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Aquariums put us face to fin with aquatic life from the world's oceans, lakes and waterways in a fun and educational setting. The best aquariums also play a vital role in animal conservation by taking part in rescue efforts and advocating for the environmental health of our oceans. These 10 aquariums represent the best in North America for their high quality exhibits and visitor interactions.
The top 10 winners in the category Best Aquariums are as follows:
- Wonders of Wildlife - Springfield, Mo.
- Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies - Gatlinburg, Tenn.
- Audubon Aquarium of the Americas - New Orleans
- Texas State Aquarium - Corpus Christi, Texas
- Tennessee Aquarium - Chattanooga, Tenn.
- Georgia Aquarium - Atlanta
- Adventure Aquarium - Camden, N.J.
- Mystic Aquarium - Mystic, Conn.
- Newport Aquarium - Newport, Ky.
- OdySea Aquarium - Scottsdale, Ariz.
A panel of experts partnered with 10Best editors to pick the initial nominees, and the top 10 winners were determined by popular vote.
Congratulations to all these winning aquariums!License the 10Best Readers' Choice Award Logo