Admission-Free, The Henry Vilas Zoo In Wisconsin Is The Perfect Day Trip Destination

Having fun doesn’t have to break the bank. In fact, you can have a wildly good time without spending a dime…all it takes is a visit to Henry Vilas Zoo. One of only a few free zoos in North America, a visit is a real treat. But don’t assume its admission-free status means it’s lacking. In addition to hundreds of animals, the zoo boasts amazing tours, opportunities for animal encounters, and the chance to dine with polar bears. Take a look:

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Henry Vilas Zoo is open daily, from 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m., year-round. For more information, call (608) 266–4732. You can also visit the Henry Vilas Zoo website or Facebook page.

Did you know about this zoo? Ever visited? If so, what’d you think? Know of another amazing admission-free attraction? Tell us in the comments section.

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