Ashland trip planner

Create a fully customized
day-by-day itinerary for free

Itinerary Planner
+ Add destination
2 adults
Adults
- +
Teens
- +
Kids
- +
Close

Ashland

Trip Planner USA  /  Ohio  /  Ashland
(4.3/5 based on 220+ reviews for 1 attraction)
Ashland is a city in the U.S. state of Ohio and the county seat of Ashland County. The population was 20,362 at the 2010 census. It is the center of the Ashland Micropolitan Statistical Area (as defined by the United States Census Bureau in 2003).Ashland is well known in the state for its "welcome sign" that proclaims the city to be "The World Headquarters of Nice People."Ashland was designated a Tree City USA by the National Arbor Day Foundation.HistoryAshland was laid out by Daniel Carter in 1815. Ashland was originally called Uniontown, but in 1822 the city was compelled to adopt a new name because another city in Ohio was already named Uniontown. The new name of Ashland was selected by supporters of the Kentucky congressman Henry Clay, from Ashland, his estate near Lexington.Later, "Henry Clay High School" was considered as a name for what is now known as Ashland High School.In the mid-1800s, Ashland pioneers traveled to Oregon, naming a settlement after the town.GeographyAshland is located at (40.867016, -82.315146).
In the build up to your vacation in Ashland, plan trip itinerary minutiae using the visitor reviews, staff write-ups, and custom search fields on our United States family vacation planner.
Source
Create a full itinerary — for free!

Plan your trip to Ashland

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Where to stay in Ashland

Browse hundreds of hotels and read guest reviews on the world's leading online travel agency website.
CHECK IN - CHECK OUT
Millions of travel reviews
on TripAdvisor

Extend your holiday

Visit top cities near Ashland:
Outdoors, shopping, museums
Visit for: 4 daysStart a plan »
Fun & games, winter sports, wildlife areas
Visit for: 4 daysStart a plan »
Shopping, museums, outdoors
Visit for: 2 daysStart a plan »
Outdoors, nightlife, breweries
Visit for: 1 dayStart a plan »
Adventure
Visit for: 2 daysStart a plan »

Recently planned trips to Ohio

3 days in Cincinnati BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, popular PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 16 days in United States, Montreal & Toronto BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, popular PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 5 days in Canton & Cleveland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, popular PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 5 days in Ohio BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 4 days in Cleveland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, hidden gems PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 31 days in Cleveland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 5 days in Ohio BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, popular PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Columbus BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, popular PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 7 days in Lima BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, historic sites, popular PREFERENCES: April, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 4 days in Cleveland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 3 days in Cleveland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, popular PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 4 days in Cleveland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, culture, relaxing, historic sites, museums, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, culture, relaxing, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy
View more plans

Inspirock Trip Planner in the News