5 days in Ohio & Buffalo Itinerary

5 days in Ohio & Buffalo Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States holiday planner

This plan was created by another inspirock user. Make it your plan

Route & dates

5 days in Ohio & Buffalo Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  4​h
1
Columbus
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Sandusky
— 1 night
Train:  1​h 15​min
3
Cleveland
— 1 night
Bus:  3​h 15​min
4
Buffalo
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
End: Newark

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri): observe the fascinating underwater world at Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, get your game on at Columbus Axe Throwing, and then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Columbus travel route planner .

Newark to Columbus is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in August, and nighttime lows around 64°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Sandusky.

Things to do in Columbus

Tours Outdoors Adventure

Side Trips

Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, Zipline
Find places to stay Aug 22 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Zipline
Room Escape Games
Columbus Axe Throwing ©
Columbus Axe Throwing

1
night
Sandusky

Sandusky ©
Sandusky positively bustles in the summertime due to its famed amusement park.
On the 24th (Sat), brush up on your military savvy at Liberty Aviation Museum, then see the interesting displays at Merry-Go-Round Museum, and then make a splash at Cedar Point.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Sandusky fast, fun, and easy.

You can drive from Columbus to Sandusky in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 83°F, and evening lows to 66°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Cleveland.

Things to do in Sandusky

Theme Parks Museums

Side Trip

Liberty Aviation Museum
Find places to stay Aug 23 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Cedar Point ©
Cedar Point
Merry-Go-Round Museum ©
Merry-Go-Round Museum
Liberty Aviation Museum ©
Liberty Aviation Museum

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 25th (Sun): try to win big at JACK Cleveland Casino, explore the world behind art at The Cleveland Museum of Art, and then see the interesting displays at Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.

To plan Cleveland vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

You can take a train from Sandusky to Cleveland in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Cleveland are 80°F, while nighttime lows are 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a bus to Buffalo.

Things to do in Cleveland

Museums Casinos Fun & Games
Find places to stay Aug 24 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
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

1
night
Buffalo

Buffalo ©
The most populous city in the state after New York, Buffalo serves as the gateway to Niagara Falls and Canada for many travelers.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): admire the landmark architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright's Darwin D. Martin House Complex, then take in the dramatic scenery at Niagara Falls, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Cave of the Winds.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Buffalo trip planner .

Getting from Cleveland to Buffalo by bus takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Cleveland in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Buffalo, with lows of 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Buffalo

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Niagara Falls
Find places to stay Aug 25 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls

Similar Plans

9 days in Philadelphia, New Jersey & Ohio BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 7 days in Ohio BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 15 days in Ohio BY A USER FROM TURKEY August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 6 days in Ohio BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, teens, kids, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, teens, kids, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 19 days in Canada, New York City & Buffalo BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 6 days in Buffalo BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, culture, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 4 days in Ohio BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 3 days in Ohio BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 4 days in Buffalo BY A USER FROM CANADA July, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 3 days in Ohio BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 3 days in Buffalo BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, kids, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, kids, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 2 days in Ohio BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium
See more plans