Randall Oaks Barnyard Zoo
West Dundee, Ill. 60118
Cost: $4, $3.25 resident, free kids under 2. Annual seaon passes available.
Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Opens for season April 13, 2013. Weekends only April 13-May 5; Daily May 6-Oct. 13; Weekends only Oct. 14-Nov. 24..
Visit, pet and feed the farm animals, while also seeing emus, lynx, hawks, owls and a variety of reptiles. Pony rides are available for an additional charge. Bring a picnic lunch and plan to spend the day.