5 days in United States Itinerary

5 days in United States Itinerary

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5 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Grove City
Drive:  4​h 15​min
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Columbus
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
2
Springfield
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Richmond
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
Vincennes
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 15​min
5
Zanesville
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 45​min
End: Harrisburg

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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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks and then steep yourself in history at German Village. Keep things going the next day: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, explore the world behind art at Ohio Craft Museum, then shop like a local with Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, and finally engage your brain at Center of Science and Industry (COSI).

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Columbus travel planner.

Grove City to Columbus is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. July in Columbus sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 66°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can go by car to Springfield.

Things to do in Columbus

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, Zipline
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Center of Science and Industry (COSI) ©
German Village ©
German Village

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Springfield

Springfield ©
Springfield is a city in the U.S. On the 17th (Wed), pause for some serene contemplation at Weaver Chapel and then admire the striking features of Frank Lloyd Wright's Westcott House.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Springfield road trip planning app .

You can drive from Columbus to Springfield in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 81°F in July, and nighttime lows around 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Richmond.

Things to do in Springfield

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Frank Lloyd Wright's Westcott House ©

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Richmond

Richmond
Richmond is a city in east central Indiana, United States, bordering on Ohio. To see where to stay and more tourist information, refer to the Richmond trip planner .

Traveling by car from Springfield to Richmond takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 80°F in July, and nighttime lows around 61°F. You will leave for Vincennes on the 17th (Wed).

Things to do in Richmond

Parks Museums Historic Sites

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Vincennes

Vincennes ©
Vincennes is a city in and the county seat of Knox County, Indiana, United States. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): examine the collection at Red Skelton Museum of American Comedy, contemplate the long history of Grouseland (William Henry Harrison Mansion), and then pause for some serene contemplation at Old Cathedral Church.

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Drive from Richmond to Vincennes in 3.5 hours. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In July, plan for daily highs up to 85°F, and evening lows to 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel to Zanesville.

Things to do in Vincennes

Historic Sites Museums
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Red Skelton Museum of American Comedy ©
Old Cathedral Church ©
Old Cathedral Church

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Zanesville

Zanesville ©
Zanesville is a city in and the county seat of Muskingum County, Ohio, United States. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): see the interesting displays at National Road Zane Grey Museum, explore the world behind art at Zanesville Museum of Art, and then view the masterpieces at Alan Cottrill Sculpture Studio & Gallery.

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You can drive from Vincennes to Zanesville in 6 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 1 hour. In July in Zanesville, expect temperatures between 83°F during the day and 64°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Zanesville

Museums Shopping

Side Trip

National Road Zane Grey Museum
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National Road Zane Grey Museum ©
National Road Zane Grey Museum
Zanesville Museum of Art ©
Zanesville Museum of Art

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