16 days in Ohio Itinerary

16 days in Ohio Itinerary

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16 days in Ohio Itinerary

Start: Boston
Fly:  4​h
1
Columbus
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Dayton
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Dover
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Sandusky
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
5
Cleveland
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
End: Boston

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Columbus: Zipline (in Rockbridge), Jet Pack Water Adventure (in Lancaster) and Logan (Ash Cave & Rockhouse). The adventure continues: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, take a stroll through Easton Town Center, pause for some photo ops at Grounds of Remembrance, and enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Pontifical College Josephinum.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Columbus trip itinerary app .

Boston to Columbus is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. November in Columbus sees daily highs of 52°F and lows of 35°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Dayton.

Things to do in Columbus

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Logan, Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, Jet Pack Water Adventure, Grounds of Remembrance, Inniswood Metro Gardens
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Zipline
Room Escape Games
Columbus Axe Throwing ©
Columbus Axe Throwing

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nights
Dayton

Dayton ©
Home of airplane pioneers the Wright brothers, Dayton prides itself on its inventors, including Charles F.
Venture out of the city with trips to Bicentennial Veterans Memorial Park (in Blue Ash), Jungle Jim's International Market (in Fairfield) and Cincinnati (Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum, JACK Cincinnati Casino, & more). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at National Museum of the US Air Force, have some family-friendly fun at Miami Valley Gaming, and steep yourself in history at Carillon Historical Park.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Dayton attractions planner .

Traveling by car from Columbus to Dayton takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Dayton can reach 52°F, while at night they dip to 34°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Dover.

Things to do in Dayton

Parks Fun & Games Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Cincinnati, Bicentennial Veterans Memorial Park, Jungle Jim's International Market, Miami Valley Gaming
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National Museum of the US Air Force ©
Houdini's Room Escape ©
Houdini's Room Escape
Carillon Historical Park ©
Carillon Historical Park

3
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Dover

Dover ©
Dover is a city in Tuscarawas County, Ohio, United States. Change things up with these side-trips from Dover: Coblentz Collar Leather Shop (in Millersburg), Nativity Museum and replica of Bethlehem's cave (in Akron) and Mill Creek Park (in Canfield). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Warther Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Fellows Riverside Gardens, look for all kinds of wild species at The Wilds, and find something for the whole family at Adventure Creek Challenge Course, LLC.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Dover online visit planner .

Getting from Dayton to Dover by car takes about 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 53°F in November, and nighttime lows around 33°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel to Sandusky.

Things to do in Dover

Parks Wildlife Trails

Side Trips

Brick Wall Sculpture, Fellows Riverside Gardens, The Wilds, Coblentz Collar Leather Shop, Imperial Glass Museum
Find places to stay Nov 7 — 10:
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Warther Museum ©
Warther Museum
Fellows Riverside Gardens ©
Fellows Riverside Gardens
Mill Creek Park ©
Mill Creek Park

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Sandusky

Sandusky ©
Sandusky positively bustles in the summertime due to its famed amusement park.
Get out of town with these interesting Sandusky side-trips: Snook's Dream Cars (in Bowling Green) and Toledo (Oak Openings Preserve Metropark, Maumee Bay Brew Pub, & more). There's more to do: get in on the family fun at Cedar Point and take in the exciting artwork at Ferguson's Gallery.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Sandusky journey planning tool .

Traveling by car from Dover to Sandusky takes 2.5 hours. November in Sandusky sees daily highs of 51°F and lows of 36°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Cleveland.

Things to do in Sandusky

Museums Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Toledo, Snook's Dream Cars, Ferguson's Gallery
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Cedar Point ©
Cedar Point
Oak Openings Preserve Metropark ©
Oak Openings Preserve Metropark
Toledo Museum of Art ©
Toledo Museum of Art

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cleveland: Akron (F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm, Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens, & more). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Shrine Church of Saint Stanislaus, stroll around Rocky River Reservation, and try to win big at JACK Cleveland Casino.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Cleveland online travel route planner .

Take a train from Sandusky to Cleveland in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. November in Cleveland sees daily highs of 52°F and lows of 39°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cleveland

Parks Fun & Games Historic Sites

Side Trips

Akron, Bay Lanes Bowling
Find places to stay Nov 13 — 16:
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Rock & Roll Hall of Fame ©
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
The Cleveland Museum of Art ©
The Cleveland Museum of Art
JACK Cleveland Casino ©
JACK Cleveland Casino

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