31 days in Ohio Itinerary

31 days in Ohio Itinerary

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31 days in Ohio Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly:  4​h
1
Columbus
— 5 nights
bus:  1​h 45​min
2
Cincinnati
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Toledo
— 5 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
4
Sandusky
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
5
Cleveland
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Canton
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
End: New York City

5
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like German Village and Central Ohio Fire Museum. Museum-lovers will get to explore Sherman House Museum and Wagner-Hagans Auto Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Columbus: Adena Mansion and Gardens (in Chillicothe), The Wilds (in Cumberland) and Great Circle Earthworks (in Heath). And it doesn't end there: kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, look for all kinds of wild species at Conkles Hollow State Nature Preserve, wander the streets of Arena District, and don't miss a visit to Moonville Tunnel.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Columbus trip planner .

New York City to Columbus is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also fly; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from New York City in July since evenings lows in Columbus dip to 66°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can catcht the bus to Cincinnati.

Things to do in Columbus

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Outdoors

Side Trips

Rockbridge, Adena Mansion and Gardens, The Wilds, Sherman House Museum, Great Circle Earthworks
Highlights from your plan
The Wilds ©
The Wilds
Zipline
Conkles Hollow State Nature Preserve ©

5
nights
Cincinnati

Cincinnati ©
Situated on the north bank of the Ohio River, Cincinnati distinguished itself as the only U.S.
Step out of the city life by going to Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum and Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park. Get some cultural insight at National Museum of the US Air Force and John Rankin House. Venture out of the city with trips to Cincinnati Nature Center (in Milford), Dayton (Woodland Cemetery & Arboretum, Carillon Historical Park, & more) and Loveland Castle (in Loveland). The adventure continues: try to win big at JACK Cincinnati Casino, steep yourself in history at William Howard Taft National Historic Site, appreciate the history behind Bicentennial Veterans Memorial Park, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Mount Adams.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Cincinnati trip planner .

Traveling by bus from Columbus to Cincinnati takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In July, daily temperatures in Cincinnati can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to drive to Toledo.

Things to do in Cincinnati

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Dayton, Loveland Castle, Bicentennial Veterans Memorial Park, John Rankin House, Cincinnati Nature Center
Highlights from your plan
National Museum of the US Air Force ©
Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum ©
Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum
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 Perry's Victory & International Peace Memorial and Put-in-Bay Winery. The 577 Foundation and Providence Metropark will appeal to history buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Toledo: Sauder Village (in Archbold), Leisure Time Winery (in Napoleon) and Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge (in Oak Harbor). Next up on the itinerary: stroll around Oak Openings Preserve Metropark, explore the world behind art at Toledo Museum of Art, admire the majestic nature at Maumee Bay State Park, and sample the tasty concoctions at Black Cloister Brewing Company.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Toledo day trip site .

Traveling by car from Cincinnati to Toledo takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Expect a daytime high around 82°F in July, and nighttime lows around 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, Leisure Time Winery, Providence Metropark, Maumee Bay State Park
Highlights from your plan
Oak Openings Preserve Metropark ©
Oak Openings Preserve Metropark
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Main Street Beach and Old Woman Creek State Nature Preserve. Museum-lovers will get to explore Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Library & Museums and Thomas Edison Birthplace. Venture out of the city with trips to Lowe Volk Nature Center (in Crestline) and Wakeman (Matus Winery & Vermilion Valley Vineyards). There's lots more to do: find something for the whole family at Cedar Point, visit a coastal fixture at Marblehead Lighthouse State Park, do a tasting at Quarry Hill Winery, and look for all kinds of wild species at Castalia Quarry Reserve.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Sandusky trip planner .

Traveling by car from Toledo to Sandusky takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In July in Sandusky, expect temperatures between 82°F during the day and 66°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Cleveland.

Things to do in Sandusky

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Huron, Wakeman, Main Street Beach, Marblehead Lighthouse State Park, Thomas Edison Birthplace
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.
Get some cultural insight at West Side Market and The Cleveland Museum of Art. You'll explore and learn at Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and Great Lakes Science Center. Explore Cleveland's surroundings by going to Hard Rock Rocksino Northfield Park (in Northfield), Squire's Castle (in Willoughby Hills) and James A. Garfield National Historic Site (in Mentor). The adventure continues: try your luck at JACK Cleveland Casino, do a tasting at M Cellars, contemplate the long history of USS Cod Submarine Memorial, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Our Lady of Lourdes Shrine.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Cleveland trip planner .

Getting from Sandusky to Cleveland by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In July in Cleveland, expect temperatures between 79°F during the day and 68°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Canton.

Things to do in Cleveland

Historic Sites Fun & Games Museums

Side Trips

Geneva, F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm, St. Paul Greek Orthodox Church, St Dominic Catholic Church, Squire's Castle
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

5
nights
Canton

Canton ©
Canton is a city in and the county seat of Stark County, Ohio, United States. Your inner history buff will appreciate Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens and Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery. Escape the urban bustle at Mill Creek Park and Firestone Country Club. Venture out of the city with trips to Zoar Village State Memorial (in Zoar), Dr. Bob's Gravesite (in Akron) and David Warther Carvings (in Sugarcreek). Spend the 30th (Tue) among the lush surroundings of Gervasi Vineyard. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Warther Museum, contemplate the long history of St. Helena III Canal Boat Rides, take a stroll through Amish Country, and learn about winemaking at Baltic Mill Winery.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Canton trip planner.

Traveling by car from Cleveland to Canton takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Cleveland in July since evenings lows in Canton dip to 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Canton

Wineries Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

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