14 days in Knoxville, Niagara Falls & Detroit Itinerary

14 days in Knoxville, Niagara Falls & Detroit Itinerary

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14 days in Knoxville, Niagara Falls & Detroit Itinerary

Start: Indianapolis
Fly:  5​h 15​min
1
Knoxville
— 5 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
2
Niagara Falls
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Detroit
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Indianapolis

5
nights
Knoxville

A gateway to Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Knoxville embraces music culture.
Explore Knoxville's surroundings by going to Gatlinburg (Sugarlands Distilling Company, Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine, & more), River Rafting & Tubing (in Hartford) and Pigeon Forge (The Escape Game Pigeon Forge & Dollywood). There's lots more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount LeConte, look for gifts at Sweet Peas & Ivy, don't miss a visit to Market Square, and hike along Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Knoxville online itinerary planner .

Indianapolis to Knoxville is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Knoxville can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Knoxville

Parks Outdoors Theme Parks

Side Trips

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge, Sweet Peas & Ivy, River Rafting & Tubing
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River Rafting & Tubing
Dollywood ©
Dollywood
Sugarlands Distilling Company ©
Sugarlands Distilling Company

5
nights
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Niagara Falls is known for nature, casinos, zoos & aquariums, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: Head underground at Cave of the Winds, stroll through Niagara Gorge Trail, trek along Devil's Hole State Park, and admire the majestic nature at Whirlpool State Park.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Niagara Falls planner .

Fly from Knoxville to Niagara Falls in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Knoxville in August, with highs in Niagara Falls at 80°F and lows at 61°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Detroit.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls
Goat Island ©
Goat Island

3
nights
Detroit

Detroit ©
Founded in 1701 by a French explorer and adventurer, Detroit exerted a profound impact on the world for most of the 20th century.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Detroit: Kellogg Park (in Plymouth) and Decode Ann Arbor (in Ann Arbor). There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Detroit Institute of Arts, contemplate the long history of The Ford Piquette Avenue Plant, take a leisurely stroll along Detroit RiverFront, and head outdoors with Miami Beach.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Detroit itinerary website .

You can drive from Niagara Falls to Detroit in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In August in Detroit, expect temperatures between 81°F during the day and 64°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Detroit

Museums Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Dearborn, Decode Ann Arbor, Kellogg Park
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Decode Ann Arbor ©
Decode Ann Arbor
Detroit Institute of Arts ©
Detroit Institute of Arts
The Henry Ford ©
The Henry Ford

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