Located in suburban Chicago, the Brookfield Zoo offers visitors a vast array of animals in spacious and naturalistic environments. This zoo is spread out over 200 acres and features attractions like a children's zoo, butterfly garden, and an innovative family park where children can learn about wildlife conservation in a fun setting.
The Brookfield Zoo is split into various sections. Explore different continents at exhibits like the Living Coast that recreates the shore of South America with underwater viewing platforms, complete with penguins and waves overhead. Discover apes in Tropic World or get a look at elephants, leopards, tigers or giraffes spread throughout the park.
A trip to the Brookfield Zoo is not just fun, it's educational too. This zoo has docents throughout the park ready to tell you all about the animals. Zookeepers host daily zoo chats where they answer questions and even let you participate in feeding times. Every animal exhibit has educational material to help you better understand them and the zoo offers various classes and summer camps.
Brookfield Zoo is definitely a family-friendly park with several playgrounds, wading pools and a carousel. During the summer months, the zoo has misters along the pathways to keep you cool. There are many snack shops, picnic groves and of course, there are souvenir shops galore where you can find that must-have keepsake of your trip.
After a day of animal watching, it’s nice to know there are Choice Hotels near Brookfield Zoo which make it easy for you to wind down in calm and peaceful accommodations. Book a room with us today.
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