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Clifton Gorge State Nature Preserve, then grab your bike and head to Little Miami Scenic Trail, then get a new perspective on nature at Boonshoft Museum of Discovery, and finally walk around Freedom Grove. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Weaver Chapel, then contemplate the long history of Frank Lloyd Wright's Westcott House, then take an in-depth tour of Heritage Center of Clark County, and finally don't miss a visit to Madonna of the Trail.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Springfield trip itinerary website .

Traveling by car from Columbus to Springfield takes an hour. December in Springfield sees daily highs of 41°F and lows of 27°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can drive to Dayton.

Things to do in Springfield

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Freedom Grove, Clifton Gorge State Nature Preserve
Highlights from your plan
Clifton Gorge State Nature Preserve ©
Heritage Center of Clark County ©
Heritage Center of Clark County
Frank Lloyd Wright's Westcott House ©

3
nights
Dayton

Dayton ©
Home of airplane pioneers the Wright brothers, Dayton prides itself on its inventors, including Charles F.
Step out of Dayton with an excursion to Greene County Greene Ways in Xenia--about 32 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at National Museum of the US Air Force, explore the world behind art at Dayton Art Institute, contemplate the long history of Carillon Historical Park, and stroll around Possum Creek MetroPark.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Dayton tour itinerary planning site .

Traveling by car from Springfield to Dayton takes an hour. In December, daily temperatures in Dayton can reach 42°F, while at night they dip to 27°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can drive to Cincinnati.

Things to do in Dayton

Museums Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Miami Valley Gaming, Greene County Greene Ways
Highlights from your plan
National Museum of the US Air Force ©
Carillon Historical Park ©
Carillon Historical Park
Miami Valley Gaming ©
Miami Valley Gaming

4
nights
Cincinnati

Cincinnati ©
Situated on the north bank of the Ohio River, Cincinnati distinguished itself as the only U.S.
Explore Cincinnati's surroundings by going to Jungle Jim's International Market (in Fairfield) and Cincinnati Nature Center (in Milford). The adventure continues: put a fun spin on your tour with Houdini's Room Escape, examine the collection at Lucky Cat Museum, stroll around Smale Riverfront Park, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Cincinnati online trip itinerary planner .

Drive from Dayton to Cincinnati in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Cincinnati can reach 45°F, while at night they dip to 29°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cincinnati

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Jungle Jim's International Market, Creation Museum, Cincinnati Nature Center
Highlights from your plan
Houdini's Room Escape ©
Houdini's Room Escape
JACK Cincinnati Casino ©
JACK Cincinnati Casino
Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden ©
Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden

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