7 Must Visit Zoos in Chicago

By James

Explore the amazing wildlife of the world at these top-rated zoos in the Windy City.

Lincoln Park Zoo

One of the oldest zoos in the U.S., home to over 1,200 animals.

Brookfield Zoo

Largest zoo in Illinois, home to over 4,500 animals

Shedd Aquarium

Not technically a zoo, but home to over 32,000 animals.

Cosley Zoo

Located in Aurora, Illinois, this zoo is home to over 400 animals from over 100 species.

Racine Zoo

Located in Racine, Wisconsin, this zoo is home to over 1,000 animals from over 250 species.

Randall Oaks Zoo

Randall Oaks Zoo is like a petting zoo or mini zoo for families with young children. They provide a fun and interactive encounter that is fit for all ages

Milwaukee County Zoo

One of the highlights of the Milwaukee County Zoo is the 4D gorilla trek virtual reality experience.