Remember last year when everything was pretty much closed and you had to find drive-thru activities in order to have some family fun? Yeah, it sucked, but one drive-thru experience that definitely did not suck was Safari Lake Geneva.

My family took a trip to Lake Geneva last summer and, of course, we had to check out the drive-thru safari. My kids LOVED it, and still talk about the ostrich that followed our car the whole time to this day. Here he is...

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Now that the COVID situation is getting a little sketchy again, I highly recommend taking the drive to Safari Lake Geneva (a little under four hours from Cedar Rapids) to experience a whole bunch of animals like zebras, giraffes, bison, ostriches, camels and SO much more really up close and personal from the comfort of your own car.

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Tickets to Safari Lake Geneva must be purchased in advance to reserve your time slot, so you better do that right now at safarilakegeneva.com.

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Wisconsin Is Also Home to ANOTHER Drive-Thru Safari at Wildwood Park and Zoo

I discovered this morning, (thanks to onlyinyourstate.com), Wisconsin also has another drive-thru safari experience for us to enjoy in Marshfield. It's called Wildwood Park and Zoo, and besides offering a driving tour featuring the park's largest animals, it does have a walking zoo experience the kids will love too, and guess what? Admission into Wildwood Park and Zoo is completely FREE!

For those wondering where Marshfield, Wisconsin is, it's about 4-hours and 45 minutes from Cedar Rapids, but only about an hour and a half away from the Wisconsin Dells if you're heading to that neck of the woods anytime soon.

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