5 days in Mammoth Cave National Park & Ohio Itinerary

5 days in Mammoth Cave National Park & Ohio Itinerary

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5 days in Mammoth Cave National Park & Ohio Itinerary

Start: Birmingham
Drive:  4​h 45​min
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Mammoth Cave National Park
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Cincinnati
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Logan
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Sandusky
— 1 night
train:  1​h 15​min
5
Cleveland
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Birmingham

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Mammoth Cave National Park

Mammoth Cave National Park ©
Mammoth Caves National Park is the longest cave system in the world so far discovered.
On the 23rd (Sun), explore the fascinating underground world of Mammoth Cave National Park.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Mammoth Cave National Park online trip builder .

Birmingham to Mammoth Cave National Park is an approximately 5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of flight and car. Expect slightly colder evenings in Mammoth Cave National Park when traveling from Birmingham in June, with lows around 64°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Cincinnati.

Things to do in Mammoth Cave National Park

Parks Nature
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Mammoth Cave ©
Mammoth Cave

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Cincinnati

Cincinnati ©
Situated on the north bank of the Ohio River, Cincinnati distinguished itself as the only U.S.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): examine the collection at Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame & Museum, take an in-depth tour of National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, then learn more about the world around you at Cincinnati Museum Center, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Cincinnati trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Mammoth Cave National Park to Cincinnati takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Mammoth Cave National Park to Cincinnati. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in June, and nighttime lows around 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Logan.

Things to do in Cincinnati

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum ©
Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum
Cincinnati Museum Center ©
Cincinnati Museum Center

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Logan

Logan ©
Logan is a city in Hocking County, Ohio, United States. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, then immerse yourself in nature at Hocking Hills State Park, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Ash Cave.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Logan route planner.

You can drive from Cincinnati to Logan in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June in Logan, expect temperatures between 82°F during the day and 61°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Sandusky.

Things to do in Logan

Parks Nature Adventure

Side Trips

Zipline, Hocking Hills State Park
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Ash Cave ©
Ash Cave
Hocking Hills State Park ©
Hocking Hills State Park
Zipline

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Sandusky

Sandusky ©
Sandusky positively bustles in the summertime due to its famed amusement park.
On the 26th (Wed), stroll through James H. McBride Arboretum, then see the interesting displays at Merry-Go-Round Museum, and then get in on the family fun at Cedar Point.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Sandusky trip builder .

Drive from Logan to Sandusky in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 80°F, and evening lows to 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can take a train to Cleveland.

Things to do in Sandusky

Theme Parks Museums Parks

Side Trip

James H. McBride Arboretum
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Cedar Point ©
Cedar Point
Merry-Go-Round Museum ©
Merry-Go-Round Museum

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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 27th (Thu): explore the world behind art at The Cleveland Museum of Art, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo, and then see the interesting displays at Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Cleveland online trip itinerary planner .

You can take a train from Sandusky to Cleveland in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Cleveland are 77°F, while nighttime lows are 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cleveland

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Rock & Roll Hall of Fame ©
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
Cleveland Metroparks Zoo ©
Cleveland Metroparks Zoo
The Cleveland Museum of Art ©
The Cleveland Museum of Art

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