500 Edgewood Ave., Akron, OH 44307
May-Oct., 10 AM-5 PM daily; Nov.-Apr., 11 AM-4 PM daily; closed major holidays; Cost: Adults $9; seniors $7; children (ages 2-14) $5.50; members free; group rates available
With 36 educational and interactive exhibits, visitors can get nose to nose with more than 700 exotic animals from around the world—including jaguars, snow leopards, Komodo dragons, lemurs and condors. Discover the Akron Zoo—you’ve never been this close!
This institution is #3 on the locator map.