5 days in Ohio Itinerary

5 days in Ohio Itinerary

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5 days in Ohio Itinerary

Start: Detroit
Drive:  1​h 15​min
1
Toledo
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h
2
Cleveland
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h
3
Cincinnati
— 2 nights
bus:  2​h
4
Columbus
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  3​h 15​min
End: Detroit

1
day
Toledo

Toledo ©
Toledo is a city in and the county seat of Lucas County, Ohio, United States. Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): admire the majestic nature at Maumee Bay State Park and then identify plant and animal life at Oak Openings Preserve Metropark.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Toledo tour itinerary planner .

Detroit to Toledo is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 38°F, and evening lows to 26°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Cleveland.

Things to do in Toledo

Parks Wildlife Beaches

Side Trip

Maumee Bay State Park
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Oak Openings Preserve Metropark ©
Oak Openings Preserve Metropark
Maumee Bay State Park ©
Maumee Bay State Park

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): examine the collection at Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, then hunt for treasures at West Side Market, and then try your luck at JACK Cleveland Casino.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Cleveland tour planner .

Traveling by car from Toledo to Cleveland takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. December in Cleveland sees daily highs of 42°F and lows of 31°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Cincinnati.

Things to do in Cleveland

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

2
nights
Cincinnati

Cincinnati ©
Situated on the north bank of the Ohio River, Cincinnati distinguished itself as the only U.S.
On the 18th (Tue), get your game on at Miami Valley Gaming, then hunt for treasures at Jungle Jim's International Market, and then try your luck at JACK Cincinnati Casino. Here are some ideas for day two: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Mount Adams, and then admire the masterpieces at Contemporary Arts Center.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Cincinnati road trip planning website .

Getting from Cleveland to Cincinnati by flight takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Cincinnati can reach 45°F, while at night they dip to 29°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to take a bus to Columbus.

Things to do in Cincinnati

Fun & Games Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Jungle Jim's International Market, Miami Valley Gaming
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JACK Cincinnati Casino ©
JACK Cincinnati Casino
Jungle Jim's International Market ©
Jungle Jim's International Market
Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden ©
Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden

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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): take a stroll around Grange Insurance Audubon Center, then wander the streets of German Village, then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and finally take a stroll through Easton Town Center.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Columbus travel planning site .

Getting from Cincinnati to Columbus by bus takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive. In December, daily temperatures in Columbus can reach 43°F, while at night they dip to 29°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Columbus

Neighborhoods Shopping Historic Sites
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German Village ©
German Village
Grange Insurance Audubon Center ©
Grange Insurance Audubon Center
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