Discovery Place

Located in downtown Charlotte, North Carolina, Discovery Place opened in 1981 and offers a wide range of exhibits that will amaze and excite you! Discovery Place prides itself as an ‘organization dedicated to inspiring exploration of the natural and social world’ through extraordinary exhibits and ‘educational programs that inform, challenge and engage audiences of all ages.’ There…

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Bird Kingdom

Imagine a flock of stunning scarlet ibis flying overhead, a laughing kookaburra, a frenzy of hungry bats and a drink of tea in a 150 year old Javan house and that’s just a sample of the wonders of Niagara Fall’s Bird Kingdom. The building where the Bird Kingdom calls home has a long history of…

Riverview Park and Zoo

Settled in the heart of Peterborough, Ontario along the picturesque Otonabee River is Riverview Park and Zoo.  Within the park is a free zoo that is open year round.  Along with the zoo, the park, covering over 55 acres, also has an extensive playground with mini rock climbing rocks, a water park, snack bar, a vintage…

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A WILD Day at African Lion Safari

Looking for a WILD day?  Look no further then Cambridge, Ontario’s African Lion Safari for a WILD time! African Lion Safari opened in 1969 and is now home to over 1000 exotic birds and animals of over 100 different species.  African Lion Safari offers a unique experience for visitors with the ability to drive through…

Wye Marsh Wildlife Centre

The truth is: the natural world is changing. And we are totally dependent on that world. It provides our food, water and air. It is the most precious thing we have and we need to defend it.” ~ David Attenborough This past weekend I had the fabulous idea to visit a local art centre with…