5 days in Ohio Itinerary

5 days in Ohio Itinerary

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5 days in Ohio Itinerary

Start: Kalamazoo
Drive:  3​h
1
Toledo
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Cleveland
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h
3
Cincinnati
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 45​min
4
Columbus
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
End: Kalamazoo

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night
Toledo

Toledo ©
Toledo is a city in and the county seat of Lucas County, Ohio, United States. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Oak Openings Preserve Metropark and then identify plant and animal life at The 577 Foundation. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Maumee Bay State Park, then steep yourself in history at Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Library & Museums, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Maumee Bay Brew Pub.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Toledo route planning tool .

Kalamazoo to Toledo is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. In July, daytime highs in Toledo are 82°F, while nighttime lows are 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to drive to Cleveland.

Things to do in Toledo

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

The 577 Foundation, Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Library & Museums, Maumee Bay State Park
Highlights from your plan
Maumee Bay State Park ©
Maumee Bay State Park
Oak Openings Preserve Metropark ©
Oak Openings Preserve Metropark

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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.
On the 3rd (Wed), try to win big at JACK Cleveland Casino, then contemplate the long history of West Side Market, and then examine the collection at Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.

To find out how to plan a trip to Cleveland, use our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Toledo to Cleveland by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. July in Cleveland sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 68°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Cincinnati.

Things to do in Cleveland

Museums Fun & Games Casinos
Highlights from your plan
West Side Market ©
West Side Market
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame ©
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
JACK Cleveland Casino ©
JACK Cleveland Casino

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night
Cincinnati

Cincinnati ©
Situated on the north bank of the Ohio River, Cincinnati distinguished itself as the only U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): try your luck at JACK Cincinnati Casino, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Immaculata Church, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Cincinnati trip itinerary planning site .

You can fly from Cleveland to Cincinnati in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in July, and nighttime lows around 64°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to catcht the bus to Columbus.

Things to do in Cincinnati

Historic Sites Fun & Games Casinos
Highlights from your plan
Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum ©
JACK Cincinnati Casino ©
JACK Cincinnati Casino
Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption ©

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): stop by Book Loft, then appreciate the extensive heritage of German Village, then take in nature's colorful creations at Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Easton Town Center.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Columbus tour itinerary planner.

You can take a bus from Cincinnati to Columbus in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 83°F, and evening lows to 66°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Columbus

Shopping Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
Easton Town Center ©
Easton Town Center
German Village ©
German Village

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