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Indiana’s No. 2 city is loaded with things to see and do

Written by Chronicle Staff. Posted in Featured

Published on April 25, 2018 with No Comments

Fort Wayne is the second-largest city in Indiana and the seat of Allen County. It’s a fun, friendly place packed with activities for one’s next vacation. Fort Wayne is easy to reach by car, bus, or air travel and offers ample parking (often free!)

This is just a sample of the things you can see and do in Fort Wayne.

The Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo opens for the season on April 21. See African lions, Sumatran tigers, and adorable red pandas at one of the nation’s top-ranked zoos! Location: 3411 Sherman Blvd., 46808

Science Central is filled with interactive exhibits and offers daily auditorium shows. Location: 1950 North Clinton St., 46805

Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory is an oasis of nature located in the heart of downtown Fort Wayne! The “Bugs” live butterfly display is a must-see this spring and will be on exhibition April 14 – July 8. Location: 1100 South Calhoun St., 46802

Fort Wayne boasts a rich culture of arts and music.

Fort Wayne Museum of Art offers diverse exhibitions of contemporary and historical art. There’s even a fun space set up just for kids! Location: 311 East Main St., 46802

Arena Dinner Theatre hosts seven theatrical productions a year. Enjoy dinner and a show in one of Fort Wayne’s historic neighborhoods Location: 719 Rockhill St., 46802

TinCaps Baseball season is in full swing during the spring months. The Fort Wayne TinCaps play home games at Parkview Field, one of the nation’s highest-rated minor league ballparks.

]The Rivergreenway is a 25-mile linear park maintained by the City of Fort Wayne Parks & Recreation Department. Spend a sunny afternoon walking, running, or biking our trails along one of Fort Wayne’s three rivers.

Canoe and Kayak Rentals are available at Fort Wayne Outfitters & Bike Depot.

Glenbrook Mall is a great destination for shopping! Enjoy some of your favorite stores in this super-regional shopping center

Jefferson Pointe Shopping Center is a great place for an outdoor shopping experience. Enjoy the beautiful spring weather while you shop at upscale stores such as Von Maur, Ann Taylor, and Vera Bradley.

The City Exchange Shoppes is a boutique shopping center in downtown Fort Wayne, offering a juice stand, clothing, and other boutique stores.

Three Rivers Distilling Company is Northeast Indiana’s first artisan distillery. Tours and workshops are available. Call ahead at 260-745-9355 or visit the distillery’s website.

Country Heritage Winery & Vineyard is located just north of Fort Wayne in LaOtto, Indiana. Visit the Country Heritage website for events and a tasting room schedule.

Mad Anthony Brewing Company is a microbrewery/restaurant located in downtown Fort Wayne. This family-friendly establishment often hosts live music. Visit the Mad Anthony website to browse the menu and event schedule.

Fort Wayne contact details: 927 South Harrison St., Fort Wayne, IN 46802. Phone: 260-424-3700; Toll-free: 800-767-7752.

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