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2017 Fort Wayne Regional MapGroup Tours

Welcome to Fort Wayne Indiana

We're so glad that you are interested in planning a group tour in our city.

What makes Fort Wayne the perfect tour destination? As Indiana's second largest city, Fort Wayne offers many unique and affordable one, two, or three-day experiential tours, with behind-the-scenes and hands-on stops to factory stores, outlet shops, museums and attractions. Our community embraces tour groups and welcomes them with our famous Hoosier Hospitality! Here are a few ideas.

Group Tour Ideas

2018 In Pictures - April

Vera Bradley Annual Sale

Plan a fun experiential trip around this amazing sale, where your group can find 40-60% off retail prices of Vera Bradley handbags, purses, totes, luggage, stationary and accessories. Bus groups of 20 or more people can reserve a VIP experience, including a separate entrance into the sale, an exclusive check out area, waiting room lounge, and a free gift.

Start Planning Today

Step 1: Book your group time at the Outlet Sale here

Step 2: Plan a trip to Jefferson Pointe to see the Vera Bradley store and goodMRKT

Step 3: Find great group rates and amenities at one of these bus-friendly hotels

Step 4: Discover other great events and activities for your group to enjoy (chocolate tour, anyone?)

Step 5: And don’t forget to plan some group-friendly dining

Step 6: Let us know if you need any additional help planning your trip! We’re here to help!

Researching at the Genealogy Center

Genealogy

Bring your genealogical society (or just a group that is interested in learning more!) to the nation’s largest public genealogy collection in Fort Wayne!

Our genealogists will create custom educational sessions and training opportunities to help your group discover their family histories – for free! 

Start Planning Today

Step 1: Book your group time at the Genealogy Center here

Step 2: Plan a few great guided tours downtown (of our public art, architectural wonders, and more)

Step 3: Find great group rates and amenities at one of these bus-friendly hotels

Step 4: Discover other great events and activities for your group to enjoy (chocolate tour, anyone?)

Step 5: And don’t forget to plan some group-friendly dining

Step 6: Let us know if you need any additional help planning your trip! We’re here to help!

Ice Cream Sundae at DeBrand Fine Chocolates

Girlfriend Getaway

Nothing beats a trip with a group of wonderful women! From wine and art to shopping and spas, Fort Wayne offers the perfect Girlfriend Getaway itinerary for your group. Create a memorable getaway with great food, bonding and lots of laughs. Did we mention a behind-the-scenes chocolate tour of Debrand Fine Chocolate (with free samples!)?

Start planning your girlfriend getaway here

FWMoA - Repose in Amber

Downtown Experience

Downtown Fort Wayne is home to our Botanical Conservatory and Museum of Art, located among restaurants, attractions and walkable blocks to discover.

Enjoy guided tours of our murals and public art, magnificent Courthouse and Embassy Theatre, and more. LEARN MORE

Three Rivers Distilling Company - Tour

Factory and Behind the Scenes Tours

Tour a chocolate factory. Explore the cool campus of the nation’s largest music retailer. Go behind the scenes to see how pickles and craft liquors are made. Touring Fort Wayne’s businesses is fun and educational!

Down the Line Concert

Performing Arts

Be sure to schedule a show at the Embassy Theatre, Memorial Coliseum, or other venue. Search our Calendar of Events to discover live performances during your visit.

Hoppy Gnome

Dining

Known as the "City of Restaurants," Fort Wayne offers more than 500 restaurants, including several locally-owned hotspots and franchised favorites! Dig in to the variety of choices that are available to your group.

Find a Fort Wayne restaurant here

Here are some of Fort Wayne's private group dining options: Downtown Area or Coliseum Blvd Area

King Suite at the Holiday Inn Purdue Fort Wayne in Fort Wayne

Hotels

Many of Fort Wayne's hotels offer special prices and amenities to bus tour groups. LEARN MORE

Bringing Your Group to Fort Wayne

For any Group Tour Itinerary

Step 1: Consider your groups interests: behind the scenes tours, garden exploration, history and art – we've got it all!

Step 2: Find great group rates and amenities at one of these bus-friendly hotels

Step 3: Discover other great events and activities for your group to enjoy (chocolate tour, anyone?)

Step 4: And don’t forget to plan some group-friendly dining

Step 5: Let us know if you need any additional help planning your trip! We’re here to help!

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