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The ‘Magnificent’ New Animals at One of America’s Best Zoos

While checking off our summer bucket list I was reminded about the NEW macaw exhibit at the Indianapolis Zoo. It opened earlier this summer and we just now had the chance to see it! These beautiful birds are one of the Read more >

Families Can’t Believe the Fun at This Indiana Zoo

From petting a string ray to feeding the giraffes, there are so many reasons why the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo ranks among the top mid-sized zoos in the country and is one of the top attractions in Northeast Indiana. My Read more >

Summer is the Time to ‘Tak-in’ a Hoosier Zoo

The sun is shining which means thousands of animals throughout Indianas zoos are smiling — at least the ones that like warm weather. Indianas zoos have a plethora of opportunities to view traditional animals like giraffes to the unusual like Read more >

A Howling Good Time at Wolf Park & Brunos Pizza in West Lafayette

During our recent visit to Lafayette, we planned a visit to Wolf Park in the town of Battle Ground, 15 minutes away.This is a non-profit organization that strives with a staff of volunteers to learn more about wolves and educate Read more >

Fort Wayne Childrens Zoo Turns 50!

If youve had Visit the Fort Wayne Childrens Zoo on your familys bucket list, make plans to get there this summer. Theres never been a better time! The Fort Wayne Childrens Zoo, which opened April 25, is kicking off a Read more >

Indiana Zoos

The weather is getting warmer. I know, it seems almost unbelievable, but it is. So what better way to celebrate than to visit one of Indiana’s great zoos! Potawatomi Zoo (South Bend) – Last summer, my daughter and I headed Read more >

Wolf Park’s Annual Holiday Party

Get ready because Santa and his Elves will be arriving on the Purdue Boilermaker Special Train this Saturday at Wolf Park! Wolf Park is hosting a holiday party for the wolves (and for kids too!) from 1-4 p.m. on Saturday, Read more >

A Trip to the Zoo in December

Recently, my destination marketing class took a trip to the Indianapolis Zoo for its annual Christmas at the Zoo event. While going to an outdoor attraction during the coldest time of the year seemed a little ridiculous to me, my Read more >

Frogs Hopping to the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis

There was a collective tantrum thrown by toddlers all over Indiana a few weeks ago, as the popular Dora and Diego exhibit left the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis. But this museum is never one to disappoint, especially little ones, so Read more >