52 days in Ohio Itinerary

52 days in Ohio Itinerary

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Dover
— 6 nights
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Youngstown
— 6 nights
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Cleveland
— 9 nights
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Sandusky
— 6 nights
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Toledo
— 7 nights
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Dayton
— 9 nights
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Columbus
— 8 nights

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Dover

Dover ©
Dover is a city in Tuscarawas County, Ohio, United States. Visit Zoar Village State Memorial and The Basilica of Saint Mary of the Assumption for their historical value. Take a break from the city and head to The Wilds and Firestone Country Club. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Dover: Historic Ridgewood (in Canton), The Wilderness Center (in Wilmot) and Mound Cemetery (in Marietta). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Warther Museum, learn about winemaking at Baltic Mill Winery, steep yourself in history at J. E. Reeves Victorian Home & Carriage House Museum, and don't miss a visit to Amish Country.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Dover trip itinerary planner.

Huntington to Dover is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. In August, plan for daily highs up to 82°F, and evening lows to 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to drive to Youngstown.

Things to do in Dover

Historic Sites · Wineries · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

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Warther Museum ©
Warther Museum
The Wilds ©
The Wilds
The Wilderness Center ©
The Wilderness Center

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Youngstown

Youngstown ©
Youngstown is a city in and the county seat of Mahoning County in the U.S. Get in touch with nature at Noah's Lost Ark, Inc. and Avalon Golf and Country Club. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Lanterman's Mill and Riverwalk-Amphitheatre Campus. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Youngstown: Little Beaver Creek Greenway Trail (in Lisbon), Birdfish Brewing Co. (in Columbiana) and Museum of Ceramics (in East Liverpool). 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, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of Our Lady of Mount Carmel, and do a tasting at Barrel Run Crossing Winery.

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 · Museums

Side Trips

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.

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Cleveland

Cleveland ©

Forest City

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 F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm and Carlisle Reservation. Visit Huntington Beach and Fairport Harbor Lakefront Park Beach for some beach relaxation. Get out of town with these interesting Cleveland side-trips: Lakeview Park (in Lorain), James A. Garfield National Historic Site (in Mentor) and Lake Erie Bluffs (in Perry). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, explore the historical opulence of Squire's Castle, hike along Beartown Lakes Reservation, and browse the eclectic array of goods at West Side Market.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Cleveland holiday maker.

You can drive from Youngstown to Cleveland in 1.5 hours. Expect somewhat 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 drive to Sandusky.

Things to do in Cleveland

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

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

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Sandusky

Sandusky ©
Sandusky positively bustles in the summertime due to its famed amusement park.
Escape the urban bustle at Castalia Quarry Reserve and Osborn Recreation Area. Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Library & Museums and Liberty Aviation Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Explore Sandusky's surroundings by going to Lowe Volk Nature Center (in Crestline), Vermilion (Vermilion River Reservation & Main Street Beach) and Collier (Howard) State Nature Preserve (in Tiffin). There's lots more to do: get in on the family fun at Cedar Point, enjoy the sea views from Marblehead Lighthouse State Park, steep yourself in history at Eleutheros Cooke House and Garden, and learn about winemaking at Matus Winery.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Sandusky road trip tool.

Traveling by car from Cleveland to Sandusky takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. August in Sandusky sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 66°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Toledo.

Things to do in Sandusky

Parks · Wildlife · Theme Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Cedar Point ©
Cedar Point
Marblehead Lighthouse State Park ©
Marblehead Lighthouse State Park

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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 Oak Openings Preserve Metropark and Butterfly House. Explore Toledo's surroundings by going to Sauder Village (in Archbold), Basilica and National Shrine of Our Lady of Consolation (in Carey) and Leisure Time Winery (in Napoleon). There's lots more to do: sample the tasty concoctions at Maumee Bay Brew Pub, kick back and relax at Maumee Bay State Park, pause for some photo ops at Perry's Victory & International Peace Memorial, and contemplate the waterfront views at White Star Quarry.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Toledo online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Sandusky to Toledo takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 77°F, and evening lows to 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Dayton.

Things to do in Toledo

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

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

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Dayton

Dayton ©

Gem City

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 lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Cincinnati Nature Center, stroll the grounds of Dayton National Cemetery, stroll around Aullwood Garden MetroPark, and contemplate the long history of Carillon Historical Park.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Dayton trip planning site.

Getting from Toledo to Dayton by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: 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 · Nature

Side Trips

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

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Columbus

Columbus ©

The Discovery City

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 Conkles Hollow State Nature Preserve. Visit Harding Presidential Sites and German Village for their historical value. Change things up with these side-trips from Columbus: Delaware (Deer Haven Preserve, Stratford Ecological Center, &more), The Virtues Golf Club (in Nashport) and Great Circle Earthworks (in Heath). Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Easton Town Center, play a few rounds at Apple Valley Golf Course, make a trip to Short North Arts District, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Greek Orthodox Cathedral.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Columbus trip maker website.

Traveling by car from Dayton to Columbus takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Columbus can reach 79°F, while at night they dip to 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Columbus

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Conkles Hollow State Nature Preserve ©
Conkles Hollow State Nature Preserve
Zipline
Wagner-Hagans Auto Museum ©
Wagner-Hagans Auto Museum

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