Planning the best staycation ever

compendium_600x314_staycation_header.jpg PreviewIf you find yourself tethered to the Fort Wayne area for the pre-summer break, get excited. There are countless ways to make the most of your weeklong staycation, and create heartwarming hometown memories.  

Girls Day

Treat yourself to a manicure and pedicure and then top it off with truffles at DeBrand Fine Chocolates

Pinterest Party

Pin a few craft projects or bedroom DIYs, shop for your supplies and enjoy a special craft day at home.  

Take a hike

Spend a day at a State Park, Fox Island, Eagle Marsh, Franke Park, or one of the other great local parks.

Pet Therapy

Give the animals at Black Pine Animal Sanctuary some love with a private, behind-the-scenes tour.

Dig This

Tap into your archaeologist curiosities at the active learning garden at Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory (through April 10).

And … Scene

Spring Break Arts and Culture Camp, hosted by the Fort Wayne Youtheatre, is April 4 – 8.

Play Ball

Take in a TinCaps game on April 10. (Don’t forget to stop by the Parkview booth and say hello!)

Chef in Training

Pick a family-favorite recipe or aspirational new prescription and have an in-home cooking class. The best part is eating the final product!

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Science Central has extended hours for Spring Breakers, April 4-10.


Have a one-of-a-kind nature experience with the Junior Indiana Master Naturalist Class, April 4 – 8. (Reserve a spot by March 25!)

Give it a Try

Attend a pottery or painting class. We have great opportunities through Bisque It, Painting Fun Spot, Painting with a Twist, and more.

Shopper’s Delight

The Vera Bradley Annual Sale is April 13 – 17.  

Food Crawl

Plan a day biking the local trail system, strategically hitting some of the area’s best eateries.

Now Playing

Whether streaming, checked out from the library or selected from a local machine, turn a rainy or chilly day around by making it a movie day. (Jammies and popcorn required.)

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