Lions, and tigers, and bears. Oh yeah! Rated the #1 attraction in the Greater Cincinnati area, the Cincinnati Zoo features animals, plants, and flowers from around the world. It was voted a Top-10 Best Zoo for Kids by Parents and Child magazines. Newsweek magazine also nicknamed the Zoo as the “Sexiest Zoo in America” because of its successful breeding programs for a variety of endangered animals and plants.
Over one million people visit the Zoo each year to be amused and amazed by the more than 500 animal exhibits and 3,000 plant species. The 2nd oldest Zoo in America, its immense Botanical Garden showcases spectacular spring flora gardens that include more than 90,000 tulip bulbs planted each year.
Make sure you don’t miss the holiday-themed PNC Festival of Lights featuring nearly two million LED lights and other attractions throughout the Zoo. So plan your visit, buy tickets online, then round up the family for a day of Zoo fun!
Fun things to do at the Cincinnati Zoo:
- PNC Festival of Lights - celebrate the holidays with lights, snacks, and exhibits (November 23 – January 1, 5-9pm)