If you're looking for a meeting place or a good stop around ½ or halfway between Pataskala and Dayton, you can try Summerford, OH, which is almost an hour west of Pataskala, or almost an hour east of Dayton.
About ¼ or a fourth of the way, you can stop at Columbus, OH. This is about half an hour west of Pataskala.
About ⅓ or a third of the way, you can stop at Lincoln Village, OH. This is about half an hour west of Pataskala.
About ⅔ or two thirds of the way, you can stop at Brookside Park Mobile Home Park, OH. This is almost an hour west of Pataskala, or about half an hour northeast of Dayton.
About ¾ or three fourths of the way, you can stop at Green Hedges, OH. This is about 1 hour west of Pataskala, or about half an hour east of Dayton.
If you drive straight through without stopping at all, the total distance is 92 miles. The distances shown above don't include local roads to get into each town, so if you're planning a long road trip, make sure you factor in traffic and road conditions, rest stop breaks, and interesting detours along the way. If you're in a rush, you can do the trip with zero stops, and your total travel time would be around 1 hour, 31 minutes.