Fort Wayne Things to Do

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  • 1. Hometown Inn

    Do NOT stay here. The place is filthy dirty, the staff is incredibly rude and they will try to overcharge you. It was one of the worst experiences I have ever had. The room I was in '113' had bullet...

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  • 2. Visit Hyde Brothers Books

    I remember from my last trip to Fort Wayne back in 2004 that a few blocks away from where I was working was a wonderful local book store that had anything and...

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  • 3. Take in a Baseball game

    Fort Wayne has a professional base team, the Fort Wayne Wizards. They are a single "A" club and are affiliated with the San Diego Padres. We go about once a...

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  • 4. Camp in the middle of the city!!

    Johnny Appleseed CampgroundCamping in the middle of the city might seem unusual, but this camp ground is nicely located close to Jonny Appleseed Park and his...

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  • 5. Johnny Appleseed Memorial

    Johnny Appleseed (John Chapman) traveled the Midwest planting apple trees, selling seeds, and growing and selling trees. He was a lover of nature. He eventually...

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  • 6. The Three Rivers Festival

    The second largest festival in Indiana behind the Indy 500 Festival celebrates its 39th birthday in 2007! Known locally simply as Festival, this annual event...

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  • 7. The Lincoln Museum

    This used to be listed in my Tourist Trap list but after must debating I came to the conclusion that it doesn't really fit the description of a tourist trap,...

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  • 8. Walk Over the Old Wells Street Bridge

    This bridge is a great example of an old truss bridge. In fact I've read where the Old Wells Street Bridge might be called the king of Indiana truss bridges!...

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  • 9. Go to Plaster Fun Spot to have a great time

    Plaster Fun Spot is one of Fort Wayne's newest family destinations. Perfect for anyone, from toddlers up through seniors - anyone who can enjoy the simple...

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  • 10. Fort Wayne Rib Fest

    Every June Fort Wayne gets to experience amazing bbqing at its best with the Fort Wayne Rib Fest. The festival has rows of rib trailers each with its own unique...

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  • 11. Fort Wayne Pride Fest

    Fort Wayne Pride is in its 11th year of putting festivals together that celebrate the gay and lesbian culture of Fort Wayne. I am in my 8th year as director of...

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  • 12. Germanfest

    Fort Wayne has a rich German heritage and it comes out every June at Headwater's Park East in downtown Fort Wayne. Complete with German music, food and beer...

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  • 13. Black Pine Animal Park

    AN UPDATE FOR 2007: Black Pine was forced to move in 2006 and is now located on a beautiful new 18-acre site! It's going to be even bigger and better than ever...

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  • 14. Great place to sit and relax!

    Freimann Sqaure is located at the corner of E. Main Street and S. Clinton Street.There is a statue of Major General Anthony Wayne at the edge of the square.It...

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  • 15. The Fort Wayne Children's Zoo.

    The Fort Wayne Childrens Zoo is said to be one of the best in the country and Fort Wayne's number 1 attraction! In fact, a recent issue of Child magazine listed...

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  • 16. Cinema Center

    Northeast Indiana's only Independent moviehouse. This theatre showcases independent films, foreign films, documentaries, and classic films, all the stuff you...

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  • 17. Headwaters Park

    Headwaters Park encompasses the area in what is called "the thumb." It is a bend in the St. Mary River where the river curves north before making a big U and...

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  • 18. Fort Wayne Museum of Art

    If you're out and about in downtown Fort Wayne, why not expore the Fort Wayne Museum of Art? Located on Main Street next to Freimann Square, the museum houses...

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  • 19. Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory

    This conservatory stakes its claim as one of the best in the midwest. It's gardens are divided into three seperate "houses", the Showcase House with season...

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  • 20. Walk or Bike the Fort Wayne River Greenway

    The Greenway is a great way to see Ft Wayne. The Trail runs along the banks of the St. Mary’s, St. Joseph and the Maumee Rivers and crosses numerous bridges and...

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  • 21. The Johhny Appleseed Festival

    Takes place the 3rd weekend in September. Since there is a website with a lot of information, I recommend checking it out instead of me trying to add all that...

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  • 22. Rivergreenway

    In the making since the 1970s, the Rivergreenway is a paved multi-purpose path linking many of the large parks in the city and runs along the three rivers that...

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  • 23. The Lincoln Tower

    Only for history buffs. This building is a working office building so they don't give tours or anything. The Lincoln Tower was believe it or not, Indiana's...

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  • 24. The Historic Fort Wayne

    The Historic Fort Wayne is a recreation of the original fort that the city was named after. The replica is the current center of contraversy in the city. The...

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  • 25. Science Central.

    Science Central dubs itself Northeast Indiana's Premier Hands-On Science Center. It is just that, a science museum for kids with a ton of hands-on exhibits....

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