San Diego Zoo, Vacations with Kids, the Biggest Zoo in US, World’s Best Zoos

January 28, 2009 by  
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One of the best and the biggest zoos in the US is the San Diego Zoo. Dr. Harry Wegeforth, the San Diego Zoo’s founder, started this wonderful zoo in the year 1916. This zoo is also a botanical park with more than 700,000 plants. Dr. Harry brought plants and animals from all over the world, and now this zoo has become one of the most liked and visited zoos in the world. The kids love this zoo for the variety it offers. Get the San Diego Zoo coupons to save more money.

The San Diego Zoo is home to giant pandas, Africa’s lowland gorillas, tree kangaroos brought from New Guinea, Mongolia’s wild Przewalski horses, Galapagos’s giant tortoises, New Zealand’s long-billed kiwis, giraffes, emus, and many other exotic and rare species, making it an exotic and popular zoo. Watching so many animals living together and play at the San Diego Zoo is not to be missed!

Visit this zoo in a double-decker bus, and also see the smaller children’s zoo within the San Diego Zoo, which has a show of performing sea-lions, a noted attraction for the kids! It has a nursery for the baby animals, and also has a petting area where your children can hug the sheep and goats! Read more

New York City’s Central Park, Central Park Zoo, Vacations with Kids in NewYork City

September 13, 2008 by  
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The days you work so hard and daily jobs that makes you tired and stressful at the end of the day. So, you imagine being away from chores and want to discharge yourself in a relaxing place. To be with yourself or with your best friends and family, to taste the nature and at the same time to enjoy and collect memories. This is the description of what you can find in Central Park, an oasis of green and New York.

Your meeting with green, oxygen and deep breath will be real in Central Park. Opened in 1985, Central Park has so much to be seen within pastoral landmark. In this park, there are trees, shrubs, vines, rock, trails, and pathways. Lakes, fountains, cascades, bridges, gardens, statues, an obelisk, a fort, and a castle are available in Central park.

Central ParkYou can not only enjoy theatres, concert grounds, a great museum, and restaurants but also playgrounds, carousel, discovery centre, wild life centre, and a children’s zoo named as Central Park Zoo and Wildlife Center  . If you want to sunbathe or have a picnic, green grass offer you this pleasure. They have built places for jogging, biking, bird watching, chess playing, tai-chiing, tennis, volleyball, baseball, basketball. Other than these, you can also do sledding, ice-skating, inline skating, boating, model boating, hockeying. The hundreds of fascinating attractions, facilities, concerts and educational programs are only matched by the incredible landscape.

All in all, New York City’s Central Park is so all-inclusive that you will even coincide with what you do not expect.  Getting away the noise of city and relaxing in the nature will help you to start to week with a fresh mind. Come here and walk the various pathways, and you really do escape the hustle and bustle of the city.