8 days in Ohio Itinerary

8 days in Ohio Itinerary

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8 days in Ohio Itinerary

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

3
nights
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.
Take a break from the city and head to The Wilds and Zipline. You'll explore and learn at National Museum of the US Air Force and Warther Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Columbus side-trips: Shale Hollow Preserve (in Lewis Center), Conkles Hollow State Nature Preserve (in Rockbridge) and Gallant Farm Preserve (in Delaware). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Easton Town Center, appreciate the extensive heritage of German Village, see the interesting displays at Wagner-Hagans Auto Museum, and identify plant and animal life at Cincinnati Nature Center.

To find maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Columbus road trip site .

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Columbus. In June in Columbus, expect temperatures between 83°F during the day and 63°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to take a bus to Cincinnati.

Things to do in Columbus

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Rockbridge, Shale Hollow Preserve, Cincinnati Nature Center, Gallant Farm Preserve, Warther Museum
Highlights from your plan
Zipline
National Museum of the US Air Force ©
The Wilds ©
The Wilds

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), try to win big at JACK Cincinnati Casino, then get a new perspective on nature at Cincinnati Museum Center, then stroll the grounds of Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Urban Artifact.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Cincinnati itinerary builder app .

You can take a bus from Columbus to Cincinnati in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. June in Cincinnati sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 61°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Cleveland.

Things to do in Cincinnati

Fun & Games Casinos Parks
Highlights from your plan
JACK Cincinnati Casino ©
JACK Cincinnati Casino
Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum ©
Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum
Cincinnati Museum Center ©
Cincinnati Museum Center

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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate The Cleveland Museum of Art and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. You'll get in some beach time at Lakeview Park and Main Street Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Cleveland side-trips: James H. McBride Arboretum (in Huron) and Cedar Point (in Sandusky). Next up on the itinerary: try to win big at JACK Cleveland Casino.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Cleveland trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Cincinnati to Cleveland takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Cincinnati, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Cleveland, ranging from highs of 77°F to lows of 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Cleveland

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

James H. McBride Arboretum, Main Street Beach, Lakeview Park, Cedar Point
Highlights from your plan
The Cleveland Museum of Art ©
The Cleveland Museum of Art
Cedar Point ©
Cedar Point
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame ©
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

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