Fort Wayne, Indiana

A heart-warming family getaway awaits you in Fort Wayne, Indiana! Fort Wayne offers the big city attractions and activities that you’re looking for, in a friendly, affordable city that will warm your heart.

From catch-them-before-they’re-gone experiences to tried and true favorites, Fort Wayne has a great family getaway in store for you this summer!

Any trip to Fort Wayne starts at the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo. Named one of the top ten zoos in the nation, the Children’s Zoo offers over 1,500 animals on 42 acres–and countless activities to fill the day. There are rides in every part of the zoo – you can “tickle your tress in the treetops” on the Sky Safari, travel through Australia on a river log ride, feed a giraffe, pet a stingray, and more!

Next, take in some baseball with Fort Wayne’s very own minor league team, the Fort Wayne TinCaps! The TinCaps play in an awesome downtown stadium, where BIG FUN is priority #1. The park-like setting offers a kids area complete with rock wall, splash pad and more. And, tickets start at just $5!

Headwaters Park is downtown Fort Wayne’s festival park, and it comes alive with music, food and drink every weekend all summer long. Enjoy brats at Germanfest, ribs and blues at BBQ Ribfest, baklava at Greekfest and more.

After all this fun, we know you’ll want to relax. Fort Wayne offers over 50 great places to refresh and recharge. Choose a hotel with a pool, free hot breakfast, or extra room for the kids.

Fort Wayne’s hotel packages and affordable admission rates make it easy for your family to get away without breaking the budget. Find itinerary suggestions, hotel packages, coupons, contests and more, contact Visit Fort Wayne at 1-800-767-7752 or visit