If you love animals, check out the top five must-see spots to visit with your family across the country.
San Diego Zoo:
Meet Max the Cockatoo, run with the cheetahs, and spend the night with the lions at the San Diego Zoo, the 100-acre animal park. The park is home to 4,000 animals and 700,000 exotic plants.
Head down the Asia Trail, visit the kids’ farm, or trek through Amazonia at the National Zoo. From giant pandas to golden tamarins to pink flamingos, there are over 4,000 animals and wildlife to see.
Get a little misty in the Asian Rain Forest or go on safari in the Congo Gorilla Forest at the Bronx Zoo. Hang out with 4,000 animal species including monarchs, snow leopards, and even a babirusa – an Indonesian piglet!
Create your own adventure at the Cincinnati Zoo, a 70-acre park where you’ll meet baby gorillas, komodo dragons, and African penguins. Check out the dinosaur gardens and wetland trails too, with over 3,000 species of plants to explore.
Go on a ZooFari, meet the Critter Keeper, and have an animal sleepover at the Phoenix Zoo. The 125-acre park has 1,200 animals to visit including a rhinoceros hornbill, a spotted necked otter, and a Galapagos tortoise.
Crawl inside a whale at the Georgia Aquarium, the world’s largest aquarium with 8 million gallons of water and 100,000 animals. Meet beluga whales, female whale sharks, sea lions, and giant octopuses when you visit.