Cincinnati Zoo-Botanical Grdns

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If you are new to Cincinnati, this is the FIRST family membership that I would recommend that you buy. We go to the zoo year-round, and even in very inclement weather it is still worth a visit, you just have to plan a bit so you can run from indoor exhibit to indoor exhibit. I wish that the old parking lot was still open, but I do love the new entrance and my kids love the escalator and bridge. The food is also not outrageously priced (although drinks are, in my opinion) especially if you have a membership and use the member discount. Try to go in the early fall once the kids are back in school and tourist season is over, the summer months can be VERY crowded.

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If you are new to Cincinnati, this is the FIRST family membership that I would recommend that you buy. We go to the zoo year-round, and even in very inclement weather it is still worth a visit, you just have to plan a bit so you can run from indoor exhibit to indoor exhibit. I wish that the old parking lot was still open, but I do love the new entrance and my kids love the escalator and bridge. The food is also not outrageously priced (although drinks are, in my opinion) especially if you have a membership and use the member discount. Try to go in the early fall once the kids are back in school and tourist season is over, the summer months can be VERY crowded.

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Wow, what a fun experience it is going to the Cincinnati, Ohio Zoo. The animals were fun to watch and the beautiful flowers showed a lot of time put in to caring for the up keep . Reasonable prices throughout out the park.

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Wow, what a fun experience it is going to the Cincinnati, Ohio Zoo. The animals were fun to watch and the beautiful flowers showed a lot of time put in to caring for the up keep . Reasonable prices throughout out the park.

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My family went here many of times they are very affordable and they have a lot of different kind of animals. Their staff is very knowledgeable and friendly. It's a great place for children to learn about the different kinds of animals.

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My family went here many of times they are very affordable and they have a lot of different kind of animals. Their staff is very knowledgeable and friendly. It's a great place for children to learn about the different kinds of animals.

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I visited the zoo this past year and was pleasantly surprised. The upkeep is very good and the animals look relatively content. There's also a children's playground that will save the day.

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I visited the zoo this past year and was pleasantly surprised. The upkeep is very good and the animals look relatively content. There's also a children's playground that will save the day.

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This zoo is a great day trip. The animals are so close and not enclosed in cages. There is small train and carousel for the children. The grounds are covered with beautiful flowers.

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This zoo is a great day trip. The animals are so close and not enclosed in cages. There is small train and carousel for the children. The grounds are covered with beautiful flowers.

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We try to visit the Cincy zoo as often as possible even though we are 3 hours away! It has such a nice, family atmosphere that we can really enjoy it without worrying about crowds. It is very cost efficient for you to enjoy with your family. The animals all seem to be taken well care of too.

PROS: Nice atmosphere
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We try to visit the Cincy zoo as often as possible even though we are 3 hours away! It has such a nice, family atmosphere that we can really enjoy it without worrying about crowds. It is very cost efficient for you to enjoy with your family. The animals all seem to be taken well care of too.

PROS: Nice atmosphere
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I've been visiting this zoo since I was a child, I just love it. They have a huge variety of animals, and they take very good care of them. The park is large, clean and well kempt. Prices are good and parking is spacious. They have a train, tram and lots of shops. They have tons of exhibits and other things to do. This is a great place to take the family!

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I've been visiting this zoo since I was a child, I just love it. They have a huge variety of animals, and they take very good care of them. The park is large, clean and well kempt. Prices are good and parking is spacious. They have a train, tram and lots of shops. They have tons of exhibits and other things to do. This is a great place to take the family!

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My kids absolutly love going here. Their faces light up at all the animals. They have tons of differen't exhibits. I love the shows they have with the animals. Only thing is, your going to spend a pretty penny here. After parking, admission, food and drinks, it's very easy to said bye bye to 200 bucks.

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My kids absolutly love going here. Their faces light up at all the animals. They have tons of differen't exhibits. I love the shows they have with the animals. Only thing is, your going to spend a pretty penny here. After parking, admission, food and drinks, it's very easy to said bye bye to 200 bucks.

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The Zoo and Botanical Gardens is a great place to visit-espcially with families of young children. The gardens are beautiful and the zoo is clean with lots of fascinating animals to watch. Everything appears to be well taken care of. They also have some great education programs!

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The Zoo and Botanical Gardens is a great place to visit-espcially with families of young children. The gardens are beautiful and the zoo is clean with lots of fascinating animals to watch. Everything appears to be well taken care of. They also have some great education programs!

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I love the Cincinnati Zoo. They have some of the rarest animals as I am sure many places do, but it is always nice to go. The place is always clean and prices are very reasonable. The Festival of Lights during Christmas is a sight to behold. Definitely a Cincinnati Treasure.

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I love the Cincinnati Zoo. They have some of the rarest animals as I am sure many places do, but it is always nice to go. The place is always clean and prices are very reasonable. The Festival of Lights during Christmas is a sight to behold. Definitely a Cincinnati Treasure.

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Everyone has heard of the Cincinnati Zoo right? The Cincinnati Zoo is the perfect place for an afternoon outing with the family. They have tons of attractions, including the world famous Manatees. There is a moderate amount of food selections, including STARBUCKS! There is no place better to bring children than the Zoo. Im amazed to see how children are just fascinated day after day with the Zoo. The admission price/cost of food is a bit steep, but heyits for the kids.

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Everyone has heard of the Cincinnati Zoo right? The Cincinnati Zoo is the perfect place for an afternoon outing with the family. They have tons of attractions, including the world famous Manatees. There is a moderate amount of food selections, including STARBUCKS! There is no place better to bring children than the Zoo. Im amazed to see how children are just fascinated day after day with the Zoo. The admission price/cost of food is a bit steep, but heyits for the kids.

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The Cincinnati Zoo is probably the top attraction in cincinnati. It is also one of the top 10 zoos in the country. It is a great place to spend quality time with your family. We usually visit in Spring or Fall and the kids love it. As for adults there is always something new and interesting each time. One of our most memorable visits was the first year birthday bash for the Asian Elephant Ganesh. I was a lot of fun. Other top attractions are the manatee exhibit, the tigers, snakes, gorillas, Sumatran Rhinos, Komodo dragons and eagles.

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The Cincinnati Zoo is probably the top attraction in cincinnati. It is also one of the top 10 zoos in the country. It is a great place to spend quality time with your family. We usually visit in Spring or Fall and the kids love it. As for adults there is always something new and interesting each time. One of our most memorable visits was the first year birthday bash for the Asian Elephant Ganesh. I was a lot of fun. Other top attractions are the manatee exhibit, the tigers, snakes, gorillas, Sumatran Rhinos, Komodo dragons and eagles.

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The Cincinnati Zoo is one of the best zoos in the country. Excellent exhibits, neat animal shows, gorgeous botanical gardens. If you don't have a season pass (and I highly recommend that you get one!) it can be very pricey, especially with parking and food. The only thing really frustrating about the Cincinnati Zoo is that they allow smoking, which people do all over the place! I had my children and their friends on a bench enjoying an ice cream, when we had to get them all up and move because of an obnoxious smoker. There's really no call for allowing smoking in such a beautiful place! Be sure to check out the wolf exhibit if you go.

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The Cincinnati Zoo is one of the best zoos in the country. Excellent exhibits, neat animal shows, gorgeous botanical gardens. If you don't have a season pass (and I highly recommend that you get one!) it can be very pricey, especially with parking and food. The only thing really frustrating about the Cincinnati Zoo is that they allow smoking, which people do all over the place! I had my children and their friends on a bench enjoying an ice cream, when we had to get them all up and move because of an obnoxious smoker. There's really no call for allowing smoking in such a beautiful place! Be sure to check out the wolf exhibit if you go.

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Great zoo! Easy to get around in, fun for the kids and not too big. They always have special events going on as well. If you are visiting the area this is a must stop. And if you live here its well worth it to join.

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Great zoo! Easy to get around in, fun for the kids and not too big. They always have special events going on as well. If you are visiting the area this is a must stop. And if you live here its well worth it to join.

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We've never had anything but good experiences here. The zoo is great. We've always run into great volunteers. They are always willing to share in the knowledge that they have with no hesitation. Also the zoo has a wonderful selection of animals although my son misses the hippo's. He'd like to see them come back.

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We've never had anything but good experiences here. The zoo is great. We've always run into great volunteers. They are always willing to share in the knowledge that they have with no hesitation. Also the zoo has a wonderful selection of animals although my son misses the hippo's. He'd like to see them come back.

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The Cincinnati Zoo is a MUST SEE whether you're visiting or living in the area. It's awesome! It's clean, affordable and BIG! You can easily spend a day here and not see half of the attractions. It's great for kids, too. There are group discounts and you can find coupons in local newspapers, too. You can also buy a pass to the Zoo which is great for families. The parking is free and the zoo workers are very knowledgable. You'll learn something new each time you visit the zoo!

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The Cincinnati Zoo is a MUST SEE whether you're visiting or living in the area. It's awesome! It's clean, affordable and BIG! You can easily spend a day here and not see half of the attractions. It's great for kids, too. There are group discounts and you can find coupons in local newspapers, too. You can also buy a pass to the Zoo which is great for families. The parking is free and the zoo workers are very knowledgable. You'll learn something new each time you visit the zoo!

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I think this is one of the best zoo's in the area. They've got all sorts of different animals and fun play areas for the kids. They also have zoo babies in the spring, which is a really cute event to go to. You can also get a Kroger discount if you present your Kroger card. They also have really neat events throughout the year. One of the best is their Christmas lights event. You can go to the zoo at night and experience the night life and view the lights they set up. Fun for the whole family!

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I think this is one of the best zoo's in the area. They've got all sorts of different animals and fun play areas for the kids. They also have zoo babies in the spring, which is a really cute event to go to. You can also get a Kroger discount if you present your Kroger card. They also have really neat events throughout the year. One of the best is their Christmas lights event. You can go to the zoo at night and experience the night life and view the lights they set up. Fun for the whole family!

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Being a pre-school teache,r the Cincinnati Zoo is a great place for a class field trip. The best time to go is in the fall when it is cooler, seems more animals are out and about then. There are so many animals to see that it is hard to see them all in the time that we have for field trips, but it is worth the trip because some of our kids have never been to the zoo. The Children's Zoo is a must see. They also have a great outreach program, Miss Alice comes to our classroom and brings animals every year, the kids love it.

PROS: Great place for field trips, great outreach program
CONS: weather permitting

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Being a pre-school teache,r the Cincinnati Zoo is a great place for a class field trip. The best time to go is in the fall when it is cooler, seems more animals are out and about then. There are so many animals to see that it is hard to see them all in the time that we have for field trips, but it is worth the trip because some of our kids have never been to the zoo. The Children's Zoo is a must see. They also have a great outreach program, Miss Alice comes to our classroom and brings animals every year, the kids love it.

PROS: Great place for field trips, great outreach program
CONS: weather permitting

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We renew our Family Pass every year. Even if you just go for Holidays it is well worth it. My kids enjoy the treat stations for Easter and Holloween and they love Festival of Lights for Christmas.

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We renew our Family Pass every year. Even if you just go for Holidays it is well worth it. My kids enjoy the treat stations for Easter and Holloween and they love Festival of Lights for Christmas.

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I love the Cincinnati Zoo. It's much larger than you expect, and just when you think you have seen it all you realize that you haven't been down the hoofed animal trail. They have a lot of eateries featuring Cincinnati cuizine. The polar bear exhibit is great as is the manatee building. There is a lot of walking up and down hills but the glacier didn't make it this far so I can deal with that. It's really great exercise. Make sure you check into the overnights they have for children. They are great!

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I love the Cincinnati Zoo. It's much larger than you expect, and just when you think you have seen it all you realize that you haven't been down the hoofed animal trail. They have a lot of eateries featuring Cincinnati cuizine. The polar bear exhibit is great as is the manatee building. There is a lot of walking up and down hills but the glacier didn't make it this far so I can deal with that. It's really great exercise. Make sure you check into the overnights they have for children. They are great!

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We have visited this zoo several times and have always been pleased with the animal exhibits and how clean the zoo is kept. There is a large variety of animals and you can easily spend the day here. Other attractions are closeby.

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We have visited this zoo several times and have always been pleased with the animal exhibits and how clean the zoo is kept. There is a large variety of animals and you can easily spend the day here. Other attractions are closeby.

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Cincinnati Zoo is awesome. There is plenty to see and do. The animal habitats are very realistic and the animals appear to be comfortable and well cared for. There is a great variety of species and plenty of guides to educate yourself about the different animals. The food is horrible, but it is at most theme or family parks. The ticket prices are pretty reasonable and if you buy a family pass and go often its a wonderfully cheap option for summer entertainment.

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Cincinnati Zoo is awesome. There is plenty to see and do. The animal habitats are very realistic and the animals appear to be comfortable and well cared for. There is a great variety of species and plenty of guides to educate yourself about the different animals. The food is horrible, but it is at most theme or family parks. The ticket prices are pretty reasonable and if you buy a family pass and go often its a wonderfully cheap option for summer entertainment.

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The Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Gardens is a great zoo for the whole family. They have tons of exhibits with just about every kind of animal and also have shows that are entertaining for both adults and children. The Zoo does require alot of walking, but if the weather is nice, this is a great place to spend the day learning about animals from all over the world. Make sure you stop in the Manatee exhibit , I could watch them for hours. The zoo gets crowded during the summer and holidays, but it's never too busy that you can enjoy yourself. They also have a good variety of food to appeal to everyone in the family.

PROS: Educational, Family Friendly, Outside
CONS: Depends on Weather

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★★★★☆

The Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Gardens is a great zoo for the whole family. They have tons of exhibits with just about every kind of animal and also have shows that are entertaining for both adults and children. The Zoo does require alot of walking, but if the weather is nice, this is a great place to spend the day learning about animals from all over the world. Make sure you stop in the Manatee exhibit , I could watch them for hours. The zoo gets crowded during the summer and holidays, but it's never too busy that you can enjoy yourself. They also have a good variety of food to appeal to everyone in the family.

PROS: Educational, Family Friendly, Outside
CONS: Depends on Weather

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