5 days in Ohio Itinerary

5 days in Ohio Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Cleveland
— 2 nights
2
Sandusky
— 1 night
3
Columbus
— 1 night

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and Heinen's Downtown. Get outdoors at Common Ground Canopy Tours and Main Street Beach. Step out of Cleveland to go to Lorain and see Lorain Lighthouse, which is approximately 44 minutes away. The adventure continues: browse the eclectic array of goods at West Side Market, enjoy the sand and surf at Huntington Beach, and pause for some serene contemplation at The Shrine Church of Saint Stanislaus.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Cleveland journey planner.

New York City to Cleveland is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. August in Cleveland sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Sandusky.

Things to do in Cleveland

Outdoors Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Huntington Beach, Lorain Lighthouse, Common Ground Canopy Tours, Main Street Beach
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Rock & Roll Hall of Fame ©
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
Common Ground Canopy Tours ©
Common Ground Canopy Tours
West Side Market ©
West Side Market

1
night
Sandusky

Sandusky ©
Sandusky positively bustles in the summertime due to its famed amusement park.
On the 27th (Thu), steep yourself in history at Eleutheros Cooke House and Garden, enjoy the sea views from Marblehead Lighthouse State Park, and then make a splash at Cedar Point.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Sandusky trip planner.

You can drive from Cleveland to Sandusky in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °F in August, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to drive to Columbus.

Things to do in Sandusky

Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trip

Marblehead Lighthouse State Park
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Marblehead Lighthouse State Park ©
Marblehead Lighthouse State Park
Cedar Point ©
Cedar Point

1
night
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.
On the 28th (Fri), take a stroll through Short North Arts District, thentake a stroll through Easton Town Center, thensee the interesting displays at Wagner-Hagans Auto Museum, and finally get to know the fascinating history of German Village.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Columbus trip planner.

Getting from Sandusky to Columbus by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around °F in August, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Columbus

Neighborhoods Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Wagner-Hagans Auto Museum ©
Wagner-Hagans Auto Museum
Easton Town Center ©
Easton Town Center
German Village ©
German Village

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