Riverfront Activities

5 Family Friendly Ways to Beat the Winter Blues

When the weather is cold, it can be tough to fill the days, but there is so much to do in Fort Wayne. Check out these top 5 ways to keep everyone entertained and beat the winter blahs! 1. Sledding at Franke Park or cross country skiing at Fox Island The Fort Wayne parks don't stop just because the…

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Fall into the Winter Trails of Fort Wayne, Indiana!

As the crisp, late autumn air blows colorful leaves to the ground, get out and enjoy nature the best way our family knows how—hiking local trails. Whether you’re looking for rugged, hilly climbs or easy ambles through the meadows, Fort Wayne has plenty of good options for family-friendly…

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Enjoy Fort Wayne Area Parks this Fall (Part 2 of 3)

Our three-part series on Fort Wayne parks continues today with a look at Fox Island County Park. This park resides within Allen County which is the county seat for Fort Wayne, Indiana. Step outside the city limits to enjoy a day with nature -- all 605 acres of it! Nearly 300 acres of the…

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Get lost in Fort Wayne's nature attractions

You don't have to go far to experience Mother Nature in Fort Wayne. Here are a few of my favorite places to get some fresh air and enjoy the beauty and bounty of of nature: Fox Island: This county park is a treat in any season. In addition to the foliage, you will find hundreds of species of…

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Fall Fun in Fort Wayne

Maybe it's the change of the calendar or the cooling of temperatures, but I'm ready for Fall! It is our family's favorite season, mainly for all the fun and memories we can create. If you do anything this season, you must do at least a few items on this bucket list. (Free Printable Download)…

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Sol Fest: Fun for the Whole Family

Here comes the sun! Catch some rays for a good cause at Sol Fest May 5-6. Sol Fest is a two-day music festival at Fox Island County Park usually held the first weekend of May each year. It is a celebration of the Sun (solstice)! The event began as an anniversary celebration of 25 years of…

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