52 days in Ohio Itinerary

52 days in Ohio Itinerary

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52 days in Ohio Itinerary

Start: Huntington
Drive:  4​h
1
Dover
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Youngstown
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Cleveland
— 9 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
4
Sandusky
— 6 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
5
Toledo
— 7 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
6
Dayton
— 9 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
7
Columbus
— 8 nights
Drive:  3​h
End: Huntington

6
nights
Dover

Dover ©
Dover is a city in Tuscarawas County, Ohio, United States. Step out of the city life by going to The Wilds and Firestone Country Club. Appreciate the collections at Warther Museum and J. E. Reeves Victorian Home & Carriage House Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Dover side-trips: Marietta (The Basilica of Saint Mary of the Assumption & Mound Cemetery), Historic Ridgewood (in Canton) and The Wilderness Center (in Wilmot). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Zoar Village State Memorial, wander the streets of Amish Country, do a tasting at Breitenbach Winery, and see the interesting displays at Hoover Historical Center.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Dover driving holiday planner .

Huntington to Dover is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. In August, daily temperatures in Dover can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Youngstown.

Things to do in Dover

Historic Sites Wineries Museums

Side Trips

Sugarcreek, Marietta, The Wilds, Hoover Historical Center, The Black Sheep Vineyard
Highlights from your plan
The Wilds ©
The Wilds
Warther Museum ©
Warther Museum
The Wilderness Center ©
The Wilderness Center

6
nights
Youngstown

Youngstown ©
Youngstown is a city in and the county seat of Mahoning County in the U.S. Get outdoors at Mill Creek Park and Noah's Lost Ark, Inc.. Lanterman's Mill and Riverwalk-Amphitheatre Campus will appeal to history buffs. Explore Youngstown's surroundings by going to Birdfish Brewing Co. (in Columbiana), Warren (The Upton House & John Stark Edwards House and Museum (Trumbull County Historical Society)) and The Museum of Ceramics (in East Liverpool). There's lots more to do: play a few rounds at The Links at Firestone Farms, get engrossed in the history at Youngstown Museum Of industry And Labor, steep yourself in history at National McKinley Birthplace Memorial, and grab your bike and head to Little Beaver Creek Greenway Trail.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Youngstown driving holiday planning site .

You can drive from Dover to Youngstown in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 80°F in August, and nighttime lows around 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to drive to Cleveland.

Things to do in Youngstown

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Warren, Columbiana, The Museum of Ceramics, Barrel Run Crossing Winery, Little Beaver Creek Greenway Trail
Highlights from your plan
Mill Creek Park ©
Mill Creek Park
The Butler Institute of American Art ©
The Museum of Ceramics ©
The Museum of Ceramics

9
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.
Appreciate the collections at Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and Historic Kirtland. Escape the urban bustle at Lakeview Park and Lake Erie Bluffs. Venture out of the city with trips to James A. Garfield National Historic Site (in Mentor), Gazebo & Green, Hudson (in Hudson) and Tallmadge Church Historic Site (in Tallmadge). The adventure continues: try to win big at JACK Cleveland Casino, stroll the grounds of Lake View Cemetery, look for all kinds of wild species at F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm, and kick back and relax at Huntington Beach.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Cleveland trip planner.

Traveling by car from Youngstown to Cleveland takes 1.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Cleveland when traveling from Youngstown in August, with lows around 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Sandusky.

Things to do in Cleveland

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Akron, Carlisle Reservation, Historic Kirtland, St Dominic Catholic Church, Fairport Harbor Lakefront Park Beach
Highlights from your plan
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame ©
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
The Cleveland Museum of Art ©
The Cleveland Museum of Art
JACK Cleveland Casino ©
JACK Cleveland Casino

6
nights
Sandusky

Sandusky ©
Sandusky positively bustles in the summertime due to its famed amusement park.
Let the collections at Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Library & Museums and Thomas Edison Birthplace capture your imagination. Get some historical perspective at Marblehead Lighthouse State Park and Port Clinton Lighthouse. Get out of town with these interesting Sandusky side-trips: Vermilion (Vermilion River Reservation & Main Street Beach), Lowe Volk Nature Center (in Crestline) and Collier (Howard) State Nature Preserve (in Tiffin). The adventure continues: cool off at Cedar Point, do a tasting at Vermilion Valley Vineyards, contemplate the long history of Eleutheros Cooke House and Garden, and identify plant and animal life at Castalia Quarry Reserve.

To find where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Sandusky trip itinerary site .

Traveling by train from Cleveland to Sandusky takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Sandusky are 83°F, while nighttime lows are 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Toledo.

Things to do in Sandusky

Parks Wildlife Theme Parks

Side Trips

Huron, Wakeman, Port Clinton, Vermilion, Lowe Volk Nature Center
Highlights from your plan
Cedar Point ©
Cedar Point
Marblehead Lighthouse State Park ©

7
nights
Toledo

Toledo ©
Toledo is a city in and the county seat of Lucas County, Ohio, United States. Toledo Museum of Art and National Museum of the Great Lakes will appeal to museum buffs. Your inner history buff will appreciate The 577 Foundation and Queen of the Most Holy Rosary Cathedral. Get out of town with these interesting Toledo side-trips: Basilica and National Shrine of Our Lady of Consolation (in Carey), Leisure Time Winery (in Napoleon) and Sauder Village (in Archbold). Next up on the itinerary: stroll around Oak Openings Preserve Metropark, sample the tasty concoctions at Maumee Bay Brew Pub, look for all kinds of wild species at Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge, and stroll the grounds of Woodlawn Cemetery.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Toledo planning site .

Traveling by car from Sandusky to Toledo takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In September, daytime highs in Toledo are 77°F, while nighttime lows are 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to drive to Dayton.

Things to do in Toledo

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Perrysburg, Put in Bay, Oak Harbor, Snook's Dream Cars, Providence Metropark
Highlights from your plan
Oak Openings Preserve Metropark ©
Oak Openings Preserve Metropark
Toledo Museum of Art ©
Toledo Museum of Art
Magee Marsh Wildlife Area ©
Magee Marsh Wildlife Area

9
nights
Dayton

Dayton ©
Home of airplane pioneers the Wright brothers, Dayton prides itself on its inventors, including Charles F.
Popular historic sites such as Carillon Historical Park and Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum are in your itinerary. National Museum of the US Air Force and Greene County Historical Society Museum will appeal to museum buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Dayton: Ripley (John Parker House & John Rankin House), Cincinnati (Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption, JACK Cincinnati Casino, & more) and Springfield (Heritage Center of Clark County, Weaver Chapel, & more). Next up on the itinerary: explore and take pictures at Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park, steep yourself in history at Huffman Prairie Flying Field Interpretive Center, explore the different monuments and memorials at Woodland Cemetery & Arboretum, and get to know the fascinating history of Aullwood Garden MetroPark.

To find more things to do and more tourist information, you can read our Dayton online travel route planner .

You can drive from Toledo to Dayton in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 78°F in September, and nighttime lows around 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Columbus.

Things to do in Dayton

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Cincinnati, Springfield, Miamisburg, Ripley, U.S. Grant Birthplace
Highlights from your plan
National Museum of the US Air Force ©
Cincinnati Nature Center ©
Cincinnati Nature Center
Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum ©
Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum

8
nights
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.
Get some historical perspective at German Village and Greek Orthodox Cathedral. Appreciate the collections at Central Ohio Fire Museum and Sherman House Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Columbus side-trips: Delaware (Deer Haven Preserve, Stratford Ecological Center, & more), The Virtues Golf Club (in Nashport) and Rockbridge (Conkles Hollow State Nature Preserve & Zipline). There's much more to do: make a trip to Easton Town Center, take in the architecture and design of Towers Hall, explore the ancient world of Great Circle Earthworks, and identify plant and animal life at Wahkeena Nature Preserve.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Columbus holiday planning site .

Getting from Dayton to Columbus by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. September in Columbus sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 58°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Columbus

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Westerville, Delaware, Rockbridge, Great Circle Earthworks, The Virtues Golf Club
Highlights from your plan
Zipline
Conkles Hollow State Nature Preserve ©
Lawrence Woods State Nature Preserve ©

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