From Africa to Virginia’s own backyard, the Virginia Zoo offers family fun, education and excitement for everyone. Open year round, the Zoo is home to 350 animals on 53 acres of beautifully landscaped grounds and animal habitats. Meet elephants, lions, kangaroos, meerkats and more. Get up close with prairie dogs in their interactive habitat where viewing bubbles allow you to get personal with these entertaining creatures. For admissions, hours and more information call 757 441-2374 or visit their website.