19 days in Harpers Ferry & Houston Itinerary

19 days in Harpers Ferry & Houston Itinerary

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Harpers Ferry

With a population of less than 300, Harpers Ferry is as quaint as they come.
Your day by day itinerary now includes True Treats Historic Candy. Antietam National Battlefield and Harper Cemetery will appeal to history buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Harpers Ferry: Old Rag Mountain Hike (in Shenandoah National Park), Luray (Stony Man Mountain Overlook, Luray Valley Museum & Shenandoah Heritage Village, &more) and Copper Fox Distillery (in Sperryville). There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape of Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, contemplate the long history of White Hall Tavern, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ruins of St. John's Episcopal Church, and take an in-depth tour of Shenandoah Valley Cultural Heritage Museum at The Edinburg Mill.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Harpers Ferry trip itinerary planning site.

Houston to Harpers Ferry is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Houston in October, you will find days in Harpers Ferry are slightly colder (68°F), and nights are much colder (46°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can travel to Houston.

Things to do in Harpers Ferry

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Houston

Bayou City

Although urban sprawl remains synonymous with Houston, most of the city's tourist attractions lie within the relatively small downtown area, surrounded by diverse neighborhoods housing the nation's biggest African-American, Asian-American, and Latino communities.
The Seawall and The Strand will appeal to history buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Houston: San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site (in La Porte), West Bay Common School Museum (in League City) and Galveston (Galveston Historic Seaport - Home of the 1877 Tall Ship ELISSA, Galveston Water Adventures, &more). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Space Center Houston, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Houston Zoo, stroll through Water Wall, and explore the world behind art at The Menil Collection.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Houston tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Harpers Ferry to Houston takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Harpers Ferry to Houston, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Harpers Ferry in October, you will find days in Houston are a bit warmer (84°F), and nights are much hotter (67°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Houston

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums

Side Trips