We asked our bloggers about the inside scoop on activities and places you can't leave Fort Wayne without trying or visiting.  Here's what they had to share:

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If you’ve never made it to one of Northeast Indiana’s lakes, you’re missing out. Find a friend and enjoy the water. You won’t regret it! –Heather Schoegler

Visiting the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo always puts our family in a good mood! –Kayleen Reusser Don't leave town without visiting the Botanical Conservatory downtown. With each season there's something new to discover. —Amber Recker OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA If you have a few hours, or days to kill, make time for the The Genealogy Center. This place boasts 332,000 printed volumes and 362,000 records of archival nature on microfilm and microfiche. These stats make the Genealogy Center at Allen County Public Library the largest collection of genealogy and local history materials in a public library in the US. It is the second largest collection of its kind in North America. – Lauren Caggiano Don't leave town without visiting the restaurants and bars on Wayne and Calhoun streets downtown. Whether you like pizza, pub food, or some authentic Irish fare, there's something for everyone.—Amber Recker