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Posts Tagged ‘animals’

Walk Under Sharks at Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies in Gatlinburg, TN

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If your kids love fish and ocean life, a trip to Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies in Gatlinburg, Tennessee should be on your list. The attraction is a super neat experience. You’ll see live shows, learn about creatures in the touch tanks, walk under sharks swimming above you in an underwater tunnel, and so much more. We have everything you need to know to plan your trip to this family-friendly and educational attraction.

Thanks to Ripley’s for the media tickets so we could do this review.

This article includes:
About Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies
What to See and Do at Ripley’s Aquarium in Gatlinburg
Ripley’s Aquarium Live Shows
Homeschool Events and Sleepovers at Ripley’s
Tips for Visiting Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies
Where to Stay Near Ripley’s in Gatlinburg


The Chattanooga Zoo in Tennessee Lets You Feed Giraffes and Meet Red Pandas

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Thinking about visiting the Chattanooga Zoo on your family vacation to Chattanooga, TN? If you are looking for a travel destination away from the tourist-heavy beach and a place with tons to do and see, you should check out Chattanooga, TN. We have everything you need to know about the Chattanooga Zoo and everything you need to know before your family trip there.

Things to see while visiting the Chattanooga Zoo in Tennessee.

10 Places to See Cute Baby Animals Near Greenville, SC

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Raise your hand if you love baby animals? We do! There are lots of great places in Greenville to not only see and cuddle with baby animals, but make it a learning experience for the whole family. Here are some great local farms and sites where you’ll find baby animals and a whole lot more!


You Can Feed Baby Goats at This Upstate Farm

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Have you heard of Possum Kingdom Kreamery? This goat farm offers tours and great products like goat milk, cheese, caramel and more. If that’s not enough, we can’t get enough of their adorable baby goats. And you can sign up to help bottle feed these adorable babies. KAG Contributor, Kristina Hernandez, has all the information on how you can sign up to visit with these cuties.


Ice Cream, Animals, and Fun at Famoda Farm near Greenville, SC

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Have you heard of Famoda Farm in Tigerville, SC? We just had the most amazing afternoon visiting the farm, enjoying delicious ice cream, and hanging out with baby goats! The cows, donkeys, bunnies, and sheep joined us at the fence to visit, and we even picked up some fresh milk to bring home.

This is a special place, I mean like turn a “grumpy preteen” day into a “sunshine-filled happy day” kind of place. Do you know how rare that is? It’s awesome, which means we’re telling you all about Famoda Farm so you can plan your visit.

Petting a cow at Famoda Farm

Arriving at Famoda Farm

The entrance to Famoda Farms is a gravel driveway with pasture on either side. Just plug the address into your GPS and look for the signs. Even my preteens and teenage kids were stoked to see the cows in the pasture as we drove in. You think it’s cute when little kids love animals. Well, hearing “Aw, there are cows! Hi Cows!” will melt your heart when it comes out of the mouth of a fourteen-year-old boy, too.

Amazing Grazin' Ice cream at Famoda Farm.

Where to See and Play with Goats in Greenville, SC

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Love goats and want to see and/or play with them around the Upstate, SC? Lucky for you, Kristina loves goats and is sharing where to play with them. 

This story is a long time coming. We should have written a kidding around with goats in Greenville a long time ago but whatever, today’s the day. There are few things I love more than goats, especially baby goats. Obsessed may be accurate. They are so darn cute and cuddly and playful and they make me ridiculously happy. I hope, that since you’re reading this story, you agree. 

Let’s stop kidding around and get to the list. 

Baby goats at Carl Sandburg House
Playing with goats at Carl Sandburg Home

Greenville Goat Yoga: Attend a Fun-filled Yoga Class with Goats in Greenville, SC

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Looking Greenville goat yoga? Or perhaps just a fun-filled way to burn calories? When you combine yoga with goats, your face will hurt from smiling afterward. Kidding Around contributor India spent an hour with Greenville Goat Yoga and got the scoop on what to expect when you sign up for a class with a seasoned yoga teacher and a small team of goats.


Baby Goats = Pure Happiness at Split Creek Farm

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Do you love baby goats? KAG’s Kristina Hernandez sure does. She visited local farm, Split Creek Farm, and got to spend some time with baby goats. You can head to Split Creek Farm and see goats, too. This farm offers tours, events, a farm store with delicious cheese and more.