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10 Summer Family Adventures to Love in Fort Wayne

Come to the Park This Summer

1) Fort Wayne's three rivers meet at Promenade Park, where families can enjoy river access, a Treetop Canopy Trail, food, and fun! Learn more.

Promenade Park shines at night

Have a Wild Time

2) The award-winning Fort Wayne Children's Zoo offers rides and activities in every part of the zoo. It's no wonder they’ve been named "One of the Top Ten Zoos for Kids!"

Girl with sea lion at Fort Wayne Children's Zoo

Nature at Your Fingertips

3) Discover three unique ecosystems and beautiful outdoor gardens at the Botanical Conservatory

Mother and daughter at the Botanical Conservatory

Amazing Outdoor Fun

4) Bring your bike (or rent one here!) and discover 120 miles of trails. We’ve even created trail itineraries to help you find trails with parks, splash pads, and ice cream!

Girls biking by mural

On the Riverfront

5) Rent a kayak and explore Fort Wayne's three rivers. You will love exploring nature in the heart of downtown Fort Wayne!

Kayaking in Fort Wayne

Spark Your Imagination

6) Science Central is home to Science on a Sphere - a three-dimensional globe that teaches earth and space systems in a whole new dimension! It's just one of the amazing exhibits at our hands-on science center.

Science on a Sphere

Flavors of Summer

7) Taste summer at Fort Wayne's Farmers Markets! Hundreds of vendors offer tastes of Indiana-grown and produced summer delights.

YLNI Summer Farmers Market 2016

Art for Everyone

8) Search downtown to find the 50 unique pieces of public art and more than a dozen amazing murals - be sure to take a picture with your favorite! Learn more.

Panda Mural STAR Bank by Tammy Davis

Fort Wayne is for Foodies

9) There's a reason they call us the City of Restaurants! From local favorites, to your favorite national chain, we've got hundreds of great options that your family will love! Explore recommendations.

Seafood at Tolon

Good to Go

10) Fort Wayne's Food Trucks offer some of the best culinary creations in town! Check out one (or two!) during your visit.

Food trucks lined up and waiting for patrons before lunch hour in Fort Wayne, IN.

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