This is something that I say every year I am going to do and never get to it. Going to the St. Louis Zoo to see all of the holiday lights. Well now, it's ranked in the top 10 for best zoo holiday lights in the nation.

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I've been to the St. Louis Zoo during Halloween for Boo at the Zoo. They do such a good job making the zoo look scary without going overboard with the scary part. A family-friendly Halloween Theme, however, I've never visited the zoo during the holidays. I know...I know with me being all about Christmas I've never seen the holiday lights at the St. Louis Zoo, but I have to go.

USA Today ranked the top 10 best zoo lights in the nation and the St. Louis Zoo ranked #5. They say,

While bathed in the glow of over a million holiday lights, guests of the Saint Louis Zoo during its annual U.S. Bank Wild Lights event enjoy a stroll through a number of unique light displays, including Celebration City and Snowy Savanna, twinkling tunnels, and a 40-foot lighted tree.

During the Wild Lights Event at the zoo, you can make s'mores around a firepit, enjoy seasonal drinks, and experience the zoo at night. Just above the St. Louis Zoo:

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  • #3 Electric Safari at Cheyanne Mountain Zoo in Colorado Springs
  • #2 Lights Before Christmas at Toledo, Ohia
  • #1 Festival of Lights at Cincinnati Zoo

Mark it on the calendar for later this year, the Wild Lights will be back and it seems to be the must-place to visit during the holidays.

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