8 days in Ohio Itinerary

8 days in Ohio Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Ohio trip planner

©
Plan created by another user. Make it yours
1
Sandusky
— 2 nights
2
Toledo
— 2 nights
3
Columbus
— 1 night
4
Cincinnati
— 2 nights

S M T W T F S
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18

2
nights
Sandusky

Sandusky ©
Sandusky positively bustles in the summertime due to its famed amusement park.
On the 10th (Fri), steep yourself in history at Port Clinton Lighthouse, get engrossed in the history at Lake Erie Islands Historical Society, then look for all kinds of wild species at Vermilion River Reservation, and finally do a tasting at Quarry Hill Winery. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Sandusky Maritime Museum, take a leisurely stroll along Huron Harbor and Pier, then get engrossed in the history at Milan Historical Museum, then contemplate the long history of Thomas Edison Birthplace, and finally stop by Toft's.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Sandusky trip planner.

Cleveland to Sandusky is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 71°F in May, and nighttime lows around 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can drive to Toledo.

Things to do in Sandusky

Museums · Wildlife · Parks · Wineries

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
©
History Museum
Milan Historical Museum
4.6
©
Historic Site
Thomas Edison Birthplace
4.5
©
Winery / Vineyard
Quarry Hill Winery
4.0

2
nights
Toledo

Toledo ©
Toledo is a city in and the county seat of Lucas County, Ohio, United States. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): contemplate the long history of The 577 Foundation, see the interesting displays at Imagination Station, then see the interesting displays at National Museum of the Great Lakes, and finally take in the views from Veteran's Glass City Skyway. On your second day here, visit Sauder Village, steep yourself in history at Providence Metropark, and then contemplate the long history of Fort Meigs Ohio's War of 1812 Battlefield.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Toledo online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Sandusky to Toledo takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In May in Toledo, expect temperatures between 72°F during the day and 52°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Columbus.

Things to do in Toledo

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
©
Neighborhood
Sauder Village
4.6

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): admire the landmark architecture of Ohio Statehouse, admire the masterpieces at Columbus Museum of Art, then see the interesting displays at Wagner-Hagans Auto Museum, and finally visit Arena District.

Make your Columbus itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Drive from Toledo to Columbus in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Columbus are 74°F, while nighttime lows are 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Cincinnati.

Things to do in Columbus

Museums · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your trip
©
Neighborhood
Arena District
4.4
©
Specialty Museum
Wagner-Hagans Auto Museum
4.8

2
nights
Cincinnati

Cincinnati ©

The Queen of the West

Situated on the north bank of the Ohio River, Cincinnati distinguished itself as the only U.S.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): examine the collection at Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame & Museum, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Mount Adams, then explore the world behind art at Taft Museum of Art, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Carew Tower. On your second day here, explore the world behind art at Dayton Art Institute, examine the collection at America's Packard Museum - The Citizens Motorcar Co., and then snap pictures at Roebling Suspension Bridge.

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

Getting from Columbus to Cincinnati by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Cincinnati can reach 75°F, while at night they dip to 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cincinnati

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip

Similar trips

9 days in Ohio BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, kids, culture, outdoors, museums, popular & hidden gems Preferences: July, kids, culture, outdoors, museums Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 10 days in Ohio BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 6 days in Ohio BY A USER FROM BRAZIL May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 11 days in United States BY A USER FROM INDIA May, culture, relaxing, romantic, slow & easy, popular sights Preferences: May, culture, relaxing, romantic Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Slow & easy 5 days in West Virginia & Ohio BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: April, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 9 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems Preferences: April Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 7 days in Ohio & Detroit BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, kids, outdoors, museums, popular sights Preferences: July, kids, outdoors, museums Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 9 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, popular sights Preferences: April Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 6 days in Ohio & Newport BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, kids, popular sights Preferences: June, kids Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 7 days in Ohio BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, relaxing, historic sites, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems Preferences: May, relaxing, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 6 days in Ohio BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, teens, popular sights Preferences: April, teens Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 29 days in Ohio BY A USER FROM SAUDI ARABIA May, fast-paced, popular sights Preferences: May Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Fast-paced
See more trips