2200 N. Cannon Drive Chicago, Ill. 60614(312) 742-2000 www.lpzoo.orgHours: November–March 10 a.m.–4:30 p.m. (gates open til 5); April–May 10 a.m.–5 p.m. (gates open til 6) Admission: Free. Parking $20-$35, depending how long you stay.
See more than 1,100 animals, many of them endangered. Popular stops include the African Apes exhibit, Kovler Lion House and Regenstein African Journey. Other major exhibits include the McCormick Bird House and Helen Brach Primate House. Kids can see bears, wolves, beavers and otters play at Pritzker Family Children's Zoo, and climb in the Treetop Canopy Climbing Adventure. The Nature Boardwalk allows visitors to experience a multisensory, interactive ecosystem.