On your next road trip across the United States, you may want to consider stopping at some of the most famous zoos. Providing an educational experience for the entire family and breaking up your drive a little bit is never a bad idea.

As part of our Drive the Nation Summer of Sightseeing, today we are highlighting our favorite zoos from across the country. Participate in the fun by sharing a photo of your favorite zoo and enter for a chance to win the Drive The Nation Summer of Sightseeing contest using #DTNSoS. You can view the official rules here.

ZoosHere are a few of our favorites:

Zoo to You – Paso Robles, California

Located in Paso Robles, CA, Zoo to You is one of the coolest zoo experiences you may come across. Filled with rare and exotic animals, this an educational experience the entire family won’t want to miss.

San Diego Zoo – San Diego, California

When you think of San Diego, you probably think of warm weather and beautiful beaches. But did you know the San Diego Zoo is known for one of the best zoos in the world? And if you’re a Panda lover this is one you don’t want to miss.

Woodland Park Zoo – Seattle, Washington

Talk about happy feet! At the Woodland Park Zoo in Seattle, WA you will have the opportunity to see different species of Penguins and a wide range of exhibits. In addition, this zoo is known as one of the top zoos in the country to see these little guys.