These 7 Petting Zoos In Illinois Are Fun For The Whole Family
It is not news that kids love the zoo. They stick their faces right up to the glass, point and gasp, and try to touch. While petting the adult lion or hungry grizzly bear in the cage just isn’t safe, there are other animals you can interact with. Petting zoos bring children of all ages closer to the animal kingdom in more ways than one.
If you’ve got an animal lover in your life, then you’ve got to check out these seven petting zoos and farms that let you get up close and personal. Keep scrolling for all the details.
We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/
An Illinois transplant who grew up and went to school in Indiana for 22 years, Elizabeth holds a BFA in creative writing and has enjoyed traveling across the country and parts of Europe. She has visited half of the states, as well as parts of Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean, and regularly travels home to the Hoosier State to see friends and family. With more than five years of writing experience, Elizabeth’s articles have been featured on several websites, and her poetry and short stories have been published in multiple literary journals.
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