5 days in Maryland & Dayton Itinerary

5 days in Maryland & Dayton Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States route planner
Make it your trip
Ocean City
— 1 night
— 1 night
— 2 nights


Ocean City — 1 night

One of the country's favorite vacation resorts, Ocean City draws nearly 8 million visitors annually with its oceanfront boardwalk, clean beaches, and amusement parks.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): take in the waterfront at Ocean City Boardwalk and then get a dose of the wild on Ayers Creek Adventures. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Tue): stroll around Northside Park, then stroll through Ocean City Beach, and then get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Ocean City travel route builder app.

New York City to Ocean City is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train, flight, and shuttle. June in Ocean City sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 65°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can go by car to Baltimore.
Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Wildlife
Side Trip

Baltimore — 1 night

A major center for tourism and travel, Baltimore is famous as the city where amateur poet Francis Scott Key wrote the lyrics for the United States' national anthem.
On the 22nd (Wed), take in the waterfront activity at Inner Harbor and then observe the fascinating underwater world at National Aquarium.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Baltimore day trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Ocean City to Baltimore takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Ocean City in June, you will find days in Baltimore are a bit warmer (85°F), and nights are about the same (69°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Dayton.
Zoos & Aquariums · Parks

Dayton — 2 nights

Home of airplane pioneers the Wright brothers, Dayton prides itself on its inventors, including Charles F. Kettering, inventor of the automobile self starter.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): head outdoors with Dayton Dragons Baseball, then examine the collection at National Museum of the US Air Force, and then sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting. On the 24th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: find something for the whole family at Kings Island.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Dayton holiday maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Baltimore to Dayton takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Baltimore in June, expect little chillier with lows of 62°F in Dayton. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can fly back home.
Theme Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Breweries & Distilleries
Side Trip

Maryland travel guide

Casinos · Specialty Museums · Aquariums
The Old Line State
Perhaps best known as the birthplace of religious and political freedom in the United States, Maryland retains the spirit of colonial America, with stately 18th-century villages and historical landmarks. Although it's one of the nation's smallest states, there is no shortage of things to do here and you may find your itinerary fills up quickly. Make time in your vacation to tour Maryland's diverse landscape, which includes mountain peaks, picturesque Atlantic coastline, and the bustling city of Baltimore. Military buffs will enjoy touring the state's four Civil War Trails, where you can follow the footsteps of U.S. soldiers, or visiting the port city of Annapolis, home to the United States Naval Academy.