4 days in Ohio Itinerary

4 days in Ohio Itinerary

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4 days in Ohio Itinerary

Start: Columbus
1
Columbus
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Dayton
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Cleveland
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
End: Columbus

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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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): wander the streets of German Village, pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Joseph Cathedral, then take in the exciting artwork at Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, and finally wander the streets of Easton Town Center.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Columbus online day trip planner .

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Columbus. April in Columbus sees daily highs of 64°F and lows of 43°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Dayton.

Things to do in Columbus

Shopping Neighborhoods Parks
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Easton Town Center ©
Easton Town Center
German Village ©
German Village

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Dayton

Dayton ©
Home of airplane pioneers the Wright brothers, Dayton prides itself on its inventors, including Charles F.
On the 3rd (Wed), contemplate the long history of Carillon Historical Park, then explore the different monuments and memorials at The Calvary Cemetery, then examine the collection at National Museum of the U.S. Air Force, and finally admire all the interesting features of Aullwood Garden MetroPark.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Dayton trip planner .

Getting from Columbus to Dayton by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In April in Dayton, expect temperatures between 64°F during the day and 42°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Cleveland.

Things to do in Dayton

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Aullwood Garden MetroPark
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National Museum of the US Air Force ©
Carillon Historical Park ©
Carillon Historical Park
Aullwood Garden MetroPark ©
Aullwood Garden MetroPark

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul Greek Orthodox Church, admire all the interesting features of Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens, and then try your luck at JACK Cleveland Casino. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, admire the masterpieces at The Cleveland Museum of Art, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Our Lady of Lourdes Shrine, and finally hunt for treasures at West Side Market.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Cleveland day trip app .

You can drive from Dayton to Cleveland in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of taxi and flight. Traveling from Dayton in April, you will find days in Cleveland are little chillier (57°F), and nights are about the same (40°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Cleveland

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens, St. Paul Greek Orthodox Church, Our Lady of Lourdes Shrine
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

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