Fort Wayne Tourism

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Whether it is watching the Komets score a puck, flaunting the new Vera Bradley Bag, seeing regal animals in one of the most popular Zoos in the US or simply tasting a bite of heaven with their fine chocolate varieties, Fort Wayne is where you go if you want to feel the heart of Indiana!

The city is defined by its multi-dimensional living style- a mix of sheer urbanization while still maintaining an intimate feel. You will be surprised at how their daily lives are filled with the range of activities here! Sports, Art, Fashion, Food, Science, Flora and Fauna perfectly mixed with Industrialization, Culture, History and Nature. The colorful nightlife adds to Fort Wayne’s heady mix of a multi-tasking traveler’s dream.

Fort Wayne is the second largest city in Allen County, Indiana and dates back to the 1700s. Even though much of the surrounding area of the city is flat, the city is still on the highest point of the old Wabash-Erie canal and hence is nicknamed ‘The Summit City’.

With a rich history dating back to the 18th century, the city has many places of historic importance which are well taken care of and you will not run short of Museumsto visit. Tourism has given Fort Wayne urban wings and added to its tourist hubs and international appeal. Did you know the Fort Wayne impacts the economy of the Southwestern Michigan and Ohio? It is the regional commerce and industry hotspot.

The city of Fort Wayne, however, offers more than its clichés and is a must on every tourist’s travel itinerary!

Fort Wayne Travel Tips

Essential travel information and Fort Wayne tips for your visit

  • Carry warm clothes in winters as the weather is freezing.
  • Summers are known for thunderstorms and the corresponding delays in flights. Do check the weather forecast before booking your tickets.

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Facts and Stats for Fort Wayne*

  • Pollution Statistics in Fort Wayne

    Know the pollution level of Fort Wayne before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 35 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 62.5 (High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 43.75 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 43.75 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 37.5 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 32.14 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 18.75 (Very Low)
  • Fort Wayne: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Fort Wayne for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Fort Wayne.

    • Burglary and Theft 36.11 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 27.78 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 55.56 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 30.56 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 22.22 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 27.78 (Low)
    • Drug offense 69.44 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 72.22 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 38.89 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 27.78 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 27.78 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 50 (Moderate)
  • Living in Fort Wayne - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Fort Wayne is 174.32 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 55.73 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 66.23 (High)
    • Pollution Index 45.47 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 26.4 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 68.72 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 67.59 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 1.39 (Very Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 122.79 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Fort Wayne

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Fort Wayne

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 8.75 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 37.2 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 75 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 35.29 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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