Category Archives: Zoo

SEA LIFE Michigan – Activity Review

Sea Life Michigan Aquarium - In the Walkthrough Tunnel

SEA LIFE Michigan is a small aquarium located at Great Lakes Crossing Outlets with over 250 species of sea creatures. Visiting SEA LIFE Michigan, LEGOLAND Discovery Center, and shopping at Great Lakes Crossing is a fun day trip from Ann Arbor.

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Halloween at the Toledo Zoo

Halloween Events at the Toledo Zoo

The Toledo Zoo has three Halloween celebrations: Little Boo, Pumpkin Path, and Jumping Pumpkins in October. Little Boo and Pumpkin Path are trick or treat events through the zoo. Little Boo is designed for toddlers and preschoolers and is offered on Thursday and Friday, October 20th and 21st. Pumpkin Path is an all ages event and is offered on Saturday and Sunday, October 22nd and […]

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Don’t Miss Lights Before Christmas at Toledo Zoo

Big Tree at Lights Before Christmas

One of my favorite things about the holiday season are the light displays that can be found around town. Toledo Zoo’s Lights Before Christmas offers an amazing walk through display throughout the entire zoo. From the Giant Norway Spruce, which was called one of the top holiday trees in the nation by Travelocity in 2011, to the Dancing Lights near the […]

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Halloween Celebrations This Weekend – #TBT Pics from Past Years

There are some great Halloween Celebrations this weekend that start with Little Boo at the Zoo today in Toledo. For Throwback Thursday, I thought I’d take a moment to share some pictures from past years events. Halloween at the Toledo Zoo I love celebrating Halloween at the Toledo Zoo with Little Boo and Pumpkin Path. I definitely recommend Little Boo either today […]

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Ann Arbor Halloween Events for Kids

Ann Arbor Halloween Events

I love Halloween in Ann Arbor. There are always a lot of fun family Halloween Events around town and in surrounding communities. I must not be the only one who love Ann Arbor Halloween since the website has a spike in traffic every October with people looking for information on Halloween events. I will continue to add to the post as more events […]

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Halloween at the Toledo Zoo

Halloween Events at the Toledo Zoo

The Toledo Zoo has three Halloween celebrations: Little Boo, Pumpkin Path, and Jumping Pumpkins in October. Little Boo and Pumpkin Path are trick or treat events through the zoo. Little Boo is designed for toddlers and preschoolers and is offered on Thursday and Friday, October 22nd and 23rd. Pumpkin Path is an all ages event and is offered on Saturday and Sunday, October 24th […]

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A Visit to the Toledo Zoo & the New Aquarium

Toledo Zoo Africa

This morning my daughter and I joined her friend and his mom at the Toledo Zoo for a last summer excursion. Despite the heat, it was a perfect day at the zoo. It wasn’t too crowded since Ohio schools have already gone back to school. Our kids (4th graders) were definitely a lot bigger than many of the toddlers and preschoolers at the […]

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Dinosauria Returns to Detroit Zoo

Digging Fossils at the Detroit Zoo's Dinosauria

This summer the Detroit Zoo welcomes back Dinosauria. The Dinosauria exhibit features 40 animatronic dinosaurs in a 5 acre dinosaur park. The exhibit opened yesterday and will run through Labor Day (Monday, September 7). Dinosauria requires a special ticket in addition to your Detroit Zoo admission. Dinosauria costs $5/person. Children under 2 are admitted free of charge. We visited Dinosauria in the summer of 2011 […]

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End of March Weekend Roundup – March 27-29

Weekend Roundup March 27-29

The calendar (and Easter events in this week’s Weekend Roundup) definitely indicate that spring is here. But I’m not sure that the weather has gotten the message yet. I definitely don’t like seeing teens as overnight lows for Saturday and Sunday mornings and there were definite flurries around town today…it’s flurrying here as I type. This weekend marks the re-opening of the […]

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New Toledo Zoo Aquarium Opens This Weekend

It’s finally here, the new aquarium opens at the Toledo Zoo this weekend. There are grand opening celebrations planned for this weekend. About the New Toledo Zoo Aquarium The new Aquarium at the Toledo Zoo has been a huge undertaking. The new aquarium has almost 4x more total water volume than the old aquarium. The Reef is the largest new exhibit, and has nearly double […]

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