Fort Wayne named top travel destination, top emerging real estate market

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – For those of us that live in Fort Wayne – we know it is a great place.

But it isn’t just locals showing love for the Summit City. Fort Wayne has recently been recognized on two popular sites for what it offers.

Lifestyle website named Fort Wayne one of the top cities to travel to for 2022.

The article lists the art scene as well as riverfront and downtown development as major attractions.

This up-and-coming Midwestern town is an emerging culinary, art and wellness destination, an easy three-hour drive from Chicago that’s great for families and girlfriend getaways. Fort Wayne’s public art trail has exploded over the past few years, with more than 150 larger-than-life murals and sculptures to discover. Plus, the Fort Wayne Museum of Art just celebrated their 100th anniversary and is home to the largest collection of American Brilliant cut glass.

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In addition to the spotlight from, Fort Wayne was also named a top emerging real estate market by The Wall Street Journal and

The Emerging Housing Markets Index from The Wall Street Journal and analyzes the 300 largest metropolitan areas across the country in an effort to highlight which housing markets nationwide are poised to benefit homeowners and investors alike.

Each housing market is evaluated based on a range of factors related to real estate, economic vitality and quality of life. The top emerging markets represent places where home-price growth is expected to be stellar, while also having other attractive amenities.

(That list also included Elkhart-Goshen on the list at #12.)

See the full rankings here