7 days in Columbus & Newport Itinerary

7 days in Columbus & Newport Itinerary

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Columbus

— 3 nights

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like National Museum of the US Air Force and Easton Town Center. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Columbus: Freedom Grove (in Urbana), Boonshoft Museum of Discovery (in Dayton) and Columbus Zoo and Aquarium (in Powell). The adventure continues: whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, get curious at Center of Science and Industry (COSI), admire the landmark architecture of Ohio Statehouse, and get to know the fascinating history of German Village.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Columbus trip itinerary website.

Atlanta to Columbus is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Atlanta in March, with highs in Columbus at 49°F and lows at 31°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Newport.

Things to do in Columbus

Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Newport

— 3 nights

City by the Sea

With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
Kids will enjoy Cliff Walk and Ocean Drive Historic District. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Newport: Lizzie Borden House (in Fall River) and Mystic Aquarium (in Mystic). There's much more to do: examine the collection at The Breakers, take a tour by water with Fish'n Tales Adventures, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary's Catholic Church, and admire the landmark architecture of The Elms.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Newport sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Columbus to Newport takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Columbus in March, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Newport: temperatures range from 43°F by day to 29°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Newport

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips