8 days in Ohio Itinerary

8 days in Ohio Itinerary

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8 days in Ohio Itinerary

Start: Cincinnati
Drive:  2​h 30​min
1
Rockbridge
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Toledo
— 1 night
train:  1​h 15​min
3
Sandusky
— 1 night
train:  1​h 15​min
4
Cleveland
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h
5
Cincinnati
— 3 nights
End: Cincinnati

1
day
Rockbridge

Rockbridge is an unincorporated community in eastern Good Hope Township, Hocking County, Ohio, United States. On the 20th (Sat), 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 ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Rockbridge itinerary builder tool .

Cincinnati to Rockbridge is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In October, plan for daily highs up to 67°F, and evening lows to 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Toledo.

Things to do in Rockbridge

Wildlife Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Zipline
Conkles Hollow State Nature Preserve ©

1
night
Toledo

Toledo ©
Toledo is a city in and the county seat of Lucas County, Ohio, United States. On the 21st (Sun), stroll through Toledo Zoo, then explore the world behind art at Toledo Museum of Art, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Oak Openings Preserve Metropark.

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You can drive from Rockbridge to Toledo in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 65°F in October, and nighttime lows around 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can drive to Sandusky.

Things to do in Toledo

Parks Wildlife Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Oak Openings Preserve Metropark ©
Oak Openings Preserve Metropark
Toledo Museum of Art ©
Toledo Museum of Art
Toledo Zoo ©
Toledo Zoo

1
night
Sandusky

Sandusky ©
Sandusky positively bustles in the summertime due to its famed amusement park.
On the 22nd (Mon), explore and take pictures at Sandusky Speedway Motorsports Park and then get in on the family fun at Cedar Point.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Sandusky online holiday builder .

You can drive from Toledo to Sandusky in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 66°F, and evening lows to 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Cleveland.

Things to do in Sandusky

Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Cedar Point ©
Cedar Point
Sandusky Speedway Motorsports Park ©
Sandusky Speedway Motorsports Park

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.
On the 23rd (Tue), explore the world behind art at The Cleveland Museum of Art, examine the collection at Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, and then try to win big at JACK Cleveland Casino. On the next day, pause for some serene contemplation at St John's Cathedral, admire all the interesting features of Progressive Field, then browse the eclectic array of goods at West Side Market, and finally stroll through Cleveland Metroparks.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Cleveland trip itinerary planning site .

You can take a train from Sandusky to Cleveland in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In October, daily temperatures in Cleveland can reach 65°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Cincinnati.

Things to do in Cleveland

Museums Casinos Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame ©
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
The Cleveland Museum of Art ©
The Cleveland Museum of Art
JACK Cleveland Casino ©
JACK Cleveland Casino

3
nights
Cincinnati

Cincinnati ©
Situated on the north bank of the Ohio River, Cincinnati distinguished itself as the only U.S.
Explore Cincinnati's surroundings by going to Miami Valley Gaming (in Lebanon) and Dayton (Carillon Historical Park & National Museum of the U.S. Air Force). The adventure continues: try to win big at JACK Cincinnati Casino, stroll through Smale Riverfront Park, meet the residents at Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden, and take in the views from Roebling Suspension Bridge.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Cincinnati journey maker tool .

Traveling by flight from Cleveland to Cincinnati takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Cleveland in October, Cincinnati is a bit cooler at night with lows of 46°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cincinnati

Parks Fun & Games Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Dayton, Miami Valley Gaming
Highlights from your plan
National Museum of the US Air Force ©
Houdini's Room Escape ©
Houdini's Room Escape
JACK Cincinnati Casino ©
JACK Cincinnati Casino

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