9 days in Southwest Ohio Itinerary

9 days in Southwest Ohio Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Southwest Ohio planner

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Cincinnati
— 4 nights
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Springfield
— 4 nights
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Cincinnati

— 4 nights

The Queen of the West

Situated on the north bank of the Ohio River, Cincinnati distinguished itself as the only U.S. city that left a favorable impression on one of its most famous 19th-century visitors, English author Charles Dickens.
Cincinnati is known for casinos, zoos & aquariums, and fun & games. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: try your luck at JACK Cincinnati Casino, explore the engaging exhibits at Cincinnati Museum Center, get engrossed in the history at National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Cincinnati day trip tool.

Indianapolis to Cincinnati is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Cincinnati can reach 51°F, while at night they dip to 32°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can go by car to Springfield.

Things to do in Cincinnati

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Tours
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Springfield

— 4 nights
Change things up with these side-trips from Springfield: Dayton (Dayton International Peace Museum, Carillon Historical Park, &more) and Garst Museum (in Greenville).

To see traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Springfield online journey builder.

You can drive from Cincinnati to Springfield in 1.5 hours. March in Springfield sees daily highs of 47°F and lows of 29°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Springfield

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

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