Crestwood is located in Allen County.
In terms of tourist attractions, one of the nearest tourist spots in Crestwood is the Historic Old Fort, an amazing place to immerse oneself in local history and culture. The place is basically a reconstruction of a 19th-century military fort, with living history exhibits & demonstrations.
The Historic Old Fort is also a recommended day tour place for families especially with young children, who can really learn a lot about local history. Plus, it also has interactive exhibits to make learning more interesting.
The Salomon Farm Park is a working farm that teaches about working conditions in the 1930s. This was donated by the Salomon family. It’s also a recommended venue for big events like weddings or family gatherings with a rustic theme.
During the Free Fall Festival, the Salomon Farm offers open time for petting the farm animals, tractor drives and hay rides. A trip to this farm with the kids will surely be a memorable, learning experience.
Residents and tourists also have easy access to Johnny Appleseed Grave, listed as a roadside attraction on the Roadside America website.
There’s also another educational near Crestwood that attracts both residents and tourists. The Science Central is an ex-power plant turned 30,000-sq.-ft. interactive museum for science, math & technology learning. It’s a great recreational activity on a rainy, summer day. The fun, interactive museum also has a gift shop that serves “space-themed” ice cream.
For those who are looking for a place to experience the beauty of nature, a visit to Lakeside Park and Rose Garden is a good idea. It’s a charming lakeside park offering sunken gardens with a variety of roses, plus fountains & pavilions. It’s a totally breathtaking and Instagrammable place.
5933 E State Blvd, Fort Wayne, IN 46815
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