8 days in Ohio Itinerary

8 days in Ohio Itinerary

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Columbus
— 3 nights
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Toledo
— 2 nights
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Sandusky
— 2 nights

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Columbus

Columbus ©

The Discovery City

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.
Step out of Columbus to go to Cumberland and see The Wilds, which is approximately 1h 35 min away. The adventure continues: make a trip to Short North Arts District, tour the pleasant surroundings at Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, get curious at Center of Science and Industry (COSI), and appreciate the extensive heritage of German Village.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Columbus day trip website.

New York City to Columbus is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Columbus when traveling from New York City in July, with lows around 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Toledo.

Things to do in Columbus

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

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The Wilds ©
The Wilds
Short North Arts District ©
Short North Arts District
German Village ©
German Village

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Toledo

Toledo ©
Toledo is a city in and the county seat of Lucas County, Ohio, United States. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Tue): stop by Sauder Village. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at Toledo Museum of Art, catch a live event at Fifth Third Field, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Maumee Bay State Park.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Toledo route planner.

Drive from Columbus to Toledo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Toledo are 82°F, while nighttime lows are 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Sandusky.

Things to do in Toledo

Nature · Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

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Sauder Village ©
Sauder Village
Maumee Bay State Park ©
Maumee Bay State Park
Fifth Third Field ©
Fifth Third Field

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Sandusky

Sandusky ©
Sandusky positively bustles in the summertime due to its famed amusement park.
Step off the beaten path and head to Put-in-Bay Winery and Quarry Hill Winery. Venture out of the city with trips to Main Street Beach (in Vermilion) and Put in Bay (Heineman Winery & Perry's Victory & International Peace Memorial). There's lots more to do: learn about winemaking at Firelands Winery, visit a coastal fixture at Marblehead Lighthouse State Park, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at African Safari Wildlife Park.

Discover how to plan a Sandusky trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Getting from Toledo to Sandusky by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 83°F, and evening lows to 66°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sandusky

Wineries · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Firelands Winery ©
Firelands Winery
Main Street Beach ©
Main Street Beach
Put-in-Bay Winery ©
Put-in-Bay Winery

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