31 days in Ohio Itinerary

31 days in Ohio Itinerary

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31 days in Ohio Itinerary

Start: Columbus
1
Columbus
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Cumberland
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Millersburg
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Toledo
— 5 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
5
Sandusky
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
6
Cleveland
— 6 nights
Fly:  2​h
7
Cincinnati
— 6 nights
bus:  2​h
End: Columbus

5
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes SegAway Tours of Columbus. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens and The Dawes Arboretum. Change things up with these side-trips from Columbus: Harding Home Presidential Site (in Marion), Cantwell Cliffs (in Logan) and Zipline (in Rockbridge). There's lots more to do: explore and take pictures at Ohio Stadium, admire the majestic nature at Hopewell Culture National Historical Park, examine the collection at Wagner-Hagans Auto Museum, and engage your brain at Armstrong Air & Space Museum.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Columbus online itinerary creator.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Columbus. In September, daytime highs in Columbus are 77°F, while nighttime lows are 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Cumberland.

Things to do in Columbus

Parks Museums Tours

Side Trips

Dawes Arboretum, Zipline, Hopewell Culture National Historical Park, Armstrong Air & Space Museum, Clifton Gorge State Nature Preserve
Highlights from your plan
Zipline
SegAway Tours of Columbus ©
SegAway Tours of Columbus
Ohio Stadium ©
Ohio Stadium

few
hours
Cumberland

Cumberland ©
Cumberland is a village in Guernsey County, Ohio, United States. On the 3rd (Tue), look for all kinds of wild species at The Wilds and then whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Cumberland travel planner.

Getting from Columbus to Cumberland by car takes about 1.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Cumberland can reach 64°F, while at night they dip to 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Millersburg.

Things to do in Cumberland

Wildlife Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Wilds ©
The Wilds

4
nights
Millersburg

Millersburg ©
Millersburg is a village in and the county seat of Holmes County, Ohio, United States. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Zipline and Hershberger Farm & Bakery. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Millersburg: Ghost & Vampire Tours (in Mansfield) and Warther Museum & Gardens (in Dover). There's much more to do: relax in the rural setting at The Farm at Walnut Creek, examine the collection at Yoder's Amish Home, and stop by Heini's Cheese Chalet.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Millersburg vacation trip planner.

You can drive from Cumberland to Millersburg in 1.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 62°F, and evening lows to 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Toledo.

Things to do in Millersburg

Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Walnut Creek, Warther Museum, The Farm at Walnut Creek
Highlights from your plan
Warther Museum ©
Warther Museum
The Farm at Walnut Creek ©
The Farm at Walnut Creek
Yoder's Amish Home ©
Yoder's Amish Home

5
nights
Toledo

Toledo ©
Toledo is a city in and the county seat of Lucas County, Ohio, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes National Museum of the Great Lakes as well as Maumee Bay Brew Pub. Discover out-of-the-way places like The Toledo Museum of Art and Falling Waters Trail. Step out of Toledo to go to Oak Harbor and see Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge, which is approximately 32 minutes away. There's much more to do: admire all the interesting features of Fifth Third Field, browse the collection at Toledo-Lucas County Public Library, stroll through Side Cut Metropark, and examine the collection at Snook's Dream Cars.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Toledo trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Millersburg to Toledo in 3 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Toledo can reach 63°F, while at night they dip to 44°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can go by car to Sandusky.

Things to do in Toledo

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Side Cut Metropark, Falling Waters Trail, Snook's Dream Cars, Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge
Highlights from your plan
Falling Waters Trail ©
Falling Waters Trail
Toledo Museum of Art ©
Toledo Museum of Art
National Museum of the Great Lakes ©

4
nights
Sandusky

Sandusky ©
Sandusky positively bustles in the summertime due to its famed amusement park.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Perry's Victory & International Peace Memorial and African Safari Wildlife Park. Get out of town with these interesting Sandusky side-trips: Marblehead Lighthouse State Park (in Marblehead), Put in Bay (Put In Bay Winery & South Bass Island) and Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Library & Museums (in Fremont). The adventure continues: find something for the whole family at Cedar Point, see the interesting displays at Merry-Go-Round Museum, admire the majestic nature at East Harbor State Park, and make a splash at Kalahari Waterparks.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Sandusky travel itinerary creator.

Getting from Toledo to Sandusky by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Sandusky can reach 63°F, while at night they dip to 46°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Cleveland.

Things to do in Sandusky

Parks Theme Parks Nature

Side Trips

Put in Bay, Marblehead, Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Library & Museums, African Safari Wildlife Park
Highlights from your plan
Cedar Point ©
Cedar Point
Marblehead Lighthouse State Park ©
Marblehead Lighthouse State Park

6
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Cleveland Metroparks Zoo and Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens. Take a break from Cleveland with a short trip to Akron Zoo in Akron, about 44 minutes away. Spend the 20th (Fri) exploring nature at Cuyahoga Valley National Park. The adventure continues: examine the collection at The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, stroll the grounds of Lake View Cemetery, take in nature's colorful creations at Cleveland Botanical Garden, and contemplate the long history of USS Cod Submarine Memorial.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Cleveland trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Sandusky to Cleveland by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. In October in Cleveland, expect temperatures between 62°F during the day and 49°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Cincinnati.

Things to do in Cleveland

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Akron, Cuyahoga Valley National Park
Highlights from your plan
Cleveland Metroparks ©
Cleveland Metroparks
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame ©
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
Lake View Cemetery ©
Lake View Cemetery

6
nights
Cincinnati

Cincinnati ©
Situated on the north bank of the Ohio River, Cincinnati distinguished itself as the only U.S.
Step off the beaten path and head to Fountain Square and Jungle Jim's International Market. Change things up with these side-trips from Cincinnati: Dayton (Carillon Historical Park & National Museum of the U.S. Air Force) and Miami Valley Gaming (in Lebanon). Next up on the itinerary: try your luck at JACK Cincinnati Casino, snap pictures at Roebling Suspension Bridge, explore and take pictures at Great American Ball Park, and take an in-depth tour of National Underground Railroad Freedom Center.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Cincinnati sightseeing planner.

Fly from Cleveland to Cincinnati in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Cleveland in October, expect slightly colder with lows of 44°F in Cincinnati. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can catcht the bus back home.

Things to do in Cincinnati

Parks Fun & Games Theme Parks

Side Trips

Dayton, Jungle Jim's International Market, Miami Valley Gaming, Kings Island
Highlights from your plan
National Museum of the US Air Force ©
Smale Riverfront Park ©
Smale Riverfront Park
Carillon Historical Park ©
Carillon Historical Park

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