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“Great place for young children and the adults that love them”

Plum Loco Animal Farm
Ranked #16 of 34 things to do in Egg Harbor
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Plum Loco is a sanctuary that provides a permanent, loving home to a variety of farm animals (including ponies, horses, donkeys, goats, sheep, pigs and geese). Visitors may pet our animals and purchase pails of mixed grain and fresh carrots for feeding. Safety instructions are provided. One of our most popular features for families with young children is our Play-Farm Village - a child sized community of authentic buildings - fully equipped fo hand's on imaginative role play. Children may spend hours playing in the farm house, barn, general store, 1950's diner, country vet clinic, and more. Adjacent to the Play-Farm Village, visitors may relax or picnic in our cedar log gazebos or enjoy a variety of giant sized board games or lawn games. We are open 9:30 - 4:30 daily from Memorial Day Weekend - Labor Day (closed Wed). In fall, we are open 9:30 - 4:30 Sat & Sun from Labor Day thru mid-Oct. All hours are weather permitting - so please call ahead if the forecast is questionable.
Reviewed July 8, 2013

I highly recommend Plum Loco as a place to spend a wonderful couple of hours with your young children. I have been here with my granddaughter several times (she is 3.5 year old now) and she always is excited about going back.

The main attraction, of course, is the animals. They have the usual assortment of farm animals (see web site), but the neatest ting is that they provide a bucket of food as part of the admission and they give you excellent instruction on how to feed each of the animal s properly. This real helps with smaller children who may be intimidated by the larger horses and other animals at first.

As interesting as the animals may be, nothing will hold the attention of a 3 or 4 year old very long. So another feature of Plum Loco is that they have a kid-sized town that children can play in as well as other detraction (games, wagons, tractors, etc.) to keep children engaged. They can keep going from one thing to another as their whims change. It is a lot of fun for them, but also for the adults.

Go and have fun.

1  Thank GlenLivet
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Reviewed June 28, 2013

Perfect for young kids. Wide variety of animals to see and feed. Fun play yard with play barns and small vehicles to ride on. Bathroom situation clean but primative, like a fancy shed. We went on a cloudy day, but on a very hot day it might be hard to find shade.

Thank Sonja K
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Reviewed June 7, 2013

We spent the morning at plum loco and the kids loved it. The play area is well supplied and kept the kids entertained for several hours. They are even set up well if you brought your own lunch. The location is good from anywhere in door county. They even have a great bathroom with changing station, not an outhouse. This was a great way to spend half of the day.

Thank xxxadixxx
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Reviewed August 26, 2012

This is the best place to go with children, the owners are some of the nicest people you would ever want to meet.

1  Thank Marianne M
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Reviewed August 14, 2012

The adults and kids in my party all had a great time (kids 3, 5, 5, 8). It was a great animal experience. Feed buckets were $2 for a bunch of carrots and some grain. The animals are super friendly. Bathroom facility available and was nicer than expected. The little play area was fun for my age group. It started to rain and we were offered rain checks, but we had so much fun we didn't feel the need to come back right away!

3  Thank widellsmom
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