One of the main attractions in Jacksonville, Florida is its zoo. “Where you can discover the earth’s wildlife through interactive and educational experiences” says the Jacksonville zoo. For example the zoo provides Zoo keeper talks where you can talk with the zookeeper's and learn about the animals. The Jacksonville Zoo is now one of the top 20 zoos in the country. The best part of the Jacksonville zoo and gardens is the Zoo Train and Carousel ride. It takes you around the whole zoo. This is great for hot days, or just in case you get a little tired walking the kids around.
There is so much to see with over 2,000 animals and 1,000 plants on 117 acres. There are Mammals, Amphibians, Birds, Reptiles ,Invertebrates, or fish. The children really enjoy the zoo with all its entertaining themes like touching the Sting Ray Bay, Giraffe overlook, African loop, and so much more.
The best part about the zoo is that it’s affordable. All tickets are 20 plus kids under 3 get in for free. If you have a military, school, or triple A id you receive additional percentage off. You also do not have to worry about packing a snack the zoo offers 3 different places to eat Palm Plaza Cafe, Trout River Grille, and Village Sweet Shop.
To learn more please visit www.http://jacksonvillezoo.org.