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Winter Fun at the National Zoo

The temperature might be dropping, but that doesn’t mean there’s no more outdoor fun to be had in DC! In fact, winter is one of the best times to visit the National Zoo.  Even on a chilly day, there is no better place to spend an afternoon with the family.
For example, there was a ton of fanfare this weekend over the naming of the panda cub, Bao Bao, but she isn’t the only baby at the zoo. The two Sumatran Tiger cubs, Sukacita and Bandar, are finally out on exhibit! Make sure to stop by the Great Cats area around 10am to catch a glimpse of the twins and their mother, Damai.
If your days are all booked, don’t fret- the zoo is even more fun on winter nights! ZooLights is well underway, and is not to be missed. As always at the zoo, admission is free, and there are activities for everyone in the family as well as incredible zoo-themed holiday lights. Be sure to check out “zoo tubing” down Lion/Tiger Hill, train rides, and live performances every night.
To plan your visit, visit the National Zoo’s website, and contact us for more of our favorite December activities in the District!