No matter what interests you, Fort Wayne is your destination. From safaris to science, kayaking to cocktails, and more, you’ll find it right here.
The Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo is consistently ranked as one of the top zoos in the country, but it’s not just for kids. Experience an African Sky Safari, see sharks swim at the Australian Adventure’s reef exhibit, or pet the stingrays.
Curious kids will also love learning about the world around them on a trip to Science Central. With hands-on exhibits, it’s fascinating fun for the whole family.
Culture and Arts
Outdoors and Nature
There’s nothing like sailing along the blueways of the three rivers to enjoy the wonders of nature. Fort Wayne Outfitters has everything you need to explore the Riverfront. Kayaks, paddleboards, and canoes are all available for a fun time on the water.
For landlubbers, there are more than 90 miles of trails in Fort Wayne to explore. Fort Wayne Outfitters also offers bike rentals, or you can check out Bike Share Fort Wayne for rentals at 5 downtown locations.
If a relaxing picnic or walk through a park is more your thing, we’ve got that, too. With more than 86 parks in Fort Wayne and Allen County, there’s plenty of space to stroll.
Many attractions also have coupons. Don't forget to check out our Trip Ideas page for more travel itineraries.
This post was originally published in 2016 and has been updated. Most recent update, April 2023.