36 days in Northwest Ohio Itinerary

36 days in Northwest Ohio Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Toledo
— 7 nights
2
Wapakoneta
— 6 nights
3
Put in Bay
— 7 nights
4
Kelleys Island
— 7 nights
5
Vermilion
— 8 nights

7
nights
Toledo

Toledo ©
Toledo is a city in and the county seat of Lucas County, Ohio, United States. Explore Toledo's surroundings by going to Sauder Village (in Archbold), Stoney Ridge Winery (in Bryan) and Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Library & Museums (in Fremont). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at National Museum of the Great Lakes, grab your bike and head to Metroparks of the Toledo Area, get to know the resident critters at Toledo Zoo, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Maumee Bay Brew Pub.

To find maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Toledo online attractions planner.

Detroit to Toledo is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Toledo are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel to Wapakoneta.

Things to do in Toledo

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Perrysburg, Bowling Green, Magee Marsh Wildlife Area, Sauder Village, Side Cut Metropark
Highlights from your plan
Toledo Zoo ©
Toledo Zoo
National Museum of the Great Lakes ©
National Museum of the Great Lakes
Maumee Bay Brew Pub ©
Maumee Bay Brew Pub

6
nights
Wapakoneta

Wapakoneta ©
Wapakoneta, pronounced Waw-paw-ko-net-a is a city in and the county seat of Auglaize County, Ohio, United States. Venture out of the city with trips to Sidney (Big Four Bridge & Tawawa Park), Kenton (Lawrence Woods State Nature Preserve, Hardin County's Old Order Amish Country, &more) and Van Wert (Children's Garden & Brumback Library). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Temple of Tolerance, pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Auglaize Antique Mall, take a tour by water with Gilboa Quarry, and look for gifts at Alter Ego Comics.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Wapakoneta day trip planning site.

You can drive from Toledo to Wapakoneta in 1.5 hours. August in Wapakoneta sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. You will leave for Put in Bay on the 21st (Wed).

Things to do in Wapakoneta

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Lima, Kenton, Sidney, Van Wert, Gilboa Quarry
Highlights from your plan
Tawawa Park ©
Tawawa Park
Temple of Tolerance ©
Temple of Tolerance
Armstrong Air & Space Museum
Armstrong Air & Space Museum

7
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. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Put in Bay: Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge (in Oak Harbor), Port Clinton (Twin Oast Brewing, Island Adventures Family Fun Center, &more) and Ferguson's Gallery (in Marblehead). The adventure continues: take in panoramic vistas at Perry's Victory & International Peace Memorial, identify plant and animal life at Butterfly House, take an in-depth tour of Lake Erie Islands Historical Society, and see the interesting displays at Aquatic Resource Center.

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Getting from Wapakoneta to Put in Bay by car takes about 3 hours. In August in Put in Bay, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Kelleys Island.

Things to do in Put in Bay

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Port Clinton, Sandusky, Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge, Ferguson's Gallery, Pickerel Creek Wildlife Area
Highlights from your plan
South Bass Island ©
South Bass Island
Butterfly House ©
Butterfly House

7
nights
Kelleys Island

Kelleys Island ©
Kelleys Island is both a village in Erie County, Ohio, United States, and the island which it fully occupies in Lake Erie. Kelleys Island is known for nature, fun & games, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the majestic nature at Kelleys Island State Park, identify plant and animal life at Scheele Preserve, examine the collection at Kelleys Island Historical Association, and try for a hole-in-one at Caddy Shack Square.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Kelleys Island trip itinerary planner.

Travel from Put in Bay to Kelleys Island in an hour. In August, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. You will leave for Vermilion on the 4th (Wed).

Things to do in Kelleys Island

Parks Wildlife Nature
Highlights from your plan
Kelleys Island State Park ©
Kelleys Island State Park
Kelleys Island Historical Association ©
Kelleys Island Historical Association
North Pond State Nature Preserve ©
North Pond State Nature Preserve

8
nights
Vermilion

Vermilion ©
Vermilion is a city in Erie and Lorain counties in the U.S. Change things up with these side-trips from Vermilion: Port Clinton (Port Clinton Lighthouse, African Safari Wildlife Park, &more), Thomas Edison Birthplace (in Milan) and Sandusky (Merry-Go-Round Museum, Cedar Point, &more). There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Vermilion River Reservation, stop by Brummer's Chocolates, experience rural life at Malabar Farm State Park, and take an in-depth tour of Marblehead Lighthouse Historical Society Museum.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Vermilion tour itinerary planning app.

Traveling by journey from Kelleys Island to Vermilion takes 1.5 hours. September in Vermilion sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Vermilion

Theme Parks Parks Museums

Side Trips

Sandusky, Port Clinton, Marblehead, Huron, Malabar Farm State Park
Highlights from your plan
Cedar Point ©
Cedar Point
Vermilion River Reservation ©
Vermilion River Reservation
Main Street Beach ©
Main Street Beach