Kansas City Zoo

The 200-acre zoo in Swope Park opens up a world of exotic animals in exhibits like the Polar Bear Passage, Great Ape House, Australia, Africa, Tiger Trail, Gibbon Island, Tropics (an indoor rain forest) and the Discovery Barn. Railroad and tram carry visitors to points of interest. African Sky Safari carries you over the African Plains exhibit, 35 feet above the ground.

6700 Zoo Dr. in Swope Park, 816.513.5700, www.kansascityzoo.org

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