8 days in Ohio Itinerary

8 days in Ohio Itinerary

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8 days in Ohio Itinerary

Start: Columbus
Drive:  1​h
1
Rockbridge
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Cincinnati
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h
3
Cleveland
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
4
Sandusky
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
5
Toledo
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
End: Columbus

1
day
Rockbridge

Rockbridge ©
Rockbridge is an unincorporated community in eastern Good Hope Township, Hocking County, Ohio, United States. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): 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 find more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Rockbridge travel website .

Columbus to Rockbridge is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Rockbridge are 82°F, while nighttime lows are 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Cincinnati.

Things to do in Rockbridge

Wildlife Tours Adventure
Highlights from your plan
Conkles Hollow State Nature Preserve ©
Zipline

1
night
Cincinnati

Cincinnati ©
Situated on the north bank of the Ohio River, Cincinnati distinguished itself as the only U.S.
On the 29th (Sat), try your luck at JACK Cincinnati Casino, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Mount Adams, and then stroll the grounds of Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Cincinnati itinerary planner .

You can drive from Rockbridge to Cincinnati in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Cincinnati can reach 83°F, while at night they dip to 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Cleveland.

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
Mount Adams ©
Mount Adams

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.
Get outdoors at Mill Creek Park and Huntington Beach. Explore Cleveland's surroundings by going to Lakeview Park (in Lorain) and Hard Rock Rocksino Northfield Park (in Northfield). There's more to do: try your luck at JACK Cleveland Casino.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Cleveland driving holiday planning website .

Traveling by flight from Cincinnati to Cleveland takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Cincinnati, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Cleveland, ranging from highs of 77°F to lows of 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can take a train to Sandusky.

Things to do in Cleveland

Parks Outdoors Fun & Games

Side Trips

Hard Rock Rocksino Northfield Park, Mill Creek Park, Lakeview Park, Huntington Beach
Highlights from your plan
Mill Creek Park ©
Mill Creek Park
JACK Cleveland Casino ©
JACK Cleveland Casino
Huntington Beach ©
Huntington Beach

2
nights
Sandusky

Sandusky ©
Sandusky positively bustles in the summertime due to its famed amusement park.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): kick back and relax at Main Street Beach, delve into the lush surroundings at James H. McBride Arboretum, and then identify plant and animal life at Osborn Recreation Area. On the next day, make a splash at Cedar Point and then identify plant and animal life at Castalia Quarry Reserve.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Sandusky journey builder app .

Take a train from Cleveland to Sandusky in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Sandusky can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 66°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Toledo.

Things to do in Sandusky

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Huron, Main Street Beach, Castalia Quarry Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Cedar Point ©
Cedar Point
Main Street Beach ©
Main Street Beach

1
night
Toledo

Toledo ©
Toledo is a city in and the county seat of Lucas County, Ohio, United States. Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Maumee Bay State Park, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Black Cloister Brewing Company, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Oak Openings Preserve Metropark.

To find reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Toledo trip planner .

You can drive from Sandusky to Toledo in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 82°F, and evening lows to 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Toledo

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Maumee Bay State Park
Highlights from your plan
Oak Openings Preserve Metropark ©
Oak Openings Preserve Metropark
Maumee Bay State Park ©
Maumee Bay State Park
Black Cloister Brewing Company ©
Black Cloister Brewing Company

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