Tag Archive: Zoo

Jun 23

Austin Zoo – Texas

Austin Zoo is not your typical zoo and would be more suitably called a sanctuary.  It takes in unwanted exotic animals and gives them a place to live.  We have been to other animal sanctuaries and support them in what they do.  However, when I tell my 5-year-old we are going to a zoo she …

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May 10

Abilene Zoo – Texas

Big or small it does not matter we like to go to zoos.  It has become our vacation ritual.  We had never been to the Abilene Zoo before and finding ourselves in the area decided to go.  Zoo trips with our kids does not get much better.  Our 4-year-old loves animals and has a head …

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Aug 27

Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center

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This was our third time staying in West Yellowstone and we had never been to the Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center.  When I realized we would receive a discount for running in the Yellowstone Half Marathon our mind was set.  This trip to Yellowstone we would take the time to see the Grizzly and Wolf …

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Jul 05

Great Zoo Exhibit: The Tropics

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The Tropics is a fun exhibit to visit at the Sedgwick County Zoo in Wichita.  A popular attraction since it first opened its door.  Even more popular now since its $3-million-dollar renovation in 2015.  Home to bugs, birds, reptiles, and mammals.  The Tropics is a great place to sit down and enjoy nature in action.  The …

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Jun 23

Great Zoo Exhibit: Elephants of the Zambezi River Valley

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Elephants of the Zambezi River Valley is the latest outstanding exhibit on display at the Sedgwick County Zoo.  Located in Wichita, Kansas the Sedgwick County Zoo is the number 1 rated outdoor attraction in the state.  Now with the Elephants of the Zambezi River Valley, the zoo’s newest and most expensive exhibit, there number one …

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Jun 18

Birmingham Zoo

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The Birmingham Zoo was a get out of the car and walkabout stop for us.  Heading out on long drives was never a lot of fun but with two young ones in tow it can be excruciating.  Luckily there always seems to be something to see or do in this great land. So as we …

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May 14

Chattanooga Zoo

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Woo Woo! The little Chattanooga Zoo Zoo.  Oh wait… I think that was so supposed to be Choo Choo.  Either way for a family with two little ones the Chattanooga Zoo was a fun family outing.  At just over a dozen acres this is probably the smallest zoo we have ever reviewed.  I will say …

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Sep 09

Little Rock Zoo: A Little Rockin

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When visiting some of the scenic areas of the “Natural State” we decided to take the drive over to Little Rock to see what that city had to offer.  Of course being big fans of zoos we had to take in the Little Rock Zoo.  Entering the attraction we were expecting the usual of a …

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May 13

Great Zoo Exhibit: Museum of Living Art

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Museum of Living Art or MOLA is a world class exhibit dedicated to the more colorful species in the animal kingdom. Located at the Fort Worth Zoo in Texas this great museum makes any trip to the Fort Worth Zoo a worthwhile destination. Opened in 2010, the Museum of Living Art is a 30,000-square-foot indoor/outdoor …

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May 06

Cameron Park Zoo: Small Town Wonderful

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Cameron Park Zoo is a beautiful zoo located next to the Brazos River in Waco, Texas.  Karen and I were quite surprised to find this wonderful of a zoo in the smaller town of Waco.  Texas really has the market cornered when it comes to small town zoos they have some of the nicest ones …

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