California Day Trips


Zoos and Aquariums in California
California is home to wide range of zoos and aquariums several of which are world class destinations. Many of these facilities also have beautiful gardens featuring lush vegetation and thousands of plants from around the world. Northern California offers the San Francisco Zoo, the largest zoological park in the area. Central California features the Monterey Bay Aquarium and Southern California has the world famous San Diego. By

San Francisco Zoo Northern California's largest zoological park and conservation center. Over 250 different animal in naturalistic surroundings nestled against the Pacific Ocean. on the Great Highway. Affordable family fun.
Sacramento Zoo The "Little Zoo in the Park" opened in 1927. The focus of the zoo has shifted from showcasing as many animals as possible, to creating a recreational and fun experience. Affordable and fun family day trip.
Safari West Wildlife Preserve The spirit of Africa in the Wine Country. Lets you take a trip to Africa without leaving the Golden State. Safari West is a former sheep ranch transformed into an African Safari adventure.
Aquarium of the Bay provides a window to the Bay that focuses on its distinctive ecosystems to entertain, educate and inspire preservation of natural resources.
Monterey Bay Aquarium Over 2 million people visit each year. Located on Historic Cannery Row in Monterey Bay the Aquarium has world class exhibits and a view of Monterey Bay.
Bryan Preserve Located in Point Arena is a wildlife preserve with two kinds of zebra species and several species of antelope. Reservations are a must to visit the preserve.
Oakland Zoo Located in 525-acre Knowland Park, the Zoo is home to more than 440 native and exotic animals. There is also a kids zoo with plenty of hands-on fun. .
The San Diego Zoo Home to more than 4,000 rare and endangered animals representing more than 800 species and subspecies. Offers a full day of family fun in San Diego.
Aquarium of the Pacific takes visitors on a journey through three regions of the Pacific Ocean. The Aquarium features a 350,000-gallon Tropical Reef Habitat.
The Los Angeles Zoo collection of 1,200 animals from around the world. Kids enjoy barn yard animals at the Family Children’s Zoo. Located in Griffith Park.
San Diego Zoo Safari Park Huge wildlife sanctuary that is home to more than 3,500 animals representing more than 400 species. Discount tickets and vacation packages.
Fresno Chaffee Zoo continues to be the most popular attraction in the city of Fresno, and one of the most popular in Central California. take a walk-through Tropical Rain Forest.
The Sequoia Park Zoo The only municipal zoological gardens on the Pacific Coast between San Francisco and Portland. Located on 5 acres northeast of Sequoia Park.
Birch Aquarium at Scripps Set against a breathtaking view of the Pacific Ocean, the Birch Aquarium at Scripps is home to more than 350 species of marine life.
Santa Barbara Zoo In addition to over 600 animals, the Zoo offers the Gift Store, an enclosed carousel and two C. P. Huntington trains to complete your visit.

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