USA August 08, 2019
The Small Town Petting Zoo That’s Worthy Of A Road Trip
Clear blue skies, friendly animals, and amazing hospitality – you’ll find all three of these things at this unique farm in Connecticut. Flamig Farm dates all the way back to 1907, and it’s full of picturesque landscapes. In addition to the quaint shops and stunning horseback rides, this lovely destination has adorable animals you can say hello to. This small town petting zoo is worthy of a road trip.
When you arrive at Flamig Farm, a bright red barn will catch your eye.
You'll notice a quirky piece of art painted on the side. If you look closely, you'll see that it's the word "eggs" spelled backward. According to their website, Flamig Farm was not allowed to advertise on their property, so they decided to write the word backward instead!
Flamig Farm's walkable petting zoo is full of excitement.
Say hello to Yin and Yang, two sweet baby sheep. All of the animals at Flamig Farm are friendly and eager to meet you.
The ponies and donkeys love being fed.
Flamig Farm sells bags of grain so you can feed the animals right out of your hand. This cute activity is fun for those who are young and young-at-heart. One cup of grain costs $2.10 and three cups cost $5.20.
Stop by and greet the adorable pigs.
This giant petting zoo has everything! After greeting these goofy animals, you can enjoy a lunch in Flamig Farm's tranquil picnic area. This all-day activity is non-stop fun.
Everyone loves petting the alpacas.
It's not every day you get to hang out with an alpaca. These soft and furry animals have tons of personality.
The calves are unbelievably cute.
These sweet babies are always a joy.
After you've explored Flamig Farm's extraordinary petting zoo, you can embark on a wonderful horseback adventure.
Pony rides are offered every Saturday and Sunday and cost just $5.20. This is the perfect way to introduce kiddos to these magnificent animals.
You'll fall in love with this gorgeous petting zoo.
Flamig Farm's petting zoo is open from 9 a.m to 5 p.m every day from April to November.
Address: 7 Shingle Mill Road, West Simsbury, CT 06092.
To learn more, visit Flamig Farm's
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