8 days in Ohio Itinerary

8 days in Ohio Itinerary

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8 days in Ohio Itinerary

Start: New York City
bus + Fly:  4​h
1
Cleveland
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Columbus
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Dayton
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: New York City

2
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.
Explore Cleveland's surroundings by going to Cedar Point (in Sandusky) and Burnham Orchards (in Berlin Heights). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, try to win big at JACK Cleveland Casino, admire the masterpieces at The Cleveland Museum of Art, and take in nature's colorful creations at Fellows Riverside Gardens.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Cleveland travel route app .

New York City to Cleveland is an approximately 4-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or drive. While traveling from New York City, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Cleveland, ranging from highs of 79°F to lows of 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Columbus.

Things to do in Cleveland

Museums Casinos Shopping

Side Trips

Cedar Point, Burnham Orchards, Fellows Riverside Gardens
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Cedar Point ©
Cedar Point
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame ©
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
The Cleveland Museum of Art ©
The Cleveland Museum of Art

3
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Columbus: The Wilds (in Cumberland), Jet Pack Water Adventure (in Lancaster) and Rockbridge (Conkles Hollow State Nature Preserve & Zipline). There's still lots to do: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, make a trip to Grounds of Remembrance, get your game on at Columbus Axe Throwing, and get to know the resident critters at Columbus Zoo and Aquarium.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Columbus trip itinerary maker .

Drive from Cleveland to Columbus in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. July in Columbus sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 66°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Dayton.

Things to do in Columbus

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Rockbridge, The Wilds, Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, Jet Pack Water Adventure, Grounds of Remembrance
Highlights from your plan
Zipline
Room Escape Games
Columbus Axe Throwing ©
Columbus Axe Throwing

2
nights
Dayton

Dayton ©
Home of airplane pioneers the Wright brothers, Dayton prides itself on its inventors, including Charles F.
On the 12th (Sun), get in on the family fun at Kings Island and then partake in some friendly competition at Houdini's Room Escape. On the 13th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at National Museum of the US Air Force, then head outdoors with Dayton Dragons Baseball, and then get your game on at Miami Valley Gaming.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Dayton trip planner .

Traveling by car from Columbus to Dayton takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Dayton are 82°F, while nighttime lows are 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dayton

Theme Parks Fun & Games Outdoors

Side Trips

Kings Island, Miami Valley Gaming, Houdini's Room Escape
Highlights from your plan
National Museum of the US Air Force ©
Houdini's Room Escape ©
Houdini's Room Escape
Kings Island ©
Kings Island

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