Fort Wayne Insider Blog

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Posted on May 20, 2019 at 8:00:00 am by Susan B.

The Best Of: Fort Wayne Children's Zoo

The Fort Wayne Children's Zoo has won many accolades over the years, and locals can tell you why. It's hard to think of a better place to spend a day, whether you have a bunch of kids with you, or if you're on own, or visiting with a friend.

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Posted on April 26, 2019 at 8:00:00 am by Susan B.

What's New at the Fort Wayne Children's Zoo for 2019?

It's that time of year again: the Fort Wayne Children's Zoo opens for the season on Saturday, April 27. If you're a native, or if you've visited often, you know how fabulous our Zoo is. You can visit the Central Zoo, or venture off into the African Journey, the Australian Adventure, or the Indonesian Rain Forest. What is new for 2019? Let's explore!

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The merry month of May was made for families—and Fort Wayne offers many pleasant family-friendly activities all month long.  Many of these activities are budget-friendly as well, which makes Fort Wayne, Indiana an ideal spot for a fun family getaway.  Each day brings a new adventure, and this guide can help you make your day-to-day plans.

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Posted on April 20, 2018 at 8:00:00 am by Susan B.

What's New at the Fort Wayne Children's Zoo for 2018?

Although it may be hard to believe, given this year's extended winter weather, the renowned Fort Wayne Children's Zoo opens on Saturday, April 21. This is one of the most-anticipated spring events in the Fort, so let's take a look at what's new at the zoo for 2018.

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Posted on March 27, 2018 at 8:00:00 am by Lauren C.

Get an Insider's View of Fort Wayne on a Tour

Tours are a good way to get a different perspective of a local attraction. From chocolate to airplanes, there are several ways to get an insider's view of Fort Wayne, Indiana.

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Posted on March 27, 2018 at 8:00:00 am by Lauren C.

A Quick Lunch in Fort Wayne, Indiana

Jam-packed days call for nourishment. But sometimes you don't have a lot of time to devote to a meal. No worries; Fort Wayne has several lunchtime favorites sure to appeal to hungry diners on the go. Here are a few of my favorites:

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Posted on April 20, 2017 at 12:00:00 pm by Susan B.

What's New at the Fort Wayne Children's Zoo for 2017?

When my girls were little, there were few more anticipated days than the opening of the Fort Wayne Children's Zoo each year. Actually though, even now with teenagers, the zoo's opening day still sparks excitement. 

It's springtime: a beautiful season in Fort Wayne. Trees, flowers, and bulbs are blooming. There's a fresh smell in the air, and you can finally leave your winter coat at home. Whether you have toddlers, teens, or are enjoying your golden years -- or none of the above --  there's no better place to spend a spring day than at our zoo. 

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Posted on May 03, 2016 at 4:00:00 am by Louisa D.

New at the Zoo: We Have Some New Members!

The Fort Wayne Children's Zoo is always developing new attractions and new features for guests to enjoy, but they also have some great new friends! Have you been keeping track of which new little animals you'll be seeing at the zoo? Warning: some are pretty small, while others are already over six feet tall!

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2019 Visitor's GuideClick here to view a copy of our latest Visitors Guide, or request your free copy by mail!