Depending on your child's animal interests, plan a trip to a great aquarium, zoo, or petting zoo in your area.
Five Fun Animal Adventures For Kids
Check out the whale sharks and manta rays in the world's largest aquarium exhibit at the Georgia Aquarium, Atlanta, GA.
Go on a Stroller Safari at the Palm Beach Zoo, West Palm Beach, FL.
Experience an African Safari at the San Diego Zoo, San Diego, CA.
Tour an underwater reef community at the Shedd Aquarium, Chicago, IL.
Explore what happens in America's rivers at the National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium, Port of Dubuque, IA.
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