7 days in Ohio Itinerary

7 days in Ohio Itinerary

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7 days in Ohio Itinerary

Start: Erie
train:  1​h 30​min
1
Cleveland
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Marblehead
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Rockbridge
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
4
Dayton
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Erie

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): admire the masterpieces at The Cleveland Museum of Art, then browse the eclectic array of goods at West Side Market, and then try to win big at JACK Cleveland Casino. On the next day, contemplate the long history of Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens, see the interesting displays at Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, and then pause for some serene contemplation at St John's Cathedral.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Cleveland road trip app .

Erie to Cleveland is an approximately 1.5-hour train ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Cleveland can reach 75°F, while at night they dip to 62°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel to Marblehead.

Things to do in Cleveland

Historic Sites Museums Casinos

Side Trip

Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens
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West Side Market ©
West Side Market
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame ©
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
The Cleveland Museum of Art ©
The Cleveland Museum of Art

2
nights
Marblehead

Marblehead ©
Marblehead is a village in Ottawa County, Ohio, United States. Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): enjoy breathtaking views from Perry's Victory & International Peace Memorial and then find something for the whole family at Cedar Point. On the next day, don't miss a visit to Lakeside Chautauqua, then visit a coastal fixture at Marblehead Lighthouse State Park, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Main Street Beach.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Marblehead online route planner .

You can drive from Cleveland to Marblehead in 1.5 hours. In September in Marblehead, expect temperatures between 77°F during the day and 59°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel to Rockbridge.

Things to do in Marblehead

Theme Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Perry's Victory & International Peace Memorial, Lakeside Chautauqua, Cedar Point, Main Street Beach
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Cedar Point ©
Cedar Point
Marblehead Lighthouse State Park ©
Marblehead Lighthouse State Park

1
night
Rockbridge

Rockbridge is an unincorporated community in eastern Good Hope Township, Hocking County, Ohio, United States. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): explore the fascinating underground world of Ash Cave, look for all kinds of wild species at Conkles Hollow State Nature Preserve, and then kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Rockbridge trip maker .

Traveling by car from Marblehead to Rockbridge takes 3.5 hours. Expect slightly colder evenings in Rockbridge when traveling from Marblehead in September, with lows around 53°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Dayton.

Things to do in Rockbridge

Parks Wildlife Adventure

Side Trip

Ash Cave
Highlights from your plan
Zipline
Conkles Hollow State Nature Preserve ©
Ash Cave ©
Ash Cave

2
nights
Dayton

Dayton ©
Home of airplane pioneers the Wright brothers, Dayton prides itself on its inventors, including Charles F.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Carillon Historical Park, then steep yourself in history at SunWatch Indian Village/Archaeological Park, then see the interesting displays at National Museum of the U.S. Air Force, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Wegerzyn Gardens MetroPark. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire all the interesting features of Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park.

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

Getting from Rockbridge to Dayton by car takes about 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 78°F in September, and nighttime lows around 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dayton

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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National Museum of the US Air Force ©
Carillon Historical Park ©
Carillon Historical Park

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