5 days in Cincinnati & Dayton Itinerary

5 days in Cincinnati & Dayton Itinerary

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5 days in Cincinnati & Dayton Itinerary

Start: Cincinnati
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Cincinnati
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
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Dayton
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
End: Cincinnati

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Cincinnati

Cincinnati ©
Situated on the north bank of the Ohio River, Cincinnati distinguished itself as the only U.S.
On the 12th (Wed), admire all the interesting features of Great American Ball Park and then examine the collection at Ark Encounter. On the 13th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden, then admire all the interesting features of Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Immaculata Church.

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Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Cincinnati. In June in Cincinnati, expect temperatures between 83°F during the day and 61°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Dayton.

Things to do in Cincinnati

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Ark Encounter
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Ark Encounter ©
Ark Encounter
Immaculata Church ©
Immaculata Church
Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden ©
Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden

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Dayton

Dayton ©
Home of airplane pioneers the Wright brothers, Dayton prides itself on its inventors, including Charles F.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Carillon Historical Park, stop by Esther Price Fine Chocolates, then examine the collection at National Museum of the US Air Force, and finally get outside with Dayton Dragons Baseball. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Huffman Prairie Flying Field Interpretive Center, then admire the striking features of Frank Lloyd Wright's Westcott House, and then Head underground at Ohio Caverns.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Dayton vacation planner .

Traveling by car from Cincinnati to Dayton takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 81°F, and evening lows to 62°F. On the 16th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Dayton

Historic Sites Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Ohio Caverns, Miami Valley Gaming, Frank Lloyd Wright's Westcott House
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Carillon Historical Park ©
Carillon Historical Park
Frank Lloyd Wright's Westcott House ©

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