Sample the Vibrant Colors of Fort Wayne
Fort Wayne is Indiana's second-largest city and the fastest-growing metro in the Great Lakes region. A true gem of the Midwest, Fort Wayne is filled with new experiences, award-winning attractions, and unique flavors.
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New & Noteworthy Stories
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Fort Wayne’s story began as an important stop along the Erie Canal. Today, you can feel the history of our city in The Landing – once the spot where canal boats docked to unload their goods, now a food destination. On this walkable block, sip on cocktails under the Bison Mural at Nawa’s outdoor patio, grab a brew and BBQ at the Landing Beer Company, try new Cali-Mex flavors at Mercado, or discover new dishes at the three other dining destinations. Plus, the Landing is located a block south of Promenade Park.
A Fort Wayne Signature Hotel - The Bradley
A partnership between Barbara Bradley Baekgaard (co-founder of Fort Wayne headquartered Vera Bradley) and Provenance Hotels, a Portland, Oregon-based hotel owner and operator. The Bradley delights guests the moment they walk into the lobby. From the signature scent to the various Fort Wayne touches, The Bradley emulates the unique design style that is reminiscent of the Vera Bradley you know through pattern play and bright colors. The cornerstone of Fort Wayne’s new dining district, The Landing, the 124-room property features a rooftop bar, a ground-floor restaurant and retail space, and many other experiential amenities.
Savor the taste of Fort Wayne's amazing foodie favorites including historic diners and hot dog stands, menus that celebrate the region's seasons and harvest, award-winning chefs, and sweet treats galore! New in 2022, Fort Wayne will open the region's first food hall and public market, Union Street Market, featuring 20-plus merchants open daily, along with a weekly farmers market. Union Street Market will be located at Electric Works - a massive redevelopment of a historic GE Campus.
Discover Your Culture in Fort Wayne
Fort Wayne is home to the nation’s second-largest genealogy collection located at The Genealogy Center. The Genealogy Center is one of the best places to research your family history and discover your unique culture all for FREE. The Genealogy Center’s collection totals more than 1 million physical items including census records, military records from the Revolutionary War to the present, extensive passenger lists, US local records, Native American and African American records, and much more.
Even more impressive are the trained genealogists on staff who are ready to help everyone find success in their research! The Genealogy Center offers free, hands-on, personal assistance to help everyone (from beginners to experienced researchers) learn more about their story and heritage.
Fort Wayne returns to its historical riverfront with the opening of Promenade Park, a development that renews Fort Wayne’s three rivers as a regional destination for recreation, arts, and culture. This one-of-a-kind park joins natural rivers with downtown Fort Wayne's thriving urban center.
Looking for the perfect getaway idea to share with your readers? Fort Wayne's the place you've been looking for! Fort Wayne is all about having a good time, and doing it on a tight budget. Your readers will love our abundance of family friendly attractions, including the number one and two summer attractions in Indiana!
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