Zoos in Rochester

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York Beach
A great place to enjoy beautiful wild animals and fun rides.
Smolak Farms
(43 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!
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.
Brooksby Farm
(52 Miles)
Peabody
Plenty of friendly farm animals and a small playground for children under about 5 to enjoy before learning about fruit.
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.
Stone Zoo
(58 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.
New England Aquarium
(2)
(65 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.
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...
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
West Boothbay Harbor
Depicting the rocky coast of Maine, visitors to the aquarium will find 15 regional exhibits including 2 touch tanks with invertebrates and sharks tucked into the rocky coast of Maine. Presentations and educational programs available.
Southwicks Zoo
(91 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...
Norton
Charming and compassionate animal sanctuary caring long term for now over 200 abandoned and mistreated creatures the kids can watch.
Attleboro
Combined with an award-winning playground and exciting educational programs, the Zoo is sure to delight the young and young at heart. Whether it's watching the Lions wrestle, coming face-to-face with a Snow Monkey, staring at a snake or relaxing in o...
Adams Farm
(98 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.
Magic Wings
(99 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
Providence
Home to approximately 130 species of rare and fascinating animals from around the world including elephants, giraffes, snow leopards, kangaroos, moon bears, gibbons and many others, all in naturalistic settings. Plus play area.
Lupa Zoo
(108 Miles)
Ludlow
Lupa Zoo is a conservation and education institution demonstrating the value, beauty and interdependence of all living things.
Ocean Explorium
(115 Miles)
New Bedford
Educational marine resource with Living Exhibits and touch tanks, hands on learning in the Explorers' Zone, Discovery Bay with toys and activities, and a 3D planetary display.
New Bedford
The Zoo's Education Department and zookeeper staff offer a range of programs to enhance your zoo experience. See how zookeepers provide enrichment activities to keep the zoo's animals active and healthy. Learn about biofacts and how animals live in t...
Springfield
The Zoo features exotic and indigenous animals representing a large variety of species found throughout the world and in North America.
Tiverton
Experience The Miracle Of Living Tropical Butterflies in the Summer Exhibit in Tiverton, Rhode Island. Walk through the exhibit and have these colorful creatures of nature flying around you. Learn To Plant A Butterfly Garden, Mount, Preserve & Collec...
ZooQuarium
(121 Miles)
West Yarmouth
Get an up close look at the friendly animals in the farmyard and discover how they came to be such an important part of the human life. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do in Cape Cod for kids
Orwell
Independence Petting Farm is fun for all ages! Enjoy the animals and enjoy some time on the farm!
Woods Hole
Kids especially love the "touch tank," where they can reach into tide pools filled with starfish and sea cucumbers. Other displays include sea turtles, lobster and wolffish. One of many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with ...
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.
Mystic Aquarium
(142 Miles)
Mystic
Visitors encounter ocean animals in an exciting new way: no scuba gear required! Whether you're touching a ray, feeling the splash of a beluga whale or going beak-to-nose with a penguin, you'll be closer to ocean life than you ever thought possible!
Bar Harbour
A great day out for famillies, a personal and hands-on experience, that takes in the Maine Lobster Museum, Marsh Tour, and Lobster Hatchery. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in Maine
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...
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.
Bridgeport
Over 300 American species with varying exhibits and educational programming for families, including unique pop up viewing areas within the Prairie Dog exhibit.
The Wild Center
(184 Miles)
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.
Riverhead
Prepare for a voyage of undersea discovery at the only public Aquarium on Long Island, offering interactive fun, adventure, and education. Take a Shark Dive, snorkel with tropical fish, feed a stingray, watch a sea lion show, and more.
Manorville
The Long Island Game Farm Wildlife and Children's Zoo features hundreds of animals, including an 18-foot giraffe, red kangaroos, kinkajous, cougars, Barbados sheep, peacocks, and the only lemurs born and bred on Long Island. We have various breeds of...
Manorville
Children's petting farm where you can bottle feed baby pigs, cows, goats and lambs, ride the trains and see the 'Super Cow' Musical Puppet Show!
Norwalk
The Maritime Aquarium inspires people of all ages to appreciate Long Island Sound and protect it for future generations. A vibrant and entertaining learning environment, the Maritime Aquarium achieves this goal through living exhibits, marine science...
Spooky World
(38 Miles)
Salem
Salem, New Hampshire is the NEW headquarters for Halloween fun in New England.
5-WITS
(67 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!
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!
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...
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!
Look Park
(109 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.
Narragansett
There is nothing like Adventureland anywhere else in Rhode Island, and with good reason. Adventureland is fun for all ages; exciting for both kids and adults.
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.
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.
Middlebury
More than 2 dozen outdoor amusements, rides and attractions ranging from toddler friendly and gentle to frankly terrifying.
Water Country
(21 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.
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.
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...

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