Riverfront Activities

Test Your Knowledge of the Fort Wayne Old Fort!

Coming to the Summit City? Maybe you’ll be here in time to visit one of our living history events at the Old Fort . If so, you’re in for a good time. But maybe you’ll want to touch up on some of your Old Fort knowledge before you get here. So try this quiz! (Answers are below.) 1. The original…

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Discover Your Roots at The Genealogy Center

One of Fort Wayne’s many treasures is The Genealogy Center at the Allen County Public Library . The Genealogy Center is home to the nation’s largest public genealogy collection and is housed in a gorgeous $65 million facility. The Genealogy Center is home to over 456,000 print volumes and…

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Explore Fort Wayne's Three Rivers

Fort Wayne was founded because of three things: our rivers. Since Fort Wayne’s establishment, our three rivers: the St. Mary’s, the St. Joseph, and the Maumee, have been an intrinsic part of the city. From adventuring the trails along the river , to getting out onto the blueways, there are plenty of opportunities for you to experience and bond with the water…

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Sweetwater Sound: A Music Lover's Playground

Sweetwater Sound, located on the outskirts of Fort Wayne, is one of the most respected businesses in the music industry, and one of the largest companies in town. Sweetwater began as the brainchild of Fort Wayne local, Chuck Surack, who started the business out of the back of his van in 1979 with a 4-track recording studio. Today it has grown into a sprawling campus with hundreds of employees, boasting the title of third-largest music retailer in the world! The company sells everything from guitars to recording software, while maintaining world-class recording studios and performance facilities…

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At Your Service: Take a Taxi, Uber Around Fort Wayne

Trying to find ways to get around Fort Wayne without having to drive your own car? In need of transportation to places such as the airport so you can skip paying that long-term parking fee? Look no further because Fort Wayne has plenty of highly rated taxi companies and local Uber drivers to suit all of your needs…

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The Challenge: Get Away for Some Adventure with the Girls

It is never easy to step away from responsibilities and make time for you; the husband, boyfriend, the kids or whatever else you may feel responsible for.That does not mean you don’t need to carve out time for self-care. In more layman’s terms, a girlfriend getaway for a day. The traditional way my girlfriends and I tend to carve out, this time,is a night of dancing at a new or popular night spot, a quiet afternoon, or night over wine. A quiet night in or a loud night out is only one of your many options for taking time out for self-care…

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Historic Places, Great Landmarks in Fort Wayne

Fort Wayne is filled with a few amazing landmarks that have are interesting places to visit and experience.If you are just driving through the city or you're here to take tours and experience Fort Wayne, you will want to try to make a stop to see these beauties…

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