A Visit to Riverbanks Zoo and Gardens in Columbia, SC

The first stop on the third and final day of my South Carolina/North Carolina road trip was the Riverbanks Zoo and Gardens in Columbia, SC. I'd been to Riverbanks before, but it was years ago and found it to be much improved than I remembered. They have a large and varied collection of animals and … Continue reading A Visit to Riverbanks Zoo and Gardens in Columbia, SC

The Greenville Zoo – a Small but Interesting Zoo

I wasn't aware that Greenville, SC had a zoo until I started searching for things to do to replace the Cowpens and Kings Mountain battlefields that were closed due to the government shutdown during my vacation trip. I visited it after Musgrove Mill and the BMW Zentrum on the first day of my road trip … Continue reading The Greenville Zoo – a Small but Interesting Zoo

The Jacksonville Zoo on a Rainy Day

Jacksonville, FL - I'm not going to pass judgment on the Jacksonville Zoo based on my visit this Tuesday. The weather was heavily overcast when I left the Museum of Science and History, but after I was in the zoo for awhile, it began to rain. Since it was misting/raining, some of the animals were hiding … Continue reading The Jacksonville Zoo on a Rainy Day