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Columbus Zoo, Powell

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Chosen for the best zoo in the United States in 2009 by USA Travel Guide, Columbus Zoo hosts over 2.3 million visitors per year, and cares for more than 9,000 animals. For 15 years, it had been managed by Jack Hanna, the famous American zookeeper and TV personality. The zoo is divided into regions, where it houses animals from North America, the Polar Frontier, Asia, Africa, and Australia. It has aquariums, forests, and open plains. Take one of the tours to see what the zookeepers do, or hop on a train and ride around "North America". If you are interested in amusement rides, make sure to check it with the zoo about what is open on the day of your visit. Using our online itinerary creator, Powell attractions like Columbus Zoo can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • This was our first time to see the zoo llights. It was a cold windy night unfortuneatly so we did not see many areas. The loud music was not made for my generation. I had hoped for holiday colors and ...  more »
  • It was a great time to go. Not all the exhibits were open but there was still more then enough animals to see and there wasn't a huge crowd of people. We were able to take our time and enjoy seeing th...  more »
  • Have visited this zoo numerous times. Really enjoyed our recent visit with free admission on Veterans Day as my husband is a veteran. Thank you Columbus Zoo for honoring our veterans! The wild lights ...  more »
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