Traveling with young children or even teenagers can be a difficult task. Most children want to do one activity while parents would prefer to do another. To try and find an activity that is fun for everyone you should consider taking a trip to one of the top 5 zoo’s in the USA. There are zoos located all over the USA, but why not find the one that is exciting and will truly entertain the whole family for an entire day or even a few days.
The first zoo on the list of 5 top zoo’s in the USA is the San Diego Zoo. This zoo is obviously located in San Diego, California and it is considered the city’s most popular tourist attraction. There are over 800 different species of animals to look at and more than 4,000 animals inhabit the shocking 100 acres of land the zoo sits on. Looking is not the only activity to do in the San Diego zoo. There is a botanical garden to tour and guided bus tours as well. This will entertain the whole family for at least a day if not two days.
The Bronx Zoo has earned its place of second on the list of 5 top zoo’s in the USA. This zoo is considered the largest metropolitan zoo. The Bronx Zoo is actually 265 acres, is the home to over 600 species, and is home to over 4,000 animals. The animals are not the only thing to look at in the Bronx Zoo. All of the animal habitats are also something to see.
The third zoo on the list of 5 top zoo’s in the USA is the Philadelphia Zoo. The Philadelphia zoo is actually the oldest zoo in the United States of America. It opened its doors in 1874 and continues to be one of the top zoos to visit. The Philadelphia zoo sits on 42 acres of land and is home to over 1,300 animals.
The fourth zoo on the list of 5 top zoo’s in the USA is the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium. This is the infamous zoo of Jungle Jack Hanna who you might have seen on the Late Night With David Letterman. Jungle Jack is actually the director of this zoo.
Disney Animal Kingdom is the final zoo on the list of 5 top zoos in America. This zoo is a great way to break up the rides in the other kingdoms and is truly jaw dropping beautiful. The zoo sits on 500 acres and is home to over 1,700 animals.