7 days in Fort Wayne, Lexington & Knoxville Itinerary

7 days in Fort Wayne, Lexington & Knoxville Itinerary

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Fort Wayne
— 1 night
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Lexington
— 2 nights
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Knoxville
— 3 nights

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Fort Wayne

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Eagle Marsh Nature Preserve, then examine the collection at Fort Wayne Railroad Historical Society, and then browse the exhibits of Cathedral Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll the grounds of Lindenwood Cemetery and then examine the collection at Fort Wayne Firefighters Museum.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Fort Wayne online travel planner.

Freeland to Fort Wayne is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. In March, daytime highs in Fort Wayne are 45°F, while nighttime lows are 27°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Lexington.

Things to do in Fort Wayne

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

Lexington

— 2 nights

Horse Capital of the World

Known internationally as the "Horse Capital of the World," Lexington boasts a thriving economy resting largely on its thoroughbred racehorse industry.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Comedy Off Broadway. Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): get some laughs in at Comedy Off Broadway, stroll the grounds of Lexington Cemetery, sample the fine beverages at Bluegrass Distillers, then learn about winemaking at Equus Run Vineyard & Winery, and finally surround yourself with nature on Unique Horse Farm Tours. Keep things going the next day: sample the fine beverages at James E. Pepper Distillery and then get engrossed in the history at Hopemont.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Lexington trip planner.

You can drive from Fort Wayne to Lexington in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In March, Lexington is somewhat warmer than Fort Wayne - with highs of 55°F and lows of 34°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Knoxville.

Things to do in Lexington

Fun & Games · Breweries & Distilleries · Tours · Nightlife

Side Trip

Knoxville

— 3 nights

Marble City

A gateway to Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Knoxville embraces music culture.
Step off the beaten path and head to Ijams Nature Center and Hollywood Star Cars Museum. Appreciate the collections at East Tennesse Historical Society and Historic Ramsey House. Get out of town with these interesting Knoxville side-trips: Ole Smoky (in Gatlinburg) and Great Smoky Mountains National Park (Newfound Gap Road & Little River Road). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Knoxville Museum of Art, deepen your understanding at University of Tennessee, and walk around World's Fair Park.

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Traveling by car from Lexington to Knoxville takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In March in Knoxville, expect temperatures between 60°F during the day and 39°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Knoxville

Museums · Parks · Scenic Drive · Outdoors

Side Trips