9 days in Ohio Itinerary

9 days in Ohio Itinerary

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9 days in Ohio Itinerary

Start: New York City
bus + Fly:  4​h
1
Cleveland
— 1 night
train:  1​h 15​min
2
Sandusky
— 1 night
train:  1​h 15​min
3
Toledo
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Cincinnati
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 45​min
5
Columbus
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
End: New York City

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Lake Erie Bluffs. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm, then contemplate the long history of James A. Garfield National Historic Site, and then explore the world behind art at The Cleveland Museum of Art.

Plan my day in Cleveland using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

New York City to Cleveland is an approximately 4-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or drive. In June in Cleveland, expect temperatures between 77°F during the day and 64°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can catch the train to Sandusky.

Things to do in Cleveland

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

James A. Garfield National Historic Site, F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm, Lake Erie Bluffs
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F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm ©
F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm
Lake Erie Bluffs ©
Lake Erie Bluffs

1
night
Sandusky

Sandusky ©
Sandusky positively bustles in the summertime due to its famed amusement park.
On the 29th (Sat), identify plant and animal life at Castalia Quarry Reserve, enjoy the sea views from Marblehead Lighthouse State Park, and then identify plant and animal life at Osborn Recreation Area.

For maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Sandusky online tour itinerary maker .

You can take a train from Cleveland to Sandusky in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 80°F in June, and nighttime lows around 63°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can go by car to Toledo.

Things to do in Sandusky

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Castalia Quarry Reserve, Marblehead Lighthouse State Park, Osborn Recreation Area
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Marblehead Lighthouse State Park ©
Marblehead Lighthouse State Park

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 30th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Providence Metropark, then look for all kinds of wild species at Oak Openings Preserve Metropark, then admire the natural beauty at The Norma Stark Memory Garden and Labyrinth, and finally identify plant and animal life at The 577 Foundation.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Toledo travel route website .

You can drive from Sandusky to Toledo in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In June, daytime highs in Toledo are 81°F, while nighttime lows are 62°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Cincinnati.

Things to do in Toledo

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Perrysburg, Providence Metropark
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Oak Openings Preserve Metropark ©
Oak Openings Preserve Metropark
Providence Metropark ©
Providence Metropark

2
nights
Cincinnati

Cincinnati ©
Situated on the north bank of the Ohio River, Cincinnati distinguished itself as the only U.S.
On the 1st (Mon), stroll the grounds of Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption, and then identify plant and animal life at Cincinnati Nature Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by Jungle Jim's International Market, then hunt for treasures at Jungle Jim's International Market, then explore the landscape on two wheels at Great Miami River Trail, and finally delve into the lush surroundings at Redbird Hollow Preserve.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Cincinnati trip planner.

Getting from Toledo to Cincinnati by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. In June in Cincinnati, expect temperatures between 83°F during the day and 61°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can catcht the bus to Columbus.

Things to do in Cincinnati

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Jungle Jim's International Market, Cincinnati Nature Center, Great Miami River Trail
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Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum ©
Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum
Jungle Jim's International Market ©
Jungle Jim's International Market
Cincinnati Nature Center ©
Cincinnati Nature Center

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Zipline and Old Man's Cave. Head to Helen Winnemore's and Heritage Square Antique Mallfor some retail therapy. Explore Columbus' surroundings by going to Gallant Farm Preserve (in Delaware), Conkles Hollow State Nature Preserve (in Rockbridge) and Ash Cave (in Logan). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Carillon Historical Park, see the interesting displays at National Museum of the US Air Force, and appreciate the history behind Grounds of Remembrance.

To find ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Columbus online tour planner .

Traveling by bus from Cincinnati to Columbus takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In July, daily temperatures in Columbus can reach 83°F, while at night they dip to 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Columbus

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Rockbridge, Dayton, Logan, Gallant Farm Preserve, Grounds of Remembrance
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Conkles Hollow State Nature Preserve ©
Zipline
Ash Cave ©
Ash Cave

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