Day trip: Albuquerque Biological Park

Courtesy photo The Albuquerque Biological Park is home to a zoo and aquarium.

• Location: Zoo 903 Tenth SW, Albuquerque; Botanic Garden and Aquarium: 2601 Central NW, Albuquerque

• What activities can you enjoy at this location: There are plenty of critters, concerts, demonstrations, exhibits and activities to fill a day or two, and kids will love getting up-close and personal with weird underwater denizens.

• What ages is this place best suited for?: All ages

• Admission prices?

Zoo: Adults $7, children (3-12) seniors (65+) $3; Aquarium and garden: Adults $7, children (3-12) seniors $3; BioPark Combo includes zoo, aquarium and garden admission and train rides. Valid 9 a.m. to noon, Tuesday-Sunday, adults $12, children (3-12) and seniors $5

• Hours of operation: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily; Extended summer hours, Memorial Day-Labor Day: Open until 6 p.m. on Saturdays, Sundays, Memorial Day and Labor Day.