Families will enjoy being in close proximity to Boston’s world class nature preserve and animal habitat while business travelers will enjoy the lovely garden setting right in the middle of this bustling city. Budget hotels in Boston near the Franklin Park Zoo are perfect for visitors to this exciting city. The Franklin Park Zoo is one of America’s top zoos. It is part of Boston’s Emerald Necklace – a pathway of green spaces predominately planned by Frederick Law Olmstead in the late 1800’s.
The zoo has numerous exhibits, the most popular being its tropical rain forest which is home to more than 40 different animal species. Both the Western Lowland Gorilla and the Pygmy Hippo can be seen in the forest. Other excellent exhibits include the Australian Outback replete with kangaroos, emus, and cockatoos, and the African safari with zebras, elephants, lions, and more. Cheap hotels in Boston near the Franklin Park Zoo place you steps from the exciting Serengeti or lush tropical forest.