52 days in Ohio Itinerary

52 days in Ohio Itinerary

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Dover
— 6 nights
2
Youngstown
— 6 nights
3
Cleveland
— 9 nights
4
Sandusky
— 6 nights
5
Toledo
— 7 nights
6
Dayton
— 9 nights
7
Columbus
— 8 nights

6
nights
Dover

Dover ©
Dover is a city in Tuscarawas County, Ohio, United States. Visit Zoar Village State Memorial and John and Annie Glenn Historic Site for their historical value. Take a break from the city and head to Firestone Country Club and The Wilderness Center. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Dover: Marietta (The Basilica of Saint Mary of the Assumption & Mound Cemetery), Historic Ridgewood (in Canton) and The Wilds (in Cumberland). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Warther Museum, learn about winemaking at Breitenbach Winery, steep yourself in history at J. E. Reeves Victorian Home & Carriage House Museum, and browse the exhibits of Hoover Historical Center.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Dover road trip planning tool.

Huntington to Dover is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. In August, daytime highs in Dover are 82°F, while nighttime lows are 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

Marietta, Sugarcreek, Zoar Village State Memorial, Firestone Country Club, Victorian House Museum
Highlights from your plan
Warther Museum ©
Warther Museum
The Wilds ©
The Wilds
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 in touch with nature at Avalon Golf and Country Club and Little Beaver Creek Greenway Trail. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Lanterman's Mill and McKinley Birthplace Home and Research Center. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Youngstown: Museum of Ceramics (in East Liverpool), Birdfish Brewing Co. (in Columbiana) and Barrel Run Crossing Winery (in Rootstown). On the 17th (Sat), spend a day ambling around Mill Creek Park. There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Fellows Riverside Gardens, explore the world behind art at The Butler Institute of American Art, identify plant and animal life at Noah's Lost Ark, Inc., and take an in-depth tour of Youngstown Museum Of industry And Labor.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Youngstown trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Dover to Youngstown by car takes about 1.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 80°F, and evening lows to 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can drive to Cleveland.

Things to do in Youngstown

Parks · Outdoors · Golf

Side Trips

Warren, Columbiana, Little Beaver Creek Greenway Trail, Museum of Ceramics, Noah's Lost Ark, Inc.
Highlights from your plan
Mill Creek Park ©
Mill Creek Park
The Butler Institute of American Art ©
The Butler Institute of American Art
Birdfish Brewing Co. ©
Birdfish Brewing Co.

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Huntington Beach and F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm. Visit Lakeview Park and Fairport Harbor Lakefront Park Beach for some beach relaxation. Get out of town with these interesting Cleveland side-trips: Gazebo & Green, Hudson (in Hudson), Lake Erie Bluffs (in Perry) and James A. Garfield National Historic Site (in Mentor). Next up on the itinerary: try to win big at JACK Cleveland Casino, step into the grandiose world of Squire's Castle, take in the spiritual surroundings of Our Lady of Lourdes Shrine, and get to know the fascinating history of Historic Kirtland.

For maps and more tourist information, use the Cleveland holiday planner.

You can drive from Youngstown to Cleveland in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Youngstown in August, Cleveland is a bit warmer at night with lows of 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) to allow time to drive to Sandusky.

Things to do in Cleveland

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Akron, St. Paul Greek Orthodox Church, James A. Garfield National Historic Site, Tallmadge Church Historic Site, Huntington 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
F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm ©
F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm

6
nights
Sandusky

Sandusky ©
Sandusky positively bustles in the summertime due to its famed amusement park.
Escape the urban bustle at Main Street Beach and Collier (Howard) State Nature Preserve. Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Library & Museums and Thomas Edison Birthplace will appeal to museum buffs. Explore Sandusky's surroundings by going to Lowe Volk Nature Center (in Crestline), Wakeman (Vermilion Valley Vineyards & Matus Winery) and Vermilion River Reservation (in Vermilion). The adventure continues: find something for the whole family at Cedar Point, visit a coastal fixture at Marblehead Lighthouse State Park, enjoy the sand and surf at Nickel Plate Beach, and look for all kinds of wild species at Castalia Quarry Reserve.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Sandusky trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Cleveland to Sandusky takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Sandusky can reach 83°F, while at night they dip to 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Toledo.

Things to do in Sandusky

Parks · Wildlife · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Huron, Port Clinton, Wakeman, Vermilion, Collier (Howard) State Nature Preserve
Highlights from your plan
Cedar Point ©
Cedar Point
Marblehead Lighthouse State Park ©
Marblehead Lighthouse State Park

7
nights
Toledo

Toledo ©
Toledo is a city in and the county seat of Lucas County, Ohio, United States. National Museum of the Great Lakes and Snook's Dream Cars will appeal to museum buffs. Get outdoors at Maumee Bay State Park and White Star Quarry. Explore Toledo's surroundings by going to Sauder Village (in Archbold), Leisure Time Winery (in Napoleon) and Basilica and National Shrine of Our Lady of Consolation (in Carey). The adventure continues: sample the tasty concoctions at Maumee Bay Brew Pub, contemplate the long history of The 577 Foundation, pause for some photo ops at Perry's Victory & International Peace Memorial, and take in the history at Fort Meigs Ohio's War of 1812 Battlefield.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Toledo tour site.

Traveling by car from Sandusky to Toledo takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Toledo can reach 77°F, while at night they dip to 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Dayton.

Things to do in Toledo

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Perrysburg, Put in Bay, Oak Harbor, Sauder Village, Maumee Bay State Park
Highlights from your plan
Maumee Bay State Park ©
Maumee Bay State Park
Toledo Museum of Art ©
Toledo Museum of Art
The 577 Foundation ©
The 577 Foundation

9
nights
Dayton

Dayton ©
Home of airplane pioneers the Wright brothers, Dayton prides itself on its inventors, including Charles F.
Museum-lovers will get to explore National Museum of the US Air Force and Greene County Historical Society Museum. Step out of the city life by going to Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum and Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park. Venture out of the city with trips to Ripley (John Parker House & John Rankin House), Springfield (Heritage Center of Clark County, Weaver Chapel, &more) and Cincinnati (Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption, JACK Cincinnati Casino, &more). There's still lots to do: get to know the fascinating history of Aullwood Garden MetroPark, explore the ancient world of Serpent Mound, walk around Woodland Cemetery & Arboretum, and take an in-depth tour of Loveland Castle.

To see maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Dayton online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Toledo to Dayton takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In September, daily temperatures in Dayton can reach 78°F, while at night they dip to 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to drive to Columbus.

Things to do in Dayton

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Cincinnati, Springfield, Ripley, Miamisburg, Aullwood Garden MetroPark
Highlights from your plan
National Museum of the US Air Force ©
National Museum of the US Air Force
Cincinnati Nature Center ©
Cincinnati Nature Center
JACK Cincinnati Casino ©
JACK Cincinnati Casino

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 outdoors at Zipline and The Virtues Golf Club. Visit Harding Presidential Sites and Great Circle Earthworks for their historical value. Change things up with these side-trips from Columbus: Shale Hollow Park (in Lewis Center), Conkles Hollow State Nature Preserve (in Rockbridge) and Delaware (Deer Haven Preserve, Stratford Ecological Center, &more). Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Easton Town Center, see the interesting displays at Central Ohio Fire Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Greek Orthodox Cathedral, and pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Joseph Cathedral.

To find more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Columbus trip planner.

You can drive from Dayton to Columbus in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Columbus

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Westerville, Delaware, Rockbridge, Shale Hollow Park, Sherman House Museum
Highlights from your plan
Zipline
Conkles Hollow State Nature Preserve ©
Conkles Hollow State Nature Preserve
Wagner-Hagans Auto Museum ©
Wagner-Hagans Auto Museum

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