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The Denver Zoo Is Boosting Tickets By $2; How Do Other Top Denver Attractions Compare?

As the cost to feed and care for its animals rises, the Denver Zoo will be asking a City Council committee to allow it to raise the general admission price by $2, which would put the cost of admittance at $17. If it is approved, this would be the first price increase at the Zoo since 2012. But where does the Zoo rank among other other hot spots for families and tourists? We surveyed ten top attractions to find out.

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