10 Best Tourist Attractions in Fort Wayne, Indiana

10 Best Tourist Attractions in Fort Wayne, Indiana

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3 Popular Attractions In Indiana

  • Indiana State Museum: Museum in Indianapolis, Indiana.
  • Indiana Facts:

    • Santa Claus, Indiana receives over one half million letters and requests at Christmas time.
    • Indiana was part of the huge Northwest Territory, which included present day Ohio, Indiana, Illinois and Wisconsin, which were ceded to the United States by the British at the end of the Revolutionary war.
    • In 1862, Richard Gatling, of Indianapolis, invented the rapid-fire machine gun.
    • The farming community of Fountain City in Wayne County was known as the “Grand Central Station of the Underground Railroad.” In the years before the civil war, Levi and Katie Coffin were famous agents on the Underground Railroad. They estimated that they provided overnight lodging for more than 2,000 runaway slaves who were making their way north to Canada and freedom.
    Indianapolis, Indiana
    City of Indianapolis and Marion County
    Official seal of Indianapolis, Indiana


    “Indy”, “Circle City”, “Crossroads of America“, “Naptown”, “Racing Capital of the World”, “Amateur Sports Capital of the World”, “Railroad City”[1]
    Location within Marion County

    Location within Marion County
    Indianapolis is located in Indiana

    Location within Indiana

    Indianapolis is located in the United States

    Location within the United States

    Indianapolis is located in North America

    Location within North America


    39°46′07″N 86°09′29″W / 39.76861°N 86.15806°W / 39.76861; -86.15806Coordinates: 39°46′07″N 86°09′29″W / 39.76861°N 86.15806°W / 39.76861; -86.15806

    Country United States
    State Indiana
    County Marion
    Townships Center, Decatur, Franklin, Lawrence, Perry, Pike, Warren, Washington, Wayne
    Founded January 6, 1821[2]
    Incorporated (town) September 3, 1832[2]
    Incorporated (city) March 30, 1847[2]
    City-county consolidation January 1, 1970[3]

    •Type Strong mayor–council
    •Body Indianapolis City-County Council
    Mayor Joe Hogsett (D)

    State capital and consolidated city-county 367.93sqmi (952.95km2)
    •Land 361.64sqmi (936.64km2)
    •Water 6.29sqmi (16.30km2)

    718ft (219m)

    State capital and consolidated city-county 887,642
    •Rank 15th in the United States
    1st in Indiana
    •Density 2,454.50/sqmi (947.69/km2)

    2,111,040 (33rd)
    Demonym(s) Indianapolitan[7]
    Time zone UTC−5 (EST)
    •Summer (DST) UTC−4 (EDT)
    ZIP Codes
    61 total ZIP codes:
    • 46201–46209, 46211, 46214, 46216–46231, 46234–46237, 46239–46242, 46244, 46247, 46249–46251, 46253–46256, 46259–46260, 46266, 46268, 46274–46275, 46277–46278, 46280, 46282–46283, 46285, 46290–46291, 46295–46296, 46298
    Area code(s) 317 and 463
    FIPS code 18-36003[8]
    GNIS feature ID 2395423[5]
    Website www.indy.gov


    10 Best Tourist Attractions in Fort Wayne, Indiana

    6 thoughts on “10 Best Tourist Attractions in Fort Wayne, Indiana

    1. I moved to Fort Wayne about 7 months ago with no regrets! It's a small nice laid back town with all the necessities like decent hospitals , restaurants , cafe's , excellent schools , etc . Sure its not a New York or a Los Angeles , but at least we do not have their horrible traffic jams.

    2. Fox Island
      Promenade Park
      Kreager Park
      Chestnut Hills Golf Club
      Autumn RidgeCherry Hill Golf Clubs
      Fort Wayne Komets
      Fort Wayne Tin Caps
      Fort Wayne Mad Ants
      Jefferson Pointe
      Glenbrook Mall
      Sycamore Hills; a Jack Nicklaus designed course!!
      Colonial Oaks Golf Club; my home course! Hard back 9!
      Takaoko of Japan
      Three Rivers Festival!
      Purdue FW Mastadons
      Indiana Tech Baseball
      …..need I continue? I've lived here my whole life and my wife and I raised 5 daughters here!!

    3. I live here in Fort Wayne Indiana there’s a few things here that I didn’t know about…. I’m gonna go check them out!

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