Staying put for the MEA break? Enjoy a wild staycation at the Minnesota Zoo in Apple Valley October 20 to 23.

Besides the animals, visitors can enjoy stunning fall colors and fun family activities. There’s also miles of indoor and outdoor trails to explore.

The zoo is also offering fall camps:
October 20 and 21, for grades 4 - 6

Zoo-goers can also check out HallZooWeen, October 22, 23 and 30. Kids of all ages can watch animals enjoy special Halloween treats and get up close to cute and creepy critters.

There’s also hands-on education programs, face painting, live music and much more! Costumes are welcome.

For more information, call the Minnesota Zoo at (952) 431-9500 or 1 (800) 366-7811 ot go to: http://mnzoo.org/hallzooween/