Southern Fresh Farms
Open Monday through Sunday 9AM through 5PM.
Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary
Open 7AM to 5:30PM every day. Admission is $14 per adult. Children (6-18 years old) are $6. Children under 6 are free.
Naples Zoo at Caribbean Gardens
Open 7 days a week Monday through Sunday from 9AM to 5PM. Ticket prices are $19.95 for adults, children are $14.95 (ages 3-12). Children 0-2 are free.
Kowiachobee Animal Preserve
This is a non-profit facility that adopts exotic animals that may have been euthanized.
Sarasota Jungle Gardens
This is a super fun zoo type atmosphere that the kids love! Adult admission is $17.99 and children (4-6 year olds) are $12.99.
Big Cat Habitat & Gulf Coast Sanctuary
Come see big lions, tigers, and more animals- oh my! Visit Wednesday- Sunday 12-4PM. Adults are $18 and children are $8.
Dakin Dairy Farm
Admission is $15 per person and children 2 and under are free. Tour options are Wednesday through Friday at 12:00PM. Saturday at 10:00PM, 12PM and 3PM.
Open from 8AM-4PM Monday through Saturday (in season).
Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium
Open from 10AM to 5PM seven days a week including all holidays. Adults are $19.75, youth (ages 4-12) are $14.75, and children 0-3 are free.
Every other week we do a fun book for our book club with Mom Explores. This week the book was “The Day Jimmy’s Boa ate the Wash” by Trinka Hakes Noble. It’s so cute and totally goes with our petting farm theme in this post!
All of the Mom Explores moms made lists of petting farms in their area. Check them out here!
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