8 days in Cleveland & Harpers Ferry Itinerary

8 days in Cleveland & Harpers Ferry Itinerary

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Cleveland
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Harpers Ferry
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Cleveland

— 4 nights

Forest City

A culturally diverse city situated on the shores of Lake Erie, Cleveland boasts many places to visit, such as world-class museums, popular amusement parks, and sprawling recreational areas.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cleveland: Burnham Orchards (in Berlin Heights), Toledo (Toledo Museum of Art & The HandleBar Toledo) and Sandusky (Holy Angels Catholic Church & Cedar Point). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, admire the landmark architecture of Heinen's Downtown, pause for some photo ops at Cuyahoga County Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument, and browse the eclectic array of goods at West Side Market.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Cleveland trip itinerary builder website.

Chicago to Cleveland is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Chicago to Cleveland. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in July, and nighttime lows around 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Harpers Ferry.

Things to do in Cleveland

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Harpers Ferry

— 2 nights
With a population of less than 300, Harpers Ferry is as quaint as they come.
Take a break from Harpers Ferry with a short trip to Rocking S Ranch in Winchester, about 50 minutes away. On the 12th (Mon), spend a day delving into the history of Antietam National Battlefield. There's much more to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, admire the striking features of Restoration Museum, and take some stellar pictures from The Point.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Harpers Ferry route builder website.

You can fly from Cleveland to Harpers Ferry in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Cleveland in July, expect nights in Harpers Ferry to be about the same, around 66°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 87°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Harpers Ferry

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Tours

Side Trips