Spring has sprung in Indiana. Now is the time to get outdoors and experience all the fun warm weather activities. If you’re new to the area, you may not be aware of all the great attractions you can visit in May.
Read on to find the five best attractions to visit in Fort Wayne.
1. Fort Wayne’s Children’s Zoo
This zoo is the perfect place to get your family outside. There are over 1,000 animals to view in this family zoo. You can travel through all the continents of the world and see animals like monkeys, sea lions, and penguins.
If you’d rather experience the fun of farm animals, the zoo has the Indiana Family Farm where you can view cows, pigs, and goats. You can even take a pony ride!
There are tons of membership options available, so you’ll be able to visit the zoo throughout the summer.
2. Fort Wayne Bike Share
Biking is an excellent way to get outside this month. If you’re new to the area, or a lifelong citizen, you can see all the city has to offer via a bike!
The area’s Bike Share program allows you rent a bike by the hour. You’ll be able to bike through the many parks and trails or take a tour through downtown and check out all the great shops and restaurants.
If you’re not sure where to head first, the city’s visitors center provides maps and itineraries to get you started.
3. Parkview Field
Want to catch a baseball game this summer? Not willing to pay the big league prices? You’re in luck. Parkview Field is located in the heart of the town and is home to the minor league Fort Wayne TinCaps.
If you’re not into baseball, you can still visit the field that’s open all year-long. The stadium features a running and walking track. It’s also host to several music festivals and markets throughout the summer.
4. Lakeside Park and Rose Garden
This area is known for its many beautiful gardens. And Lakeside Park and Rose Garden is just one of the many. Since its reconstruction in 1912, the park and garden have been a host to parties and weddings. But you’re also able to visit here to experience the great fishing pond, basketball and tennis courts, and kids’ playground.
The rose garden has over 1,000 types of roses to view as you stroll through the paths surrounding it.
5. Rivergreenway Trail
The Rivergreenway Trail is 25 miles of trails that go through all three of the rivers surrounding the area.
Here you’re able to walk, run, or bike through the trail. Many people use the trail to experience nature while also painting or drawing. If you’re looking for a great place to enjoy the beauty of Indiana, and take a moment of peace and quiet, this is the perfect place.
There’s Always Something to Do Here!
Fort Wayne is a city in the heart of the country. And while it doesn’t boast the population of Chicago or Minneapolis, there is still a lot going on. Whether you’re looking to experience nature, view exotic animals, or catch a baseball game, you’ll always be able to find some summer fun.
Have you recently visited or moved to the area? Let us know what fun things you’ve done this month.