8 days in Ohio Itinerary

8 days in Ohio Itinerary

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8 days in Ohio Itinerary

Start: Detroit
Drive:  3​h
1
Cleveland
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  1​h 30​min
2
Lebanon
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
New Plymouth
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Columbus
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  3​h 30​min
End: Detroit

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Cedar Point (in Sandusky) and Chagrin Waterfalls (in Chagrin Falls). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, steep yourself in history at West Side Market, explore the world behind art at The Cleveland Museum of Art, and try your luck at JACK Cleveland Casino.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Cleveland trip planner .

Detroit to Cleveland is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. In July, daily temperatures in Cleveland can reach 79°F, while at night they dip to 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel to Lebanon.

Things to do in Cleveland

Museums Fun & Games Casinos

Side Trips

Chagrin Waterfalls, Cedar Point
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Rock & Roll Hall of Fame ©
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
Cedar Point ©
Cedar Point
The Cleveland Museum of Art ©
The Cleveland Museum of Art

2
nights
Lebanon

Lebanon ©
Lebanon is a city in and the county seat of Warren County, Ohio, United States, in the state's southwestern region, within the Cincinnati metropolitan area. On the 15th (Mon), get your game on at Miami Valley Gaming, steep yourself in history at Carillon Historical Park, look for gifts at Esther Price Fine Chocolates, then examine the collection at National Museum of the US Air Force, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Dayton Mall. On your second day here, get in on the family fun at Kings Island and then hunt for treasures at Jungle Jim's International Market.

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Getting from Cleveland to Lebanon by combination of flight and taxi takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. July in Lebanon sees daily highs of 82°F and lows of 65°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to travel to New Plymouth.

Things to do in Lebanon

Theme Parks Shopping Fun & Games

Side Trips

Dayton, Kings Island, Jungle Jim's International Market
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National Museum of the US Air Force ©
Kings Island ©
Kings Island
Carillon Historical Park ©
Carillon Historical Park

1
night
New Plymouth

New Plymouth ©
New Plymouth is an unincorporated community in northwestern Brown Township, Vinton County, Ohio, United States. Hocking Hills State Park has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): make a trip to Hope Iron Furnace, admire the majestic nature at Hocking Hills State Park, and then identify plant and animal life at Conkles Hollow State Nature Preserve.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read New Plymouth online vacation planner .

Traveling by car from Lebanon to New Plymouth takes 2.5 hours. July in New Plymouth sees daily highs of 82°F and lows of 63°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel to Columbus.

Things to do in New Plymouth

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Hocking Hills State Park, Conkles Hollow State Nature Preserve
Highlights from your plan
Hocking Hills State Park ©
Hocking Hills State Park
Conkles Hollow State Nature Preserve ©
Hope Iron Furnace ©
Hope Iron Furnace

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): browse the exhibits of Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, make a trip to World's Largest Gavel, then meet the residents at Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get curious at Center of Science and Industry (COSI), then take a stroll through Easton Town Center, and then kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

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You can drive from New Plymouth to Columbus in 1.5 hours. In July in Columbus, expect temperatures between 83°F during the day and 66°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Columbus

Parks Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Zipline, Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
Highlights from your plan
Zipline
Room Escape Games
Easton Town Center ©
Easton Town Center

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