The US is home to some of the best zoos in the world – pretty much every medium to large-sized city has one. For starters, I highly recommend checking out my podcast interview with Jon Wassner, author of “America’s Best Zoos.” As you may already know, there is actually nothing as good as taking some time out with your family and getting to shower them with love by taking them to the best zoos in America! Your family will be able to have a great time out and as you well know this can go a long way in bonding the family members together and this is the dream of every parent. You need to take advantage of these good conditions to go out there and have a really great time, you and your family, of course, since you only live once in this world! These are listed in order of attendance. Enjoy!
1. San Diego Zoo: 3.2 million annual visitors
This world-famous 100-acre zoo houses over 3,700 animals, including three giant pandas. They also have several Galapagos tortoises, 24 koalas, meerkats, warthogs, Bornean sun bears, lions, giraffes, elephants, sea lion shows, polar bears, gorillas and so much more. They also own the nearby San Diego Zoo Safari Park, which is 30 miles away and is ranked as the 19th most-visited zoo in the country. Admission is $42 for adults and $32 for children.
2. Lincoln Park Zoo: 3 million annual visitors