Getaways from Columbus, OH

KENTUCKY- 300 miles, 5 hours drive. 2-days trip.
Buy admission ticket online to avoid delay.
Time difference between KY & OH – 1 hour

Place/Things to do Address Miles/Time
Red River Gorge and
Natural Bridge State Resort Park
2135 Natural Bridge Rd
Slade, KY 40376
250 miles
10:30-1:00 PM
Cumberland Falls 7351 Kentucky 90,
Corbin, KY 40701
100 miles
3:30 – 6:00PM
Mammoth Cave National Park
(self tour)
1 Mammoth Cave Pkwy,
Mammoth Cave, KY 42259
8:00AM-10:00AM
Dinosaur World 711 Mammoth Cave Rd,
Cave City, KY 42127
5miles
10:30-12:30PM
Lost River Cave 2818 Nashville Rd,
Bowling Green, KY 42101
35 miles
2:00-4:00PM

CINCINATTI- 100 miles, 2 hours drive. 2-days trip
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Place/Things to do Address Miles/Time
EnterTRAINment Junction 7379 Squire Ct, West Chester, OH 45069 100 miles
10:00-12:00PM
Carew Tower Observation Deck
& Fountain Square
441 Vine Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202
25 miles
1:30-3:00PM
New Port Aquarium 1 Aquarium Way,
Newport, KY 41071
2 miles
3:30-6:00 PM
Ride the ducks tour 1 Aquarium Way,
Newport, KY 41071
6:30-7:30 PM
John A. Roebling
Suspension Bridge
1 Aquarium Way,
Newport, KY 41071
7:30-8:00PM
Kings Island 6300 Kings Island Dr
Mason, OH 45040
10:00AM-6:00PM

INDIANA- 200 miles, 3.5 hours drive. 1-day trip.
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Place Address Miles/Time
The Children’s Museum 3000 N Meridian St, Indianapolis, IN 46208 180 miles
10:00-1:00M
Indianapolis Motor Speedway 4790 W 16th St, Indianapolis, IN 46222 6 miles
2:00-4:00PM
White River Canal 801 W Washington St,
Indianapolis, IN 46222
5 miles
4:30 – 6:00PM

MICHIGAN- 465 miles, 7 hours drive. 2-days trip.
Hotels at Mackinaw City or St. Ignace.
The island can be reached by ferry.
Travel on the island is either by bicycle, or horse-drawn carriage.

Place Address Miles/Time
Castle Rock N2690 Castle Rock Rd, St Ignace, MI 49781 465 Miles
3:00-6:00PM
Mackinac Island – Carriage Tours Mackinac Island , Michigan 10:00-6:00PM
The Henry Ford Museum 20900 Oakwood Blvd, Dearborn, MI 48124 300 miles
1:00 – 5:00PM

SMOKY MOUNTAIN, TN- 400 miles, 7 hours drive. 3-days trip.
Stay at Chattanooga on day-1 and Gatlinburg on day-2. Time Difference: 1hr
Find out the GPS coordinates for all places and directions for Roaring fork.

Place Address Miles/Time
Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies 88 River Rd,
Gatlinburg, TN 37738
401 miles
3:00-6:30PM
Ruby Falls
www.lookoutmountain.com
GPS: (35.021819, -85.341906)
1720 South Scenic Highway
Chattanooga, TN 37409
9:00-10:30AM
Rock City Gardens
GPS: (34.582397, -85.210006)
1400 Patten Road
Lookout Mountain, GA 30750
4 miles
11:00-12:30PM
Clingmans Dome Swain County, NC 28713
(865) 436-1200
172 miles
4:30-6:00PM
Parrot Mountain & Gardens 1471 McCarter Hollow Rd
Pigeon Forge, TN 37862
9:30-12:00AM
Ober – Aerial Tramway 1001 Parkway #2, Gatlinburg, TN 37738
at Parkway and LeConte St
11 miles
1:30-2:30PM
Roaring Fork
Motor Nature 5.5 miles Trail
Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail
Gatlinburg, TN 37738
8 miles
2:30-4:30PM

NIAGARA FALLS – 350 miles, 6 hours drive. 2-days trip.
Stay at Buffalo or Niagara Falls for one night.
Buy admission ticket online to avoid delay. Fireworks on Friday at 10PM.

Place Address Miles/Time
Niagara Aquarium 701 Whirlpool St,
Niagara Falls, NY 14301
348 miles
2:00-4:00PM
Niagara Scenic Trolley 332 Prospect St,
Niagara Falls, NY 14303
2 miles
4:00-6:00PM
Niagara Adventure 3D Movie Niagara Falls State Park 7:00-8:00PM
Niagara Falls Illumination Niagara Falls State Park 8:30-9:30PM
Maid of the Mist Niagara Falls State Park 9:00-11:00PM
Cave of the Winds Niagara Falls State Park 12:00-2:00PM
Niagara Gorge Discovery Center 200 Robert Moses Pkwy Niagara Falls, NY 14303 3:00-4:30PM

CLEVELAND & SANDUSKY – 150 miles, 2.5 hours drive. 2-days trip.
Stay at Cleveland or Sandusky for one night.
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Place Address Miles/Time
Brandywine Falls 8176 Brandywine Road
Sagamore Hills Township
132 miles
10:00-11:00AM
USS Cod 1089 E 9th St,
Cleveland, OH 44114
25 miles
12:30-2:30PM
Cleveland Museum of Art 11150 East Boulevard, Cleveland, OH 44106 8 miles
3:00-5:00PM
Headlands Beach 9601 Headlands Road
Mentor, Ohio 44060
28 miles
6:00-7:30PM
Cedar Point, Sandusky 1 Cedar Point Dr, Sandusky, OH 44870 10:00-6:00PM

PITTSBURGH – 208 miles, 3.5 hours drive.
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Place Address Miles/Time
Sri Venkateswara Temple 1230 S McCully Dr,
Penn Hills, PA 15235
208 miles
11:00-12:30PM
Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium 7340 Butler St,
Pittsburgh, PA 15206
10 miles
1:00-5:00PM
The Duquesne Incline 1197 West Carson St.
Pittsburgh, PA.  15219
8 miles
5:30-7:30PM

CHICAGO, IL- 320 miles, 5.5 hours drive. 3 days trip
Buy admission ticket online to avoid delay. Stay 2 nights in Chicago.

Place Address Miles/Time
Millennium Park 201 E Randolph St, Chicago, IL 60602 314 miles
2:00-3:00PM
Skydeck 233 S Wacker Dr,
Chicago, IL 60606
1 miles
4:00 -6:00PM
Navy Pier – Architectural Tour 600 E Grand Ave,
Chicago, IL 60611
2 miles
7:00 -10:00PM
Starved Rock State Park 2668 E 875th Rd,
Oglesby, IL 61348
90 miles
10:00-2:00PM
Buffalo Rock State Park 1300 North 27th Road, Ottawa, IL 61350 7 miles
2:30-6:00PM
Shed Aquarium 1200 S Lake Shore Dr, Chicago, IL 60605 9:00 – 1:00PM
White River State Park
Pedal Boats
801 W. Washington Street
Indianapolis, IN 46204
182 miles
5:00-7:00PM

WASHINGTON, DC- 420 miles, 6.5 hours drive. 3 days trip
Buy admission ticket online to avoid delay. Stay 2 nights in Washington DC.

Place Address Miles/Time
Lincoln Memorial  2 Lincoln Memorial Cir NW, Washington, DC 20037 412 miles
4:00-7:00PM
The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20500 10:00-12:30PM
United States Capitol East Capitol St NE & First St SE, Washington, DC 20004 2 miles
1:30-3:30PM
United States Botanic Garden 100 Maryland Ave SW, Washington, DC 20024 0.2 miles
4:00-7:00PM
Washington Monument 2 15th St NW, Washington, DC 20007 9:00-11:00AM
National Museum of Natural History Washington, DC 20004 0.5 miles
12:00-2:00PM
National Gallery of Art 6th and Constitution Ave NW, Washington, DC 20565 0.5 miles
3:00-5:00PM
Air & Space Museum Independence Ave & 6th St SW 10:00-1:00PM

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NEW YORK, NY- 548 miles, 9 hours drive. 3 days trip
Buy admission ticket online to avoid delay. Stay 3 nights in Jersey City, NJ.

Place Address Miles/Time
Brooklyn Bridge Brooklyn Bridge,
New York, NY
547 miles
6:00-8:00PM
Statue of Liberty
from Liberty State Park
Liberty Island,
New York, NY
9:30-12:30PM
Madame Tussauds Wax Museum 234 W 42nd St,
New York, NY 10036
2:30-5:30PM
Times Square Times Square
Manhattan, NY 10036
6:00-8:00PM
Empire State Building 350 5th Ave,
New York, NY 10118
9:00-10:30AM
Museum of Modern Art 11 W 53rd St,
New York, NY 10019
11:00 – 2:30PM
Grand Central Terminal 89 E 42nd St,
New York, NY 10017
3:30 – 4:30PM
Central Park Central Park
New York, NY
5:00-8:00PM

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Columbus – 52 weekends

Date column represents weekend (2015) NOT event date. Please search online for the event and plan accordingly.

 # Date Things To Do Address
1 3-Jan Ohio State House 1 capitol square
Columbus, OH 43215 Ph: (614) 752-9777
http://www.ohiostatehouse.org/
2 10-Jan AMF Bowling 4825 Sawmill Rd,
Columbus, OH 43235 Ph: (614) 889-0880
http://www.amf.com/
3 17-Jan Billy Ireland Cartoon Library and Museum Sullivant Hall, 1813 N High St,
Columbus OH 43210 Ph: (614) 292-0538
http://cartoons.osu.edu/
4 24-Jan Motor Cycle Museum 13515 Yarmouth Dr. Pickerington,
Ohio 43147 Ph: (614) 856-2222
http://www.motorcyclemuseum.org/
5 31-Jan Columbus Museum of Art 480 East Broad Street, Columbus, OH
614-221-6801
http://www.columbusmuseum.org/
6 7-Feb Natinwide Arena – Events 200 W. Nationwide Blvd. Columbus,
OH 43215 Ph: 614-246-2000
http://www.nationwidearena.com/
7 14-Feb Center of Science & Industry(COSI) 333 W Broad St, Columbus, OH 43215
http://www.cosi.org/
8 21-Feb Grand Prix Karting 1300 Alum Creek Drive, Columbus
Ohio 43209 Ph: 614-246-3278
http://gpindoor.com/
9 28-Feb Velocity Archery Range 2480 Creekway Dr.,
Columbus, OH 43207 Ph: 614-409-2999
http://velocityarcheryrange.com/
10 7-Mar Arnold Sports Festival Greater Columbus Convention Center
http://arnoldsportsfestival.com/
11 14-Mar Columbus Car Show Greater Columbus Convention Center
http://columbusautoshow.com/
12 21-Mar Snow Tubing 1000 Snow Valley Rd. Zanesfield,
Oh 43360 Ph: 800.231.7669
http://www.skimadriver.com/
13 28-Mar Zip City 9960 State Route 43, Streetsboro,
Ohio 44241 Ph: 330-931-4944
http://zipcityusa.com/
14 4-Apr Open Play Rope Courses 8111 Schott Rd Westerville,
OH 43081 Ph: 614-403-3891
http://summit-vision.com/
15 11-Apr Acres of Fun 3889 Friendsville Road, Wooster,
OH 44691 Ph: 330-345-4386
http://www.acresoffun.com/
16 18-Apr Columbus Clippers Baseball Game 330 Huntington Park Ln.
Columbus, OH 43215 Ph: 614-462-5250
http://huntingtonparkcolumbus.com/
17 25-Apr Introductory Flight Lesson
(OR)
Cycling Tour
http://www.flyspenceraviation.com/
http://www.newflyers.net/
http://ohiobikeways.net/tours.htm
 18 2-May Sky Dive Middletown Regional Airport, Hook Field,
1711 Run Way, Middletown,
OH 45042 Ph: 513-422- 5867
http://www.startskydiving.com/
19 9-May The Wilds 14000 International Rd,
Cumberland, OH 43732
http://www.thewilds.org/
20 16-May Kings Island 6300 Kings Island Dr, Mason,
OH 45040 Ph: 513-754-5700
https://www.visitkingsisland.com/
21 23-May Asian Festival Franklin Park, 1755 E Broad St,
Columbus OH
http://asian-festival.org/
22 30-May Paintball Game
SplatterPark, 5560 County Road 109
(419) 946-4964
23 6-Jun U-Pick Strawberries http://www.farmerdirect2you.com/
http://ourohio.org/food/whats-in-season
24 13-Jun Columbus Arts Festival Downtown Riverfront, Columbus
http://columbusartsfestival.org/
25 20-Jun Hocking Hills Canoe/Zipline 31251 Chieftain Drive,
Logan OH 43138
http://www.hockinghillscanoeing.com/
www.hockinghillscanopytours.com
26 27-Jun Dayton Airforce Museum and Airshow 1100 Spaatz St, Dayton, OH 45431
(937) 255-3286
http://www.nationalmuseum.af.mil/
27 4-Jul Columbus Red White & Boom Fireworks Near the Veterans Memorial
300 W Broad St, Columbus, Ohio 43215
http://www.redwhiteandboom.org/
28 11-Jul Zoombezi Bay  + Zoo 4850 Powell Rd, Powell,
OH 43065 Ph: (614) 645-3550
http://www.zoombezibay.com/
29 18-Jul Discover Scuba class 3940 Lyman Drive, Hilliard,
Ohio 43026 Ph: 614-545-3483
http://www.aaoscuba.com/
http://aquaticadventuresohio.com
30 25-Jul Ohio State Fair 717 E 17th Ave, Columbus, OH 43211
http://www.ohiostatefair.com/
31 1-Aug Dublin Irish Festival http://dublinirishfestival.org/
32 8-Aug Columbus Food Truck Festival Columbus Commons, Downtown
http://www.columbusfoodtruckfest.com/
33 15-Aug Indian Festival
All Ohio Balloon Festival
http://www.indiafestival.org/
http://www.allohioballoonfest.com/
34 22-Aug Buckin’ Ohio 8154 Garman Rd, Burbank,
OH 44214 Ph: 330-624-7205
http://buckinohioblog.com/
35 29-Aug Cedar Point 1 Cedar Point Dr, Sandusky,
OH 44870 Ph: (419) 627-2350
https://www.cedarpoint.com/
36 5-Sep Cleveland Kite Festival Edgewater Park, Cleveland
http://osekcleveland.org/
37 12-Sep U-Pick Apples http://cherryhawkfarm.com/
http://www.lyndfruitfarm.com/
38 19-Sep Ohio State Buckeyes Football Ohio Stadium, Columbus, OH
http://www.ohiostatebuckeyes.com/
39 26-Sep African Safari Wildlife Park 267 S Lightner Rd, Port Clinton,
OH 43452 Ph:  (419) 732-3606
http://www.africansafariwildlifepark.com
40 3-Oct Climbing Wall Scioto Audubon Metro Park
400 W. Whittier Street,
Columbus, OH 43215
http://www.metroparks.net
41 10-Oct Hocking Hills Canopy Tours 10714 Jackson St, Rockbridge,
OH 43149 Ph: (740) 385-9477
http://hockinghillscanopytours.com/
42 17-Oct Columbus Marathon 136 E. Broad St., Columbus, OH 43215
http://www.columbusmarathon.com/
43 24-Oct Monticello III Canal Boat Rides Lake Park Complex
23253 State Route 83 North
Coshocton, Ohio 43812
http://visitcoshocton.com/
44 31-Oct Columbus Crew Soccer Game Crew Stadium, 1 Black and Gold Blvd.
Columbus, 43211 Ph: 614-447-2739
TheCrew.com
45 7-Nov Columbus International Festival 717 E. 17th Ave.  Columbus, Ohio – 43211
http://columbusinternationalfestival.org
46 14-Nov Short-track racing car experience Columbus Speedway, 1841 Williams Rd.
Columbus, Ohio 43207 Ph:855-22-RUSTY
http://racewithrusty.com/
47 21-Nov Easton- Holiday Lighting Ceremony Town Square,
Easton Town Center, Columbus, OH
48 28-Nov Glow Putt Mini Golf 161 Granville Street, Gahanna,
OH- 43230, Ph: 614.428.GLOW
http://glowputtohio.com/
49 5-Dec The Nutcracker – BalletMet Ohio Theatre, 39 East State Street,
Columbus, Ohio
http://www.capa.com/
50 12-Dec Graeters Ice cream tour 2555 Bethel Rd, Columbus,
OH 43220 Ph: (614) 442-7622
http://www.graeters.com/
51 19-Dec Wildlights at Zoo & Aquarium Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
4850 W. Powell Rd., Powell
614-645-3550
52 26-Dec Grand Illumination Ceremony Bicentennial Park, 233 S.
Civic Center Drive, Columbus, OH
http://www.sciotomile.com/