Zoos in Lake Placid

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Tupper Lake
Aimed at children and families with loads of hands on and interactive elements, live exhibits and multi media shows, plus a truly natural outdoor play space, with piles of sticks, a fallen climbing tree and log drums.
Burlington
Our award-winning "green" building is set on upon the shores of beautiful Lake Champlain. Here you'll discover 60 species of fish, amphibians, and reptiles, major traveling exhibitions, and the multimedia Awesome Forces Theater.
Orwell
Independence Petting Farm is fun for all ages! Enjoy the animals and enjoy some time on the farm!
Gloversville
Over 500 animals on comfortable display from colorful birds to camels, bear and deer, the Zoo has a variety of animals and activities that are sure to please the whole family. Safari Ride available too.
Watertown
32 acres of beautiful, threatened or endangered animals, as well as the only zoo in the world to exhibit species native to New York State. A great day out for those animal loving families!
Aqua Zoo
(98 Miles)
Alexandria Bay
America's only family owned and operated seasonal Aquarium! View over 50 sparkling clear exhibits of fresh and saltwater fish, coral and invertebrate from around the world! Touch live sea creatures! Interesting and educational. Established 1996
Rome
The Fort Rickey Children's Discovery Zoo is a special kind of zoo with a focus on children and fun. Everything we do here centers on the understanding that, for kids, passive observation of zoo animals is not enough. Children need to be engaged.
Adams Farm
(111 Miles)
Wilmington
Petting farm, Rainbow Trout Fishing, Wagon rides, bonfires during the summer & fall, farm fresh meats and goat cheeses, maple syrup, and vermont. Horse-drawn sleigh rides during winter months.
Chittenango
Extensive and impressive zoo collections with great daily public programming, plus inflatable indoor play and petting zoo area.
Syracuse
Looking to get the kids out of the house and away from the TV? For wild adventures and tons of fun, explore some of the wonderful events and programs that take place year 'round at the Rosamond Gifford Zoo!
Magic Wings
(140 Miles)
South Deerfield
The 8,000-square foot conservatory is home to nearly 4,000 free-flying butterflies from all over the world. One of many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in Massachusetts
Lupa Zoo
(162 Miles)
Ludlow
Lupa Zoo is a conservation and education institution demonstrating the value, beauty and interdependence of all living things.
Springfield
The Zoo features exotic and indigenous animals representing a large variety of species found throughout the world and in North America.
Westford
At any given time, the atrium may contain up to 500 butterflies representing as many as 50 different species from around the world, although butterflies which are native to the New England region are featured whenever possible.
Goshen
- offers residents of CT, MA and NY the unusual opportunity of observing and learning about animals from North America, Africa, India, New Zealand, Asia and the Arctic. One of the many fun places to visit if you're looking for things to do in Connect...
Bolton
Animal Adventures offers hands-on exotic animal programs that are a fun, learning experience, no matter what birthday you are celebrating from 1-100. Meet the animals, hear interesting stories and information about them, and get up-close. Controlled...
Binghamton
Offers a conservationist zoological experience with naturalistic enclosures containing a wide range of animals, reptiles and birds; plus educational activity stations.
Gray
The Park serves as a permanent home for a wonderful array of wildlife that cannot survive in the wild. Over 30 species of native Maine wildlife are kept for protection, healing, and for you to enjoy and learn more about.
Smolak Farms
(182 Miles)
North Andover
Visit the Smolak Farms, you will find animals such as Baby sheep, llamas, alpacas, golden pheasants, fallow deer, peafowl, goats, zebu cow, swans, rabbits, chickens and so much more!
York Beach
A great place to enjoy beautiful wild animals and fun rides.
Stone Zoo
(192 Miles)
Stoneham
Highlights of Stone Zoo's collection include the snow leopards of Himalayan Highlands, bald eagles of Yukon Creek, hornbills and emperor tamarins of Windows to the Wild, and jaguars and cougars of Treasures of the Sierra Madre.
Brooksby Farm
(193 Miles)
Peabody
Plenty of friendly farm animals and a small playground for children under about 5 to enjoy before learning about fruit.
Southwicks Zoo
(195 Miles)
Mendon
The Skyfari Sky Ride takes you over the Deer Forest, then up close to the Chimp Exhibit, onward as you “fly” over the Mandrills, soar over the Camels and Watusi... An amazing ride.... all you need to do, is just sit back and enjoy the beauty a...
Seneca Park Zoo
(196 Miles)
Rochester
An expansive zoo experience with a friendly local park feel, top exhibits include the penguin pool, the cougar viewing tunnel and the rare white rhinos.
New England Aquarium
(2)
(198 Miles)
Boston
Coral reefs, from the Bahamas and the tropical Pacific to Australia. Meet lionfish and stonefish, some of the most poisonous fish in the sea. Great idea for family places to visit if you're looking for fun things to do in Boston with kids.
Dorchester
Great Zoo divided into 10 main areas: Tropical Forest, Serengeti, Kalahari Kingdom, Outback, Giraffe Savannah, Bird World, Butterfly Landing, Children's World, Tiger and African Wild Dogs
Queensbury
Over 30 rides and attractions, including the brand new Wiggles World area featuring a fun experience specifically designed for the kids, for a varied theme park experience that is sure to entertain the entire family.
Peru
Exciting rides and attractions for all the family, including: miniature golf, alpine slide, climbing wall, trampolines, The Big Splash water slide and loads more!
Santa's Village
(123 Miles)
Jefferson
A Christmas theme park featuring wonderful rides, great shows and our awesome water park Ho Ho H2O! Ride the Skyway Sleigh, Yule Log Flume, Rudy's Rapid Transit Coaster or Great Humbug Adventure. Watch award winning shows plus visit with Santa and fe...
Jefferson
Take a quick trip and dip on the Tomahawk Run Waterslide, a shorter run down the Cheyenne Falls Children's Waterslide, or simply relax and play in our very own Fort Splash wading pool! Or have some fun on the go karts and much much more!
Look Park
(149 Miles)
Florence
Look Park is a place of both active and passive recreation including exciting seasonal attractions such as Bumper Boats, Pedal Boats, 18 holes of Mini-Golf, and a Steamer Train ride!
Agawam
Thrill seekers come in all sizes. That's why we have tons of great fun for little ones to enjoy on their own and with parents. These rides spin, fly and promise to take kids on magical journeys that are perfect for their height and age.
Spooky World
(171 Miles)
Salem
Salem, New Hampshire is the NEW headquarters for Halloween fun in New England.
Bristol
Whether it's chills or thrills that make you happy, Lake Compounce has the best of both, and then some! Play all day on rides like Boulder Dash, Zoomerang and Thunder n' Lightning. Chill near the lake in Anchor Bay, Clipper Cove and Mammoth Falls.
Rochester
A family fun amusement and watermark overlooking Lake Ontario filled with roller coasters, thrill rides, live shows and a whole watermark for every one to enjoy.
Middlebury
More than 2 dozen outdoor amusements, rides and attractions ranging from toddler friendly and gentle to frankly terrifying.
5-WITS
(197 Miles)
Boston
Do you have the nerve to go head to head with Pharaoh? 5W!TS presents a mind-bending adventure of sights, sounds and action that's sure to get under your skin!
Lake George
Water Slide World is a great water park on the East Coast, with over 35 water slides, attractions and services, including Hurricane Harbor Wave Pool. One of the many family places to go if you're looking for fun things to do in New York with kids
Old Forge
Enchanted Forest/Water Safari is New York's Largest Water Theme Park with a day of fun for the entire family! From splashtacular water rides, to classic amusement rides, fun food, exciting games, storybook characters, a family circus show and more, t...
Queensbury
Enjoy the perfect storm of fun on the brand-new Tornado - Get drenched in 150 different ways on Paul Bunyan's Bucket Brigade
Lincoln
Check out our 12 slides, wave pool, lazy river, kiddie play place, Oasis Beach Bar and waveside entertainment every weekend in July and August! One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in New Hampshire
East Durham
Splash in Riptide Cove Wave Pool, Zoom down giant winding water slides, careening 300 feet to splash down in the canyon below. Challenge a 10,000 gallon-a-minute Wild River Ride rafting down a 600-ft. chute. Twist, turn and splash in total darkness ...
Kahuna Laguna
(139 Miles)
North Conway
is 40,000 sqare feet of tropically themed wet adventure, with four high speed water slides, wave pool with body surfing and water basketball; plus family fun pool with interactive features and summer outdoor facility too.
Candia
is a locally-owned and family-run business inspired by New Hampshire's great outdoors, combining the tranquility and beauty of nature with the fun, excitement and adventure of a state of the art water park.
Water Country
(182 Miles)
Portsmouth
offers a variety of water-based activities for all ages and all swim levels including slides, rides, waves, sprays and features on all sides.
Saco
At Funtown USA, fun comes in all shapes and sizes. The park is the home of Maine's only wooden roller coaster Excalibur, Northern New England's largest vertical thrill ride Dragon's Descent, New England's longest and tallest log flume ride Thunder Fa...
Saco
Maine's largest water park. The park offers a day of fun and excitement for all ages. From high speed water slides to relaxing on a tube in the wave pool to a round of mini golf. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to...
West Hartford
Great park with a new summer splash pad offering interactive play features. Free!
Douglas
Everyone will enjoy swimming in crystal-clear Whitins Reservoir, riding our (3) 300'waterslides (all with unlimited rides!), or just relaxing in our clean well-groomed grounds.
Splashdown Beach
(189 Miles)
Fishkill
Splashdown Beach features water rides for all ages and fun for the whole family. Great rides include Pirate's Plunge, Buccaneer Bay is geared to young children + loads of other rides. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for thin...

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