My family enjoys visiting the Houston Zoo often, so we couldn't help but compare the two. This zoo is much smaller, but had a really great selection of animals to view. Their enclosures all had enrichment items but were not so large that we couldn't see them. The orangutan put on a show, climbing on ropes and the silverback gorillas had boxes that they kept rearranging. A train ride around the zoo was an extra $5 a person, but worth it with unlimited rides. The food setup was easy to navigate with a good selection and good prices. All in all, a great experience that is recommend.