A popular day trip in Abu Dhabi is to visit the desert oasis - Al Ain. Al Ain, a city near Abu Dhabi, is known as a "desert oasis" and "garden city" because the city is surrounded by greenery. Al Ain is again a famous archaeological site. The site of the laudable Al Ain Museum is the famous former Al Jahili Fort. There are also plenty of kid-friendly attractions in the city, such as Al Ain Zoo and Aquarium, HiliFunCityamusementpark. Jabel Hafit Hill is a wildlife sanctuary with many endangered species of wild animals and plants, such as the prized Arabian Thar sheep. There are also spectacular city views from the hill.