8 days in Ohio Itinerary

8 days in Ohio Itinerary

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8 days in Ohio Itinerary

Start: Tulsa
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Toledo
— Few hours
train:  1​h 15​min
2
Sandusky
— 1 night
train:  1​h 15​min
3
Cleveland
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h
4
Cincinnati
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 45​min
5
Columbus
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Tulsa

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Toledo

Toledo
Toledo is a city in and the county seat of Lucas County, Ohio, United States. To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Toledo tour planner .

Tulsa to Toledo is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 1 hour. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Tulsa in June, with highs in Toledo at 81°F and lows at 62°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Sandusky.

Things to do in Toledo

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

The 577 Foundation

1
night
Sandusky

Sandusky ©
Sandusky positively bustles in the summertime due to its famed amusement park.
On the 16th (Sun), identify plant and animal life at Castalia Quarry Reserve, then visit a coastal fixture at Marblehead Lighthouse State Park, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Osborn Recreation Area.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Sandusky trip planner .

Traveling by car from Toledo to Sandusky takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Sandusky can reach 80°F, while at night they dip to 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can take a train to Cleveland.

Things to do in Sandusky

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Marblehead Lighthouse State Park, Castalia Quarry Reserve, Osborn Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
Marblehead Lighthouse State Park ©
Marblehead Lighthouse State 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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): try your luck at JACK Cleveland Casino, hunt for treasures at West Side Market, and then examine the collection at Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at James A. Garfield National Historic Site, explore the world behind art at The Cleveland Museum of Art, then take a stroll around Cleveland History Center, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at The Shrine Church of Saint Stanislaus.

For photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Cleveland road trip planning tool .

You can take a train from Sandusky to Cleveland in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 77°F in June, and nighttime lows around 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel to Cincinnati.

Things to do in Cleveland

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

James A. Garfield National Historic Site
Highlights from your plan
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

1
night
Cincinnati

Cincinnati ©
Situated on the north bank of the Ohio River, Cincinnati distinguished itself as the only U.S.
On the 19th (Wed), admire all the interesting features of Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Immaculata Church, and finally try your luck at JACK Cincinnati Casino.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Cincinnati vacation builder website .

Getting from Cleveland to Cincinnati by flight takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Cleveland in June, plan for a bit warmer days in Cincinnati, with highs around 83°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a bus to Columbus.

Things to do in Cincinnati

Historic Sites Fun & Games Casinos
Highlights from your plan
Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum ©
Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum
JACK Cincinnati Casino ©
JACK Cincinnati Casino
Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption ©

3
nights
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at National Museum of the U.S. Air Force and Carillon Historical Park. Visit German Village and Greek Orthodox Cathedral for their historical value. Step out of Columbus to go to Dayton and see Woodland Cemetery & Arboretum, which is approximately 1h 30 min away. The adventure continues: take a stroll through Easton Town Center, examine the collection at Wagner-Hagans Auto Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, and steep yourself in history at Central Ohio Fire Museum.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Columbus trip itinerary site .

Getting from Cincinnati to Columbus by bus takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to 83°F, and evening lows to 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Columbus

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Dayton
Highlights from your plan
National Museum of the US Air Force ©
Carillon Historical Park ©
Carillon Historical Park
Wagner-Hagans Auto Museum ©
Wagner-Hagans Auto Museum

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