Get Away to Family-Friendly Fort Wayne this Summer

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Fort Wayne, Indiana’s second-largest city, offers outstanding family getaways that combine world- class attractions with affordable family fun! At the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo you’ll discover 1,500 animals on 42 acres—and rides in every part of the zoo, including a sky ride, log ride, train and carousel!

Fort Wayne also offers dozens of other great museums and entertainment options, from Science Central, where you can test your imagination (and the rules of gravity!) to the Botanical Conservatory, where families wander through a sea of lush gardens and tranquil waterfalls. Nearby, the Museum of Art and History Center offer dozens more hands-on activities for the kids.

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And in the evening, you’ll want to head downtown to a TinCaps baseball game. Set in a breathtaking downtown park setting, a TinCaps game is truly fun for the whole family—and seats on the grass start at just $5.

Fort Wayne getaways offer outstanding festivals and events, hundreds of local restaurants, great shopping and entertainment galore. Check out our money-saving hotel packages and trip ideas at VisitFortWayne.com.

Trip Itinerary

DAY 1

Spend the afternoon at the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo—rated one of the “Top 10 Zoos in the U.S.” — and catch a TinCaps baseball game and fireworks in the evening!

DAY 2

Fort Wayne is home to hundreds of festive celebrations each summer—check out the full list at VisitFortWayne.com/festivals! Plan to visit during Riverpalooza, Buskerfest, GreekFest, Gearfest, or Hobnobben, just to name a few! And be sure to catch lunch at Coney Island—serving up coneys and nostalgia for over 100 years!

DAY 3

Science Central is a must-do for families of all ages. After lunch, check out one of our 86 parks and 10 splashpads, or rent canoes and kayaks and explore our three rivers!

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LOCATION Two hours northeast of Indianapolis.

This is just the start of a Fort Wayne Getaway! For more information, hotel packages and money-saving coupons, go to  VisitFortWayne.com.