8 days in Ohio Itinerary

8 days in Ohio Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Ohio trip builder

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

8 days in Ohio Itinerary

Start: Nashville
Fly:  3​h 15​min
1
Columbus
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h 45​min
2
Cincinnati
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h
3
Cleveland
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: Nashville

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.
Visit Carillon Historical Park and German Village for their historical value. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Easton Town Center and Harding Presidential Sites. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Columbus: The Wilds (in Cumberland), Rockhouse (in Logan) and National Museum of the US Air Force (in Dayton). There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Short North Arts District, see the interesting displays at Wagner-Hagans Auto Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Joseph Cathedral, and steep yourself in history at Sherman House Museum.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Columbus trip builder site .

Nashville to Columbus is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 1 hour. When traveling from Nashville in July, plan for slightly colder days in Columbus, with highs around 83°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 66°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can catcht the bus to Cincinnati.

Things to do in Columbus

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trips

Dayton, The Wilds, Harding Presidential Sites, Sherman House Museum, Rockhouse
Highlights from your plan
Easton Town Center ©
Easton Town Center
National Museum of the US Air Force ©
Carillon Historical Park ©
Carillon Historical Park

1
night
Cincinnati

Cincinnati ©
Situated on the north bank of the Ohio River, Cincinnati distinguished itself as the only U.S.
On the 31st (Wed), stroll the grounds of Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Immaculata Church, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption, and finally try your luck at JACK Cincinnati Casino.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Cincinnati online journey planner .

Getting from Columbus to Cincinnati by bus takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive. In July, daytime highs in Cincinnati are 84°F, while nighttime lows are 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Cleveland.

Things to do in Cincinnati

Historic Sites Casinos Fun & Games
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
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.
Popular historic sites such as James A. Garfield National Historic Site and The Shrine Church of Saint Stanislaus are in your itinerary. Get a sense of the local culture at Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and Marblehead Lighthouse State Park. Change things up with a short trip to Lakeview Park in Lorain (about 44 minutes away). There's much more to do: try your luck at JACK Cleveland Casino, explore the world behind art at The Cleveland Museum of Art, hunt for treasures at West Side Market, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St John's Cathedral.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Cleveland driving holiday site .

Fly from Cincinnati to Cleveland in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Cincinnati in July, you will find days in Cleveland are slightly colder (79°F), and nights are about the same (68°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cleveland

Historic Sites Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

James A. Garfield National Historic Site, Lakeview Park, Marblehead Lighthouse State Park
Highlights from your plan
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame ©
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
The Cleveland Museum of Art ©
The Cleveland Museum of Art
West Side Market ©
West Side Market

Similar Plans

11 days in Ohio BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, museums, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 12 days in Ohio BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 9 days in Ohio BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, culture, outdoors, historic sites, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 6 days in Ohio & Indianapolis BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, teens, kids, culture, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, teens, kids, culture, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 15 days in Ohio BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, teens, kids, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 6 days in Ohio BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, kids, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, kids, outdoors, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 29 days in Ohio BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, teens, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 7 days in Ohio BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, museums, shopping, hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 6 days in Ohio BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, outdoors, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, outdoors, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 36 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, teens, kids, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 13 days in Ohio BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 7 days in Ohio BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, popular sights PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans