If your child loves animals, a zoo, aquarium, or animal park is a great place to spend the day. Many of these locations in Maine give you the chance to see some of Maine’s majestic and often elusive wildlife up close.

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York’s Wild Kingdom (York)
Maine Wildlife Park (Grey)
Maine State Aquarium (Boothbay Harbor)
Mount Desert Oceanarium (Mount Desert Island)
Dew Haven (Mount Vernon)
Smiling Hill Farm (Westbrook)
Kisma Preserve (Mount Desert Island)