Top Destinations for Animal Lovers

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By Erin Reilly

Looking to plan a wild vacation? From the sandy beaches of Maryland to the snowy tundra of Northern Canada, discover some of the best places to visit if you're looking to spend some time off in the animal kingdom.

the Galapagos islands

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Shout out to Charles Darwin for putting this wildlife hot spot on the map. Sunbathe alongside marine iguanas or go for a dive with curious fur seals. The possibilities are endless!

assateague island

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Beaches and wild ponies - what more do you need? The island is home to more than 300 of these adorable equines that have called the coastline home since the 1600s.

Serengeti national park

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Go all out on a wildlife safari in Serengeti National Park where millions of animals migrate across the grasslands in November and December. You'll see lions, giraffes elephants and more during your unforgettable adventure.

churchhill, manitoba

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Looking to safari somewhere a little cooler? Head up north and visit the "polar bear capital of the world" in Northern Canada. Book a buggy trip and check out these majestic bears up close and personal.

international wolf center

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If you've ever dreamed of howling with the wolves, the International Wolf Center in Minnesota is the place for you. Learn more about wolf conservation while spending time with the pack.

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