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Summer Fun in Fort Wayne

Get away to Fort Wayne this summer!

Families love Fort Wayne, Indiana - one of Indiana’s best cities for summer fun!

Every visit starts at the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo - consistently named one of the top zoos in the nation! You can enjoy a ride in every part of the zoo (from a sky ride, to a log ride to a train excursion!) and experience great animal experiences (feed a giraffe, pet a stingray, stroll among kangaroos!). Learn more about the Zoo's opening and admissions policies here.

Fort Wayne Adventure Pass

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Looking for another way to save? The Fort Wayne Adventure Pass offers you admission to four amazing attractions — for ONE low price!

Get your pass and start exploring!

Families will want to head downtown to see the Midwest’s newest attraction: Promenade Park at Riverfront Fort Wayne. Promenade Park offers innovative experiences for your family - including a tree top canopy trail, hands-on kids canal, restaurants, accessible park and more. Boat rentals also offer families the opportunity to get out on the water to explore this natural urban experience. Explore our rivers by canoe and kayak with these easy river itineraries

Kayaking the St Marys River in Allen County

Fill your day with tasty treats from our food trucks and farmers markets and the best dining in Fort Wayne.

And, we make it easy and affordable. Check out our Fort Wayne Getaway Guide to learn all about the best of our city—including attractions, special events, hotel packages, coupons, and more! You can even register to win a getaway!

"...So take in the culture, roam along the rivers, learn something about your ancestors and enjoy a tasty morsel from home-grown eateries... Fort Wayne offers an urban adventure in a bite-size package."
Mike and Wendy Pramik in USA Today

Fort Wayne Getaway Guide Checklist

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