travelgrove Travel Tips
 

Sedgwick County Zoo, Wichita, Kansas

 
00
    
Legend
  • Family & Fun travel tip
  • City center
Distance from city center: 1.2mi
Johan's pictureby Johan Family & Fun travel tip
added on the 25th of January, 2011
A really child friendly zoo where kids can step up on ledges to see the animals better and with a giraffe feeding area which is maybe the most entertaining part of the whole Sedgwick County Zoo. At least as far as I could see, that was the area where the children looked most happy, and I can even understand why.

The zoo is open every so that is great, because you don't have to plan around their calendar. If you go during summer, the place (of course) is much greener and the some of the animals are even livelier. The only negative I found was that there are some animals which are in cages and that was really sad.

Address:
5555 Zoo Blvd, Wichita, KS 67212, USA

Price:
Kids $7.50, adults $12

Opening Hours:
8:30am-5pm daily (in winter from 10am)

On the web:
http://www.scz.org/

 
Pig In Pig Out BBQOld Cowtown Museum
 
 
 
Family & Fun
tips

Recent travel tips for Wichita

  • Old Cowtown Museum
    A history museum that lives. There is nothing more interesting and engaging than traveling back in time, and at the Old Cowtown Museum that is what you do. Once you enter the museum grounds you are transported back to the end of the 19th [...]
    D: 4.1mi00
  • Pig In Pig Out BBQ
    This restaurant was voted one of the best barbecue restaurants in Wichita and with reason. They have one of the tastiest ribs and barbecue sauce in town. I tried them and they tasted delicious. Pig In Pig Out BBQ is a great place for those [...]
    D: 5.6mi00
  • Exploration Place
    A lots of interesting exhibits, and a lot of fun objects all add up to the entertaining aspect of the Exploration Place educational center. Though being open for more than 10 years, some of the scientific gadgets may be going out of date, [...]
    D: 5mi00
  • Old Town Wichita
    Though it may be the historic district of the town and truly the buildings, warehouses and lampposts are all the original, though renovated 'accessories' of the district, the Old Town Wichita, however, is now the home of arts and [...]
    D: n/a00
  • Great Plains Nature Center
    You are able to see and learn about the prairie wildlife, flora and fauna by touring Free the Great Plains Nature Center. Though it is not a major visitor center, it is still an educational sight, where you can gather various informations [...]
    D: 8.9mi00

Things about Wichita you may be interested in

 
 
 
guides

Recommended

Wichita Sights

The Botanica is spread over 9.5 acres of land and features themed gardens. The most cherished ones include the woodland glades, the aquatic collection, teaching garden, rose garden, scenery garden and the butterfly garden.The Old Cowtown Museum It is a place where history can be studied and experienced at its best. There are dramatic clashes of the Victorian ideals along with the economic [...]
 
 
 

More travel tips you might be interested in

Ulm, Germany
There are some nice possibilities to go for shopping, in the city center and at some shopping malls.
Shopping: If you want to go shopping...

Nantes, France
Verne was born in Nantes and the Museum was opened for the occasion of the 150th anniversary of his birth. It's a great place for everyone who...
History & Culture: Jules Verne Museum

 

Avebury, United Kingdom
This village, Avebury is located in Wiltshire, in southern England. Here you can find the largest neolithic stone circle in England constructed...
Outdoors Activities: Avebury Henge

Gythion, Greece
If you want to reach other cities from there, go to the main bus station in the city center, directly adjacent to the harbour.
Public Transportation: Reaching other cities from Gythion

 

Killarney, Ireland
Don't forget to take a boat trip on the lakes of Killarney, it is a wonderful experience, something you will never forget. The landscape is...
Outdoors Activities: The Lakes of Killarney

Stockholm, Sweden
It is definitely a must if you are in the area. The museum and the city zoo are together, it's a perfect family program as well. The Skansen...
Outdoors Activities: Skansen open-air museum

 

Las Vegas, Nevada
Yeah right... not much history in Las Vegas. But then if you are looking at Vegas history, the only place really is old town Las Vegas. It's not...
History & Culture: History in Vegas?

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
This brewpub, located in northern Philly, has been redesigned from a former ironworks factory and offers locally brewed beer for customers in a...
Sightseeing: Yards Brewing Company in Philadelphia

 

Santa Cruz, California
The Mystery Spot is probably one of the weirdest man-made places you can see anywhere on earth. If you've seen any of those surrealist paintings of...
Sightseeing: The Mystery Spot in Santa Cruz

Sunnyvale, California
Going to visit family n friends in paradise!
General: Family n friends

 
 
 
 
   Welcome to Travelgrove  register tell a friend bookmark it 
 
 
*