Exploring Fort Wayne, Indiana: Top Reasons to Visit

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Located in the northeastern corner of Indiana, Fort Wayne is the second largest city in the state.

With a walkable downtown, an up-and-coming art scene, historical attractions, river activities and a delicious food scene, Fort Wayne welcomes visitors to explore its Midwestern charms.

Here are my top reasons to visit Fort Wayne, Indiana!


The city is named after General “Mad” Anthony Wayne, who in 1794, established the first American military fort along the confluence of the three rivers.

Sweetwater Sound

A guided tour of Sweetwater Sound’s campus is a music lovers dream!

Fort Wayne TinCaps Baseball

With entertainment for the entire family, tickets start at just $5, a day at the ball park is an affordable and fun outing for everyone!

Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo

The Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo welcomes visitors of all ages to experience the conservation efforts of the zoo.

Food Scene

Eating at a local restaurant is one of the highlights of visiting a new city! With a plethora of local restaurants, you won’t leave Fort Wayne hungry!