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A Safari Through America’s Wild Side

Exploring the American wilderness through a safari is exciting since the country has a rich tapestry of ecosystems, flora and fauna, and nature’s treasures. One could experience the wildness from the rugged landscape of the rocky mountains, through the expansive wetland of Everglades, ending up at some of the iconic Virginia safari parks, to the remote regions of Alaska. If you’re looking for an adventure that will take you off the beaten path and into the heart of America’s wild side, consider a safari tour. Many different safari companies offer tours to all corners of the country, and you’re sure to find one that fits your interests and budget. Let’s go for a virtual safari and explore some of these great places in the country. Besides, this blog shall discuss must-visits, rare spots, the best restaurants, and OYO hotels

A Journey Through America’s Untamed Beauty

From the national park’s legendary landscapes to some obscure corners, a safari tour along America’s wild side will surely give you and your family one incredible experience to remember. Let’s get into the important Wildlife centers of America.

  • Pine Mountain Wild Animal Safari, Georgia

The Pine Mountain Wild Animal Safari in Georgia is a 250-acre haven for wildlife enthusiasts. Home to 120 species, including birds, lemurs, wolves, lizards, and wallabies, this Safari offers a 3.5-mile loop to explore in your vehicle or rent a van. A child-friendly walking area also allows you to hand-feed smaller, docile animals. 

Nearby, indulge in classic American fare at The Whistle Stop Cafe, 2 miles away, or savor slow-smoked barbecue and steaks at J.R.’s Bar-B-Q & Steaks, just 3 miles from the Safari. The Pine Mountain Grill, 4 miles from this spot, offers a diverse menu with seafood, pasta, and steaks to complete your safari adventure. 

The safari is open from 10 A.M to 5 P.M, and it takes around 3.5 hours to complete the safari. So, plan accordingly. 

  • Lion Country Safari, Florida

Explore Lion Country Safari in Loxahatchee, Florida. It is a family-friendly adventure spot. This town offers a unique experience with over 1,000 animals across seven sections. You will encounter rhinoceroses and giraffes at Hwange National Park or witness lions at Gorongosa Reserve, providing a memorable wildlife adventure for millions of visitors since its inception. 

The Lion Country Safari operates from 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM, and the safari, lasting 2-3 hours, offers more than just wildlife with amusement rides, water attractions, and animal feeding encounters. The nearest town to this spot is the West Palm Beach. 

You can book beach resorts and indulge in post-safari dining at The River House for waterfront views. Other best restaurants in the city include The Hungry Panther for innovative dishes and The Original Tiki Bar & Grill for a tropical atmosphere. 

  • Virginia Safari Park, Virginia

Explore the unique Virginia Safari Park in Natural Bridge, Virginia, the state’s only drive-through wild animal safari. The expansive grounds cover an area of 180 acres and house more than 1,000 animals, with a chance to observe them on a 3-mile driving route. Beyond the drive-through encounter, the park features a touch-and-feel zoo, an accessible zone for walking, and a chance to enjoy a picnic.

After your safari adventure, savor delicious cuisine at nearby restaurants such as The Natural Bridge Grille, The Country Corner Cafe, and The Red Fox Inn, each offering a unique culinary experience. The park, open from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, provides a family-friendly environment with a drive-through safari lasting approximately 1.5-2 hours, featuring a petting zoo, walkable area, and picnic spots – all ensuring the highest animal care and welfare standards. 

A visit to Virginia Safari Park is a must if you’re staying in Virginia. Consider the safari timing and plan your day before starting from your OYO rooms.

  • African Safari Wildlife Park, Ohio

Experience a wild adventure at the African Safari Wildlife Park in Port Clinton, Ohio. It offers a thrilling wildlife experience with over 50 species on a 65-acre drive-through safari. Enjoy interactive encounters like hand-feeding Bactrian camels and kangaroos, camel rides, and entertaining pig races. Extra activities include a stroll-through safari, informative sessions, and designated spots for picnics. 

The park maintains operational hours daily from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM, with the final car admission at 4 PM. After a thrilling day at the African Safari Wildlife Park in Port Clinton, Ohio, savor delectable cuisine at nearby eateries. Ciao Bella serves authentic Italian fare, including wood-fired pizzas and fresh seafood. For a sophisticated dining experience, try The Miller’s Table at Sawmill Creek Resort, where innovative dishes are created with locally sourced ingredients.

So, stay at the nearby resorts for family and enjoy a hands-on safari experience in Ohio’s African Safari Wildlife Park.

Why Choose OYO Accommodation?

Opting for OYO is undoubtedly the ideal decision for your accommodation needs. Firstly, a family-friendly hotel with excellent amenities is a must for a family trip. Secondly, a seamless stay with minimal paperwork and a swift registration process is expected, and if you’re content with what you’re reading, consider yourself our esteemed guest.

OYO boasts many features, including T.V., Wi-Fi, ample parking, pet-friendly accommodations, and other luxurious offerings—all at budget-friendly rates. Search for “good hotels near me” wherever you find yourself, and you’ll discover numerous OYO’s cheap hotels with all the above amenities.

Whether traveling with your family or kicking off a wildlife expedition, OYO stands out as the ultimate host. For family trips, OYO ensures a welcoming and comfortable experience. If you’re starting a wildlife adventure, OYO provides a cozy stay and a knowledgeable guide, offering insights into the destination and animal behavior. Your journey with OYO goes beyond accommodation – it’s an immersive and informative experience. 


During a wildlife safari, stay in your vehicle during drive-through safaris, respect the distance from wild animals, and always follow the guide’s instructions. Be responsible and do not litter. 

Kindly place any waste in your bag and dispose of it upon reaching our property. Our hotel’s affable and helpful staff is dedicated to providing excellent customer service, always ready to assist you. Therefore, to enjoy the best services and a comfortable stay, dial +1 6282027586 and book the OYO’s best family resorts near you. 

When family trips are the boast, OYO is the ultimate host!

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