At the St Louis Zoo, it's an adventure every time you visit!
The St Louis Zoo is set across 90 acres in a beautiful Forest Park, and is actually home to over 600 species of animals from ALL over the world. Many of these are rare and endangered, so kids will really have a treat to see something special as they walk around this popular zoo.
In fact, the zoo many have over 600 species of animals, but that equates to over 16,000 actual wild animals within the park. Pretty incredible!
You know what else we love about St Louis Zoo? It's one of the few zoos that offer FREE admission in the nation! Even more of a reason to head there!
This adorable zoo began back in 1910, and it's known for it's beautiful naturalistic exhibits, as well as it's diverse collection of animals from across major continents.
There are SO many things to do and see at St Louis Zoo. At the Rivers Edge, kids can see bush dogs, black rhinos, Asian elephants, cheetahs and hyenas. You can walk on The Wild side and experience grizzly bears, puffins, penguins, polar bears, primates and more.
The Discovery Center is home to the Emerson Children's Zoo, where kids can enjoy additional learning and hands-on fun as they discovery butterflies, and play with goats and guinea pigs, and even explore the Insectarium too!
Take a stroll through the Bird House and Garden, as well as the Primate House, or hoof it up to the Red Rocks as you're greeted by lions, jaguars, tigers, zebras, kangaroos, and other hoofed beasts.
Fancy a dip? Of course you do! Lakeside Crossing is where you can hang out poolside at the Caribbean Cove, open seasonally.
Let's not forget about those other activities that you can enjoy for a small admission, including the carousel, 4D theater, shows and railroad.
Could there be TOO much fun and learning to be had at this great Missouri day out for kids? Only one way to find out!