The month of February promises special opportunities for you and a loved one to have a romantic getaway to Fort Wayne, Indiana.

While this year may look a little different than most, Fort Wayne's bound to have something that will suit your fancy.

Plan your weekend getaway in six easy steps!

6 Steps to a Romantic Valentine's Getaway in Fort Wayne, Indiana

Step 1

Check out VisitFortWayne.com to get a full list of attractions and special events!

Step 2 – Get a Taste of Fort Wayne

Scope out your favorite Fort Wayne eateries or try something new! Here in the City of Restaurants, you're bound to find some delicious options in whatever niche you like. From fine dining to more affordable options, make sure you book your reservation ahead of time. This year, be sure to consider carry-out or outdoor heated dining options, too!

You can't forget about dessert. If you don't end up ordering dessert from the restaurant, Fort Wayne has lots of delicious options for you. Make a stop at one of the 4 DeBrand Fine Chocolates locations to share a sundae or grab some truffles to go. Or enjoy ice cream from some local favorites, including Sweets on Main, West Central Microcreamery, or Just Cream

DeBrand Fine Chocolates - Downtown Fort Wayne - Ash Skyline Building Location

Step 3 – Additional Activities

Find some additional activities to fill your time while here! Choose from some great winter activities—like outdoor ice skating at Headwaters Park—or consider one of our many great museums and attractions.

Add some shopping to your special weekend, too! Check out these boutique shops around Fort Wayne.

Step 5 – Add a Special Touch

Make your night out enjoying the city extra special by finishing the evening with a carriage ride! Schedule your ride here. A carriage ride through the snow-covered city? The perfect end to the night!

Step 5 – Book a Room

Now that you have your date all planned out, why not book a room online?

Fort Wayne offers countless options to suit every style and budget—including romantic Valentine's Getaway Packages!

Step 6 – Once You're Here

Get in your car and drive to Fort Wayne.

Once you've made it, stop in at our Visitors Center to say hi and request any additional information you need for your trip! We're located at 927 S. Harrison St. 

See you soon! 

*This post was originally published in January 2018 and has been updated. Last Updated: February 2021