8 days in Ohio Itinerary

8 days in Ohio Itinerary

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8 days in Ohio Itinerary

Start: Detroit
bus + Fly:  3​h 15​min
1
Columbus
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Millersburg
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Cleveland
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
End: Detroit

1
night
Columbus

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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): hunt for treasures at North Market Farmer's Market and then take a stroll through Short North Arts District. On the 7th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the natural beauty at Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens and then appreciate the extensive heritage of German Village.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Columbus day trip app .

Detroit to Columbus is an approximately 3.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 67°F, and evening lows to 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can travel to Millersburg.

Things to do in Columbus

Shopping Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
Short North Arts District ©
Short North Arts District
German Village ©
German Village

3
nights
Millersburg

Millersburg ©
Millersburg is a village in and the county seat of Holmes County, Ohio, United States. Head to Walnut Creek Cheese and Pearl Valley Cheesefor plenty of shopping. Get outdoors at The Wilds and Guggisberg Cheese Factory. Explore Millersburg's surroundings by going to Baltic Mill Winery (in Baltic) and Warther Museum (in Dover). There's more to do: stop by Heini's Cheese Chalet and revel in the low prices at Coblentz Collar Leather Shop.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Millersburg road trip planning app .

You can drive from Columbus to Millersburg in 2 hours. In October in Millersburg, expect temperatures between 65°F during the day and 43°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can travel to Cleveland.

Things to do in Millersburg

Shopping Wineries Wildlife

Side Trips

Walnut Creek, Pearl Valley Cheese, Warther Museum, Baltic Mill Winery, Lehman's
Highlights from your plan
Warther Museum ©
Warther Museum
The Wilds ©
The Wilds
Lehman's ©
Lehman's

3
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.
Marblehead Lighthouse State Park and Heinen's Downtown will appeal to history buffs. You'll explore and learn at Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and The Cleveland Museum of Art. Change things up with these side-trips from Cleveland: Brummer's Chocolates (in Vermilion) and Quarry Hill Winery (in Berlin Heights). Spend the 12th (Fri) exploring nature at Cuyahoga Valley National Park.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Cleveland trip maker app .

You can drive from Millersburg to Cleveland in 2 hours. Traveling from Millersburg in October, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Cleveland, with lows around 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Cleveland

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Quarry Hill Winery, Marblehead Lighthouse State Park, Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Brummer's Chocolates
Highlights from your plan
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame ©
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
Marblehead Lighthouse State Park ©
Marblehead Lighthouse State Park
Cuyahoga Valley National Park ©
Cuyahoga Valley National Park

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