San Diego Zoo Most Popular Exhibits
The San Diego Zoo is one of the top attractions in the city, sprawling over more than 100 acres in the heart of downtown San Diego. If you are planning on visiting the zoo for the first time, or even a second, you may be overwhelmed by its size and the amount of attractions and exhibits to explore. To help visitors out, we’ve provided a short list of some of the top exhibits at the San Diego Zoo, great for individuals of all ages.
Explore the plains of Africa without leaving home. Here you will see lions basking in the sun and meerkats digging their homes in the ground.
This exhibit brings you deep into the rainforest to look at sun bears and macaques. The bears are fun to watch as they swing on tree limbs and play in the water. There are also beautiful plants to look at if the animals are hiding.
This is a fun location for children. This is where the children’s zoo is located, and you can also visit the reptile house and the insect house. View the hummingbirds as they flitter from one location to another. You can also see Giant Tortoises.
Who doesn’t like looking at these majestic animals at the zoo? There are several elephants to look at from adults to babies. They often stand in the sun or play in the mud.
This exhibit holds the monkeys and many of the other animals that might not have a specific exhibit of their own. The hippos and gorillas as well as the tigers can be seen here.
View koala bears as they climb trees and eat leaves.
Admire the beautiful pandas as they lay in the trees while the little cubs play with each other.
Get a shiver while you view the polar bears and reindeer.
Finally, you can see the animals that many people love. This is where the giraffes are located, and you can feed them from one of the feeding stations.
Head to the Pacific Inn After a Long Day at the Zoo
After a day checking out the animals, head back to one of the affordable hotels near San Diego Zoo and relax and unwind before going back out to explore. For the top choice in affordable hotels in San Diego, reserve a room at the Pacific Inn. Offering affordable rates, discounted zoo tickets for our guests and free amenities including wireless internet, hot breakfast and parking, you’ll be sure to save when staying with us.