Now that school is out for the summer, it’s time to have a little family fun. June is National Zoo and Aquarium Month, so what better way to spend time with your family then taking a trip to the zoo and aquariums in our area! Here are some great places to visit for plenty of family fun.
Gulf Breeze Zoo. Located just 35 minutes from Pensacola, the Gulf Breeze Zoo is a fantastic zoo that offers loads of up-close and hands-on experiences with animals. These activities include giraffe feeding, behind-the-scenes animal tours, a safari line train ride, Meet-a-Keeper animal talks, and more. Head to the park on Wednesday or Saturday and watch live alligator feedings at 2 pm. Tickets cost $15.95 for adults and $11.95 for children 2 through 12.
Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park. For some fun with our underwater friends, head to the Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park. This fun-filled place is located an hour from Pensacola in Fort Walton Beach. Enjoy a dynamic visit with animal encounters and animal feedings. There are daily shows that include dolphins, sea lions, and more. The park is open daily from 9:00 am to 5:30 pm.
These fantastic locations are the perfect place to celebrate National Zoo and Aquarium Month. Are there any favorite exhibits that you love? Share them with us at Pete Moore Mitsubishi below!