5 days in Ohio Itinerary

5 days in Ohio Itinerary

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5 days in Ohio Itinerary

Start: New York City
bus + Fly:  4​h
1
Cleveland
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Rockbridge
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Dayton
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: New York City

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.
Step out of Cleveland to go to Sandusky and see Cedar Point, which is approximately 1h 15 min away. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, try to win big at JACK Cleveland Casino, stroll around Cleveland Metroparks, and explore the world behind art at The Cleveland Museum of Art.

Before you visit Cleveland, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

New York City to Cleveland is an approximately 4-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or drive. When traveling from New York City in September, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Cleveland: temperatures range from 75°F by day to 62°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Rockbridge.

Things to do in Cleveland

Theme Parks Museums Fun & Games

Side Trip

Cedar Point
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Cedar Point ©
Cedar Point
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame ©
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
The Cleveland Museum of Art ©
The Cleveland Museum of Art

1
night
Rockbridge

Rockbridge ©
Rockbridge is an unincorporated community in eastern Good Hope Township, Hocking County, Ohio, United States. On the 16th (Mon), look for all kinds of wild species at Conkles Hollow State Nature Preserve and then kick your exploration up a notch at Hocking Hills Canopy Tours.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Rockbridge trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by car from Cleveland to Rockbridge takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Cleveland in September since evenings lows in Rockbridge dip to 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can drive to Dayton.

Things to do in Rockbridge

Parks Adventure Tours
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Hocking Hills Canopy Tours ©
Hocking Hills Canopy Tours
Conkles Hollow State Nature Preserve ©

1
night
Dayton

Dayton ©
Home of airplane pioneers the Wright brothers, Dayton prides itself on its inventors, including Charles F.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): see the interesting displays at National Museum of the US Air Force, then stroll the grounds of The Calvary Cemetery, then contemplate the long history of Carillon Historical Park, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Miami Valley Gaming.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Dayton attractions app .

Drive from Rockbridge to Dayton in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 78°F in September, and nighttime lows around 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dayton

Historic Sites Fun & Games Museums

Side Trip

Miami Valley Gaming
Highlights from your plan
National Museum of the US Air Force ©
Carillon Historical Park ©
Carillon Historical Park
The Calvary Cemetery ©
The Calvary Cemetery

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