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The Bronx Zoo and Beyond: A Full Family Day in the Boogie-Down Borough

Burgers and carrot cake make every day better.

Photo by Julie Larsen Maher at WCS/Courtesy of the Bronx Zoo/Facebook

Make a full day of your trip to the Bronx Zoo with a few delicious add-ons.

SHOP: Browse the Arthur Avenue Retail Market

Sample and stock up on pastries, cheeses, dried meats, and more while wandering through the wide-ranging Italian specialty stalls. 2344 Arthur Avenue

DO: Say Hello to the Lions, Tigers, and Bears at the Bronx Zoo

See the world-class animal exhibits or try the ropes course and zip line at the Treetop Adventure. 2300 Southern Boulevard

EAT: Load Up Your Patties at Yo-Burger

Yo-Burger serves up humble but tasty burgers with a range of free toppings. Fries and milkshakes complete the meal. 3726 Riverdale Avenue

DESSERT: End the Day on a Sweet Note at Lloyd’s Carrot Cake

Its namesake, made-from-scratch dessert is the best around (and the pineapple coconut cake is irresistible, too!). 6087 Broadway

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