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TripAdvisor reveals the top zoos, aquariums in the country

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TripAdvisor reveals the top zoos, aquariums in the country

By Krista Hostetler. CREATED Aug 6, 2014

TripAdvisor has announced the winners of its Travelers' Choice Awards for zoos and aquariums around the country. The sites were selected by millions of TripAdvisor users.

Top Zoos in the United States:

  1. Henry Doorly Zoo: Omaha, Nebraska
  2. San Diego Zoo: San Diego, California
  3. St. Louis Zoo: St. Louis, Missouri
  4. San Diego Zoo Safari Park: Escondido, California
  5. Cheyenne Mountain Zoo: Colorado Springs, Colorado

For the full list of top zoos, click here.

Top Aquariums in the United States:

  1. Monterey Bay Aquarium: Monterey, California
  2. Georgia Aquarium: Atlanta
  3. Tennessee Aquarium: Chattanooga, Tennessee
  4. Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies: Gatlinburg, Tennessee
  5. Dallas World Aquarium: Dallas

For the full list of top aquariums, click here.

Travelers' Choice Awards honor top travel spots based on the reviews and opinions from travelers.

Award winners were determined using an algorithm that took into account the quantity and quality of reviews for zoos and aquariums, gathered over a 12-month period.

Krista Hostetler

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Krista Hostetler is the Senior Web Editor for ktnv.com and KTNV Mobile.