31 days in Ohio Itinerary

31 days in Ohio Itinerary

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31 days in Ohio Itinerary

Start: Ulaanbaatar
Fly:  19​h 45​min
1
Columbus
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Zanesville
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Youngstown
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Cleveland
— 5 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
5
Sandusky
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
6
Toledo
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
7
Dayton
— 5 nights
taxi + Fly:  23​h 45​min
End: Ulaanbaatar

4
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.
Get some historical perspective at German Village and Central Ohio Fire Museum. Shop till you drop at Easton Town Center and Krema Nut Company. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Columbus: Rockbridge (Conkles Hollow State Nature Preserve & Zipline) and Sherman House Museum (in Lancaster). And it doesn't end there: take in the exciting artwork at Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Joseph Cathedral, sample the tasty concoctions at Land-Grant Brewing Company, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Greek Orthodox Cathedral.

Before you visit Columbus, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia to Columbus is an approximately 20-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Ulaanbaatar to Columbus, you'll gain 13 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Ulaanbaatar in April, expect Columbus to be a bit warmer, temps between 20°C and 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Zanesville.

Things to do in Columbus

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Rockbridge, Sherman House Museum
Highlights from your plan
Easton Town Center ©
Easton Town Center
Zipline
Conkles Hollow State Nature Preserve ©

3
nights
Zanesville

Zanesville ©
Zanesville is a city in and the county seat of Muskingum County, Ohio, United States. Baltic Mill Winery and Great Circle Earthworks are good opportunities to explore the local culture. John and Annie Glenn Historic Site and St. Nicholas Catholic Church will appeal to history buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Zanesville: The Wilds (in Cumberland), Prospect Place (in Trinway) and French Ridge Vineyards (in Killbuck). Next up on the itinerary: get a taste of the local shopping with Alan Cottrill Sculpture Studio & Gallery, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Thomas Aquinas Church, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Weasel Boy Brewing Company.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Zanesville travel route website .

You can drive from Columbus to Zanesville in an hour. In April, daytime highs in Zanesville are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel to Youngstown.

Things to do in Zanesville

Historic Sites Wineries Parks

Side Trips

French Ridge Vineyards, Baltic Mill Winery, Prospect Place, Great Circle Earthworks, The Wilds
Highlights from your plan
Great Circle Earthworks ©
Great Circle Earthworks
The Wilds ©
The Wilds
Baltic Mill Winery ©
Baltic Mill Winery

3
nights
Youngstown

Youngstown ©
Youngstown is a city in and the county seat of Mahoning County in the U.S. Get a sense of the local culture at Barrel Run Crossing Winery and The Museum of Ceramics. Head to AAA I-76 Antique Mall and Rogers Community Auctionfor some retail therapy. On the 29th (Mon), hike the day away at Mill Creek Park. And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Lanterman's Mill, admire the masterpieces at The Butler Institute of American Art, and get to know the fascinating history of Riverwalk-Amphitheatre Campus.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Youngstown road trip planning app .

Drive from Zanesville to Youngstown in 2.5 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to drive to Cleveland.

Things to do in Youngstown

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

The Museum of Ceramics, Barrel Run Crossing Winery, Riverwalk-Amphitheatre Campus, Rogers Community Auction, AAA I-76 Antique Mall
Highlights from your plan
Mill Creek Park ©
Mill Creek Park
The Butler Institute of American Art ©
The Museum of Ceramics ©
The Museum of Ceramics

5
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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and The Cleveland Museum of Art. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like West Side Market and Hundley Cellars. Explore Cleveland's surroundings by going to St Dominic Catholic Church (in Shaker Heights), Hard Rock Rocksino Northfield Park (in Northfield) and Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens (in Akron). Spend the 6th (Mon) exploring nature at Cuyahoga Valley National Park. There's lots more to do: try to win big at JACK Cleveland Casino, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul Greek Orthodox Church, explore the different monuments and memorials at Lake View Cemetery, and stop by Rothenbuhler Cheese Chalet.

Start your trip to Cleveland by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can drive from Youngstown to Cleveland in 1.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Sandusky.

Things to do in Cleveland

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Brecksville, Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens, St Dominic Catholic Church, Hundley Cellars, Hard Rock Rocksino Northfield Park
Highlights from your plan
West Side Market ©
West Side Market
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame ©
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
The Cleveland Museum of Art ©
The Cleveland Museum of Art

4
nights
Sandusky

Sandusky ©
Sandusky positively bustles in the summertime due to its famed amusement park.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Library & Museums and Thomas Edison Birthplace. Get some historical perspective at Johnson's Island Confederate Cemetery and Port Clinton Lighthouse. Change things up with these side-trips from Sandusky: Brummer's Chocolates (in Vermilion), Marblehead Lighthouse State Park (in Marblehead) and Old Woman Creek State Nature Preserve (in Huron). There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Castalia Quarry Reserve, learn about winemaking at Matus Winery, delve into the lush surroundings at James H. McBride Arboretum, and contemplate the long history of Eleutheros Cooke House and Garden.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Sandusky attractions planner.

Take a train from Cleveland to Sandusky in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can drive to Toledo.

Things to do in Sandusky

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Huron, Marblehead, Castalia Quarry Reserve, Brummer's Chocolates, Matus Winery
Highlights from your plan
Cedar Point ©
Cedar Point
Marblehead Lighthouse State Park ©
Marblehead Lighthouse State Park

4
nights
Toledo

Toledo ©
Toledo is a city in and the county seat of Lucas County, Ohio, United States. Head to Boyds Retro Candy Store and Maumee Antique Mallfor plenty of shopping. Step out of the city life by going to Oak Openings Preserve Metropark and Magee Marsh Wildlife Area. Change things up with these side-trips from Toledo: Oak Harbor (Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge & Black Swamp Bird Observatory), Providence Metropark (in Grand Rapids) and Riverside Park (in Perrysburg). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of The 577 Foundation, don't miss a visit to Veteran's Glass City Skyway, examine the collection at Snook's Dream Cars, and explore the world behind art at Toledo Museum of Art.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Toledo attractions planner.

Getting from Sandusky to Toledo by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Toledo can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can go by car to Dayton.

Things to do in Toledo

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Perrysburg, Oak Harbor, Maumee Bay State Park, Maumee Antique Mall, Providence Metropark
Highlights from your plan
Oak Openings Preserve Metropark ©
Oak Openings Preserve Metropark
Toledo Museum of Art ©
Toledo Museum of Art
Providence Metropark ©
Providence Metropark

5
nights
Dayton

Dayton ©
Home of airplane pioneers the Wright brothers, Dayton prides itself on its inventors, including Charles F.
Popular historic sites such as Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum and Carillon Historical Park are in your itinerary. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like National Museum of the U.S. Air Force and Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park. Get out of town with these interesting Dayton side-trips: Old Mason Winery & Vineyard (in West Milton), Cincinnati (Crossroads Church, Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption, & more) and Clifton Gorge State Nature Preserve (in Yellow Springs). Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Charleston Falls Preserve, browse the different shops at Dayton Mall, get to know the fascinating history of Aullwood Garden MetroPark, and have some family-friendly fun at Great Escape Game.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Dayton online trip maker .

Drive from Toledo to Dayton in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dayton

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Cincinnati, Aullwood Garden MetroPark, Great Escape Game, Charleston Falls Preserve, Old Mason Winery & Vineyard
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

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