31 days in Ohio Itinerary

31 days in Ohio Itinerary

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Columbus
— 5 nights
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Cincinnati
— 5 nights
3
Toledo
— 5 nights
4
Sandusky
— 4 nights
5
Cleveland
— 6 nights
6
Canton
— 5 nights

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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Wagner-Hagans Auto Museum and Sherman House Museum. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Easton Town Center and Great Circle Earthworks. Get out of town with these interesting Columbus side-trips: The Wilds (in Cumberland), Adena Mansion and Gardens (in Chillicothe) and Rockbridge (Conkles Hollow State Nature Preserve & Zipline). There's still lots to do: get to know the fascinating history of German Village, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Patrick Church, do a tasting at Wyandotte Winery, and wander the streets of Arena District.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Columbus holiday app.

New York City to Columbus is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from New York City in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Columbus, with lows of 66°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Cincinnati.

Things to do in Columbus

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Rockbridge, Moonville Tunnel, Sherman House Museum, The Wilds, The Virtues Golf Club
Highlights from your plan
Zipline
Conkles Hollow State Nature Preserve ©
Conkles Hollow State Nature Preserve
Wagner-Hagans Auto Museum ©
Wagner-Hagans Auto Museum

5
nights
Cincinnati

Cincinnati ©
Situated on the north bank of the Ohio River, Cincinnati distinguished itself as the only U.S.
You'll explore and learn at National Museum of the US Air Force and Loveland Castle. Get some cultural insight at Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum and Carillon Historical Park. Get out of town with these interesting Cincinnati side-trips: Cincinnati Nature Center (in Milford), Dayton (Woodland Cemetery & Arboretum, Dayton Mall, &more) and John Rankin House (in Ripley). Next up on the itinerary: try to win big at JACK Cincinnati Casino, get to know the fascinating history of Mount Adams, don't miss a visit to Bicentennial Veterans Memorial Park, and steep yourself in history at William Howard Taft National Historic Site.

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Cincinnati tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Columbus to Cincinnati in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. July in Cincinnati sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 64°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can drive to Toledo.

Things to do in Cincinnati

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Dayton, Bicentennial Veterans Memorial Park, Loveland Castle, Cincinnati Nature Center, John Rankin House
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National Museum of the US Air Force ©
National Museum of the US Air Force
Cincinnati Nature Center ©
Cincinnati Nature Center
Carillon Historical Park ©
Carillon Historical Park

5
nights
Toledo

Toledo ©
Toledo is a city in and the county seat of Lucas County, Ohio, United States. Do some cultural sightseeing at The 577 Foundation and Fort Meigs Ohio's War of 1812 Battlefield. Get in touch with nature at Oak Openings Preserve Metropark and Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge. Explore Toledo's surroundings by going to Sauder Village (in Archbold), Providence Metropark (in Grand Rapids) and Put in Bay (Perry's Victory & International Peace Memorial & Put-in-Bay Winery). There's much more to do: indulge your thirst for a good beer at Maumee Bay Brew Pub, see the interesting displays at Snook's Dream Cars, stop by Boyds Retro Candy Store, and learn about winemaking at Leisure Time Winery.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Toledo trip tool.

Drive from Cincinnati to Toledo in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In July, daytime highs in Toledo are 82°F, while nighttime lows are 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Sandusky.

Things to do in Toledo

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Perrysburg, Put in Bay, Maumee Bay State Park, Sauder Village, Providence Metropark
Highlights from your plan
The 577 Foundation ©
The 577 Foundation
Toledo Museum of Art ©
Toledo Museum of Art
National Museum of the Great Lakes ©
National Museum of the Great Lakes

4
nights
Sandusky

Sandusky ©
Sandusky positively bustles in the summertime due to its famed amusement park.
Get a sense of the local culture at Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Library & Museums and Thomas Edison Birthplace. Your inner history buff will appreciate Marblehead Lighthouse State Park and Lowe Volk Nature Center. Change things up with these side-trips from Sandusky: Wakeman (Matus Winery & Vermilion Valley Vineyards) and Main Street Beach (in Vermilion). Next up on the itinerary: make a splash at Cedar Point, look for all kinds of wild species at Old Woman Creek State Nature Preserve, learn about winemaking at Quarry Hill Winery, and don't miss a visit to Port Clinton Lighthouse.

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Traveling by car from Toledo to Sandusky takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 82°F, and evening lows to 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to drive to Cleveland.

Things to do in Sandusky

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Huron, Wakeman, Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Library & Museums, Thomas Edison Birthplace, Lowe Volk Nature Center
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.
Let the collections at Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and The Cleveland Museum of Art capture your imagination. Get a sense of the local culture at West Side Market and James A. Garfield National Historic Site. Venture out of the city with trips to Hard Rock Rocksino Northfield Park (in Northfield), F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm (in Akron) and Squire's Castle (in Willoughby Hills). Next up on the itinerary: try your luck at JACK Cleveland Casino, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Dominic Catholic Church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Our Lady of Lourdes Shrine, and stroll the grounds of Lake View Cemetery.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Cleveland trip itinerary planning tool.

Drive from Sandusky to Cleveland in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Cleveland can reach 79°F, while at night they dip to 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Canton.

Things to do in Cleveland

Historic Sites · Fun & Games · Museums

Side Trips

Geneva, Hard Rock Rocksino Northfield Park, St. Paul Greek Orthodox Church, James A. Garfield National Historic Site, F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm
Highlights from your plan
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame ©
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
The Cleveland Museum of Art ©
The Cleveland Museum of Art
F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm ©
F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm

5
nights
Canton

Canton ©
Canton is a city in and the county seat of Stark County, Ohio, United States. Warther Museum and David Warther Carvings will appeal to museum buffs. Visit Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens and Amish Country for their historical value. Explore Canton's surroundings by going to Mill Creek Park (in Canfield), Akron (Dr. Bob's Gravesite & Firestone Country Club) and Zoar Village State Memorial (in Zoar). Spend the 30th (Tue) among the lush surroundings of Gervasi Vineyard. There's lots more to do: stroll the grounds of Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery, admire the striking features of Historic Ridgewood, contemplate the long history of St. Helena III Canal Boat Rides, and learn about winemaking at Baltic Mill Winery.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Canton online tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Cleveland to Canton by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Cleveland in July, expect a bit cooler with lows of 63°F in Canton. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Canton

Wineries · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Akron, St. Helena III Canal Boat Rides, Warther Museum, Mill Creek Park, Amish Country
Highlights from your plan
Warther Museum ©
Warther Museum
Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens ©
Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens
Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery ©
Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery

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