4 days in Ohio Itinerary

4 days in Ohio Itinerary

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Columbus
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Dayton
— 1 night
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Sandusky
— 1 night
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Cleveland
— 1 night

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Columbus

Columbus ©

The Discovery City

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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): examine the collection at Central Ohio Fire Museum, take in the exciting artwork at Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, then see the interesting displays at Wagner-Hagans Auto Museum, and finally wander the streets of German Village.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Columbus road trip planning website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Columbus. Expect a daytime high around 74°F in May, and nighttime lows around 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Dayton.

Things to do in Columbus

Highlights from your plan
Wagner-Hagans Auto Museum ©
Wagner-Hagans Auto Museum
German Village ©
German Village

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Dayton

Dayton ©

Gem City

Home of airplane pioneers the Wright brothers, Dayton prides itself on its inventors, including Charles F.
On the 19th (Sun), see the interesting displays at The Wright Cycle Company Complex, steep yourself in history at Carillon Historical Park, then examine the collection at National Museum of the US Air Force, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Aullwood Garden MetroPark.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Dayton road trip planner.

You can drive from Columbus to Dayton in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Dayton are 74°F, while nighttime lows are 53°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Sandusky.

Things to do in Dayton

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
The Wright Cycle Company Complex ©
The Wright Cycle Company Complex
Carillon Historical Park ©
Carillon Historical Park
National Museum of the US Air Force ©
National Museum of the US Air Force

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Sandusky

Sandusky ©
Sandusky positively bustles in the summertime due to its famed amusement park.
On the 20th (Mon), steep yourself in history at Thomas Edison Birthplace, then examine the collection at Historic Lyme Village, then enjoy the sea views from Marblehead Lighthouse State Park, and finally view the masterpieces at Ferguson's Gallery.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Sandusky trip itinerary planning website.

Getting from Dayton to Sandusky by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In May in Sandusky, expect temperatures between 71°F during the day and 53°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Cleveland.

Things to do in Sandusky

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Thomas Edison Birthplace ©
Thomas Edison Birthplace
Marblehead Lighthouse State Park ©
Marblehead Lighthouse State Park
Historic Lyme Village ©
Historic Lyme Village

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Cleveland

Cleveland ©

Forest City

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.
On the 21st (Tue), explore the different monuments and memorials at Lake View Cemetery, then explore the world behind art at The Cleveland Museum of Art, and then see the interesting displays at Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.

For maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Cleveland road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Sandusky to Cleveland takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 69°F in May, and nighttime lows around 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Cleveland

Highlights from your plan
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame ©
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
Lake View Cemetery ©
Lake View Cemetery
The Cleveland Museum of Art ©
The Cleveland Museum of Art

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