Mother, son and daughter enjoy the bears at a East Texas zoo.

Canton, Texas, is a year-round destination for Texans and visitors alike. There’s tons of endless fun to be discovered during a family vacation to our great city. We are super accessible to all kinds of travelers. At Mill Creek Ranch Resort, you are welcome to rent a cottage or pull up in your RV—there is something for everyone at our resort. As an award-winning cottage resort and RV park, we are all about embracing nature, with a touch of country hospitality. Some of the many popular attractions are the area zoos. Check out these pawsitively awesome zoos in East Texas. 

Lions, Tigers, and Bears—Oh My! 

East Texas is home to a wide variety of zoos, animal parks, drive-thru safaris, aquariums, and sanctuaries. Our resort is conveniently located near zoos and animal parks of interest to adults and children alike! We’ve listed some of the best in our area: 

  • Caldwell Zoo– Tyler, TX: you have to stop by to see the newly born giraffe calf and baby zebra
  • Dallas Zoo– Dallas, TX: Texas’ oldest and largest zoological park and is managed by the nonprofit Dallas Zoological Society 

An Upscale Vacation Destination

Mill Creek Ranch Resort is an upscale cottage resort and RV park located 60 minutes from Dallas. With first-class amenities and Southern hospitality, our resort has some amazing cottages, RV sites, tiny house rentals, or our fantastic yurt! Book your East Texas zoo adventure on our website now. Come embrace nature in style!