46 days in Ohio Itinerary

46 days in Ohio Itinerary

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Columbus
— 8 nights
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Dayton
— 8 nights
3
Toledo
— 8 nights
4
Sandusky
— 7 nights
5
Canton
— 7 nights
6
Cleveland
— 7 nights

8
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.
You'll explore and learn at Wagner-Hagans Auto Museum and Sherman House Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Columbus: Zipline (in Rockbridge), Logan (Cantwell Cliffs, Rockhouse, &more) and Lancaster (Rockside Winery and Vineyards, Decorative Arts Center of Ohio, &more). The adventure continues: wander the streets of Easton Town Center, examine the collection at The Castle, visit Arena District, and make a trip to Short North Arts District.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Columbus trip itinerary builder site.

San Francisco to Columbus is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco to Columbus, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in September, and nighttime lows around 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Dayton.

Things to do in Columbus

Museums · Wineries · Parks

Side Trips

Logan, Lancaster, Marietta, Athens, Motts Military Museum
Highlights from your plan
Wagner-Hagans Auto Museum ©
Wagner-Hagans Auto Museum
Motts Military Museum ©
Motts Military Museum
Granville Historical Society ©
Granville Historical Society

8
nights
Dayton

Dayton ©
Home of airplane pioneers the Wright brothers, Dayton prides itself on its inventors, including Charles F.
You'll explore and learn at National Museum of the US Air Force and Veterans Memorial Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Old Mason Winery & Vineyard (in West Milton), Fort St. Clair State Memorial (in Eaton) and Smith Park (in Middletown). There's lots more to do: get interesting insight from Tours, do a tasting at Harmony Hill Vineyard, try your luck at JACK Cincinnati Casino, and browse for treasures at Heart of Ohio Antique Center.

For other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Dayton trip maker tool.

You can drive from Columbus to Dayton in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Dayton are 78°F, while nighttime lows are 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Toledo.

Things to do in Dayton

Museums · Wineries · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Cincinnati, Lebanon, Brandeberry winery, Old Mason Winery & Vineyard, Fort St. Clair State Memorial
Highlights from your plan
National Museum of the US Air Force ©
National Museum of the US Air Force
Veterans Memorial Museum ©
Veterans Memorial Museum
Cincinnati Museum Center ©
Cincinnati Museum Center

8
nights
Toledo

Toledo ©
Toledo is a city in and the county seat of Lucas County, Ohio, United States. You'll explore and learn at National Museum of the Great Lakes and Glass Pavilion. Venture out of the city with trips to Leisure Time Winery (in Napoleon), Sauder Village (in Archbold) and Stoney Ridge Winery (in Bryan). Next up on the itinerary: walk around Oak Openings Preserve Metropark, explore the world behind art at Toledo Museum of Art, take an in-depth tour of Delphos Canal Commission Museum, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Historic Old West End.

Plan trip to Toledo with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Getting from Dayton to Toledo by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. In October, daytime highs in Toledo are 65°F, while nighttime lows are 47°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can go by car to Sandusky.

Things to do in Toledo

Museums · Parks · Wineries

Side Trips

Findlay, Bowling Green, Put in Bay, Perrysburg, Oregon
Highlights from your plan
Snook's Dream Cars ©
Snook's Dream Cars
Toledo Museum of Art ©
Toledo Museum of Art
National Museum of the Great Lakes ©
National Museum of the Great Lakes

7
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 Oberlin Heritage Center. Venture out of the city with trips to Wakeman (Vermilion Valley Vineyards & Matus Winery), Oberlin (Gingko Gallery & Allen Memorial Art Museum) and Mansfield (B&O Bike Trail, The Blueberry Patch, &more). There's still lots to do: make a splash at Cedar Point, learn about winemaking at Paper Moon Winery, take an in-depth tour of Milan Historical Museum, and examine the collection at Historic Lyme Village.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Sandusky online journey planner.

Traveling by car from Toledo to Sandusky takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. October in Sandusky sees daily highs of 66°F and lows of 48°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can drive to Canton.

Things to do in Sandusky

Museums · Wineries · Outdoors

Side Trips

Oberlin, Mansfield, Marblehead, Wakeman, Port Clinton
Highlights from your plan
Cedar Point ©
Cedar Point
Milan Historical Museum ©
Milan Historical Museum

7
nights
Canton

Canton ©
Canton is a city in and the county seat of Stark County, Ohio, United States. You'll explore and learn at Amish and Mennonite Heritage Center and Nativity Museum and replica of Bethlehem's cave. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Canton: Baltic Mill Winery (in Baltic), Ashery Country Store (in Fredericksburg) and Dover (Auman Museum of Radio and Television, Breitenbach Winery, &more). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Warther Museum, admire the masterpieces at The National Museum of Cambridge Glass, contemplate the long history of Amish Country, and learn about winemaking at French Ridge Vineyards.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Canton road trip tool.

Getting from Sandusky to Canton by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. October in Canton sees daily highs of 65°F and lows of 46°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can go by car to Cleveland.

Things to do in Canton

Wineries · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Dover, Akron, Rogers Community Auction and Flea Market, Myrddin Winery, Amish Country
Highlights from your plan
Warther Museum ©
Warther Museum
Baltic Mill Winery ©
Baltic Mill Winery
MAPS Air Museum ©
MAPS Air Museum

7
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 appreciate Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and A Christmas Story House. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cleveland: Geneva (Ferrante Winery & Ristorante, Hundley Cellars, &more), Debonne Vineyards (in Madison) and White House Chocolates (in Middlefield). The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at The Cleveland Museum of Art, enjoy the sand and surf at Lakeview Park, learn about winemaking at Emerine Estates, and stop by University Circle.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Cleveland tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Canton to Cleveland in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. October in Cleveland sees daily highs of 65°F and lows of 51°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cleveland

Parks · Wineries · Outdoors

Side Trips

Geneva, Acacia Reservation, Lakeview Park, Hudson Historic District, Emerine Estates
Highlights from your plan
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame ©
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
The Cleveland Museum of Art ©
The Cleveland Museum of Art
A Christmas Story House ©
A Christmas Story House

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