5 days in Cleveland & Sandusky Itinerary

5 days in Cleveland & Sandusky Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Fly:  5 h 15 min
1
Cleveland
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
2
Sandusky
— 2 nights
+3
Train + Foot + Subway + Fly:  7 h 30 min
End: Fort Lauderdale, Florida

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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): test your problem-solving skills at Perplexity Games Escape Room Cleveland. Here are some ideas for day two: browse the eclectic array of goods at West Side Market, then look for all kinds of wild species at F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm, and then walk around Rocky River Reservation.

To find other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Cleveland trip itinerary app.

Fort Lauderdale to Cleveland is an approximately 5.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Fort Lauderdale in August, things will get a bit cooler in Cleveland: highs are around 80°F and lows about 67°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Sandusky.

Things to do in Cleveland

Museums Parks Fun & Games

Side Trip

F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm
Highlights from your plan
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame ©
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
The Cleveland Museum of Art ©
The Cleveland Museum of Art
JACK Cleveland Casino ©
JACK Cleveland Casino

2
nights
Sandusky

Sandusky ©
Sandusky positively bustles in the summertime due to its famed amusement park.
On the 21st (Fri), enjoy the sea views from Port Clinton Lighthouse, then examine the collection at Merry-Go-Round Museum, then get in on the family fun at Cedar Point, and finally steep yourself in history at Eleutheros Cooke House and Garden. Here are some ideas for day two: bet on your favorite at Summit Racing Equipment Motorsports Park and then enjoy the sea views from Marblehead Lighthouse State Park.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Sandusky trip itinerary builder site.

You can take a train from Cleveland to Sandusky in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in August, and nighttime lows around 66°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sandusky

Historic Sites Museums Theme Parks

Side Trips

Summit Racing Equipment Motorsports Park, Port Clinton Lighthouse, Marblehead Lighthouse State Park
Highlights from your plan
Cedar Point ©
Cedar Point
Marblehead Lighthouse State Park ©
Marblehead Lighthouse State Park
Summit Racing Equipment Motorsports Park ©
Summit Racing Equipment Motorsports Park

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