9 days in South Bend & Harpers Ferry Itinerary

9 days in South Bend & Harpers Ferry Itinerary

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South Bend
— 4 nights
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Harpers Ferry
— 4 nights
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South Bend

— 4 nights
South Bend is a city in and the county seat of St. Venture out of the city with trips to Holland State Park Beach (in Holland), Saugatuck (Oval Beach & Coghlin Park) and Saint Joseph (Silver Beach County Park, Whirlpool Compass Fountain, &more). Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and design of University of Notre Dame, go for a walk through River Lights Plaza, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Potawatomi Zoo, and walk around Seitz Park.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the South Bend holiday maker.

Chicago to South Bend is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Chicago in July, South Bend is slightly colder at night with lows of 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Harpers Ferry.

Things to do in South Bend

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

Side Trips

Harpers Ferry

— 4 nights
With a population of less than 300, Harpers Ferry is as quaint as they come.
Explore Harpers Ferry's surroundings by going to Sperryville (Copper Fox Distillery & Cooter's in the Country) and Luray Caverns (in Luray). There's lots more to do: explore the striking landscape of Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, stroll the grounds of Harper Cemetery, trek along Armory Canal Trail, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Harpers Ferry travel route planning app.

Traveling by flight from South Bend to Harpers Ferry takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from South Bend in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Harpers Ferry, with highs around 87°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Harpers Ferry

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips