9 days in Columbus, Oberlin & Sandusky Itinerary

9 days in Columbus, Oberlin & Sandusky Itinerary

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9 days in Columbus, Oberlin & Sandusky Itinerary

Start: Rockville
Drive + Fly:  3​h 45​min
1
Columbus
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Oberlin
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
3
Sandusky
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  5​h 30​min
End: Rockville

2
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.
Ohio State University has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Columbus Zoo, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and then admire all the interesting features of Ohio State University. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Conkles Hollow State Nature Preserve and then kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Columbus trip planner .

Rockville to Columbus is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive. In June in Columbus, expect temperatures between 83°F during the day and 63°F at night. On the 20th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Oberlin.

Things to do in Columbus

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Rockbridge, Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
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Zipline
Room Escape Games
Columbus Zoo and Aquarium ©
Columbus Zoo and Aquarium

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Oberlin

Oberlin ©
Oberlin is a city in Lorain County, Ohio, United States, southwest of Cleveland. Oberlin College has been added to your itinerary.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Oberlin itinerary builder site .

Rockville to Oberlin is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in June, and nighttime lows around 61°F. You will have some time to spend on the 20th (Wed) before leaving for Sandusky.
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Oberlin College ©
Oberlin College

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Sandusky

Sandusky ©
Sandusky positively bustles in the summertime due to its famed amusement park.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Kalahari Waterparks as well as Great Wolf Lodge Water Park. Step out of Sandusky to go to Marblehead and see Marblehead Lighthouse State Park, which is approximately 30 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: find something for the whole family at Cedar Point, tour the pleasant surroundings at Lagoon Deer Park, and meet the residents at African Safari Wildlife Park.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Sandusky trip planner .

Drive from Oberlin to Sandusky in an hour. In June, daytime highs in Sandusky are 80°F, while nighttime lows are 63°F. On the 24th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sandusky

Theme Parks Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Marblehead Lighthouse State Park, African Safari Wildlife Park
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Cedar Point ©
Cedar Point
African Safari Wildlife Park ©
African Safari Wildlife Park
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Lagoon Deer Park