Newberry, MI: Oswald’s Bear Ranch

COST: Vehicle: $20.00 If Visiting Alone: $10.00 HOURS: Memorial Day weekend – Labor Day Daily: 9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. after Labor Day – end of September Daily: 9:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. NOTES: *This is not a drive through place, but they do offer a trolley for elderly or … Continue reading

Rockport, WA: Skagit River Bald Eagle Interpretive Center

FREE HOURS: December & January Saturday & Sunday: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. NOTES: *They have tips for wildlife viewing on their website. LOCATION: Howard Miller Steelhead Park 52809 Rockport Park Rd Rockport, Washington PHONE: (360) 853-7626 WEBSITE: Skagit River Bald Eagle Interpretive Center

Manchester, NH: Amoskeag Fishways Learning & Visitors Center

FREE HOURS: Part of the Year Monday – Saturday: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Winter Hours December -March Monday – Saturday: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Fish Season Hours May & June Daily: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. NOTES: *They have an underwater viewing window. *I would suggest calling ahead … Continue reading

Gatlinburg, TN: Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies

COST: General Admission 12 yrs & up: $29.99 ($25.99 online) Children 6-11 yrs: $15.99 ($13.99 online) Children 2-5 yrs: ? ($5.99 online) Children 1 & under: Free *plus tax HOURS: Memorial Day – Labor Day Monday – Thursday: 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. Friday – Sunday: 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 … Continue reading

Fremont, CA : Ardenwood Historic Farm

COST: April – mid November Tuesday, Wednesday, & Saturday Adults: $3.00 Children 4-17 years: $2.00 Children 3 years & under: Free Thursday, Friday, & Sunday Seniors 62 years & up: $5.00 Adults: $6.00 Children 4-17 years: $4.00 Children 3 years & under: Free mid November – March Tuesday – Sunday … Continue reading