11 days in South Bend, Chapel Hill & Gettysburg Itinerary

11 days in South Bend, Chapel Hill & Gettysburg Itinerary

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11 days in South Bend, Chapel Hill & Gettysburg Itinerary

Start: New York City
bus + Fly:  4​h 45​min
1
South Bend
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h
2
Chapel Hill
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
3
Gettysburg
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h
End: New York City

2
nights
South Bend

South Bend ©
South Bend is a city in and the county seat of St. Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Grotto of Our Lady Lourdes and then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of the Sacred Heart. On the 9th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: immerse yourself in nature at Indiana Dunes State Park, get engrossed in the history at Studebaker National Museum, and then enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at University of Notre Dame.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the South Bend trip itinerary planner.

New York City to South Bend is an approximately 5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from New York City in September, expect a bit cooler with lows of 55°F in South Bend. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Chapel Hill.

Things to do in South Bend

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Saint Joseph, Indiana Dunes State Park
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Basilica of the Sacred Heart ©
Basilica of the Sacred Heart
University of Notre Dame ©
University of Notre Dame
Silver Beach County Park ©
Silver Beach County Park

3
nights
Chapel Hill

Chapel Hill ©
Chapel Hill is a town in Durham and Orange Counties, and the home of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and UNC Health Care. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Chapel Hill: Raleigh (North Carolina Museum of Art, Pullen Park, & more) and North Carolina Zoo (in Asheboro). There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Sarah P. Duke Gardens, stroll the grounds of Old Town Cemetery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duke University Chapel, and view the masterpieces at FRANK Gallery.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Chapel Hill online trip itinerary maker .

Fly from South Bend to Chapel Hill in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from South Bend in September, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 64°F in Chapel Hill. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can drive to Gettysburg.

Things to do in Chapel Hill

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums

Side Trips

Raleigh, Durham, North Carolina Zoo, Old Town Cemetery
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Sarah P. Duke Gardens ©
Sarah P. Duke Gardens
North Carolina Museum of Art ©
North Carolina Museum of Art

5
nights
Gettysburg

Gettysburg ©
Located near the memorial park marking the site of one of the largest Civil War battles, the town of Gettysburg sits in a landscape of rolling green hills with views of the Blue Ridge Mountains in the distance.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Gettysburg: Catoctin Creek Distillery (in Purcellville), Harpers Ferry National Historical Park (in Harpers Ferry) and Antietam National Battlefield (in Sharpsburg). And it doesn't end there: take in the history at Gettysburg National Military Park, get your game on at Victorian Photography Studio, trot along with a tour on horseback, and contemplate the long history of Jennie Wade House.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Gettysburg holiday website .

Getting from Chapel Hill to Gettysburg by car takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Chapel Hill in September, with highs in Gettysburg at 77°F and lows at 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Gettysburg

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Catoctin Creek Distillery, Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, Antietam National Battlefield
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Gettysburg National Military Park ©
Gettysburg National Military Park
Horseback Riding Tours

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