The Reid Park Zoo, founded in 1967, is a 24-acre city-owned and operated non-profit zoo in Tucson, Arizona. The zoo features more than 500 animals. We had the privillege of having a behind the scenes visit at the Zoo. We got to see baby Nandi, get up close with a 10 year old Rhino and […]
Category: Out and About
Sandhill cranes migrate to Southern Arizona every year. Many of us never knew this or have seen them. So we decided to do an extraordinary outing to view the sandhill cranes and watch them fly! The sandhill cranes begin arriving in Arizona in September until mid March. They migrate from Cananda, Alaska & Siberia. Wintering […]
It was a perfect day for the zoo! We got to feed the giraffes and even encountered a peacock walking between exhibits.
We took a trip to the Tucson Botanical Gardens and it is in full bloom. After a walk in the beautiful greenery we went to lunch at the Blue Willow Restaurant. A very pleasant afternoon! We look forward to visiting the Tucson Botanical Gardens again soon. In December they offer Luminaria Nights. The Tucson Botanical Gardens […]