The best aquariums in the United States: Top 10 Must-See

Posted by:Aleksandr Belov Posted on:Jan 4,2017

Aquariums – a chance to see the brightest representatives of the seas and oceans: jellyfish, sharks, exotic fish, rays, mussels, squid, octopus, etc. To your attention the best aquariums in the United States for a visit. We gathered 10 of the most interesting places.

Top 10 Must-See – best aquariums in the United States

№ 1. Georgia Aquarium, Atlanta, Georgia

Address: 225 Baker St NW, Atlanta, GA 30313

The largest aquarium in the world. It is home to 12 000 fish and animals. The opening took place in 2005.

№ 2. Monterey Bay Aquarium, Monterey, California

Address: 886 Cannery Row, Monterey, CA 93940

The largest and the oldest aquarium in the United States. It was founded in 1984.

№ 3. Shedd Aquarium, Chicago, Illinois 

Address: 1200 S Lake Shore Dr, Chicago, IL 60605

Shedd Aquarium – is home to 25,000 different species of fish.

№ 4. National Aquarium, Baltimore, Maryland

Address: 501 E Pratt St, Baltimore, MD 21202

It is home to 17,000 fish (700 species). It was opened in 1981.

№ 5. Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies, Gatlinburg, Tennessee

Address: 88 River Rd, Gatlinburg, TN 37738

The Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies in Gatlinburg is home to over 10,000 sea creatures.

№ 6. New England Aquarium, Boston, Massachusetts

Address: 1 Central Wharf, Boston, MA 02110

№ 7. SeaWorld, San Diego, California

Address: 500 Sea World Dr, San Diego, CA 92109

The main attraction is the show orcas (killer fish) and dolphins.

№ 8. Audubon Aquarium of the Americas, New Orleans, Louisiana

Address: 1 Canal St, New Orleans, LA 70130

It is home to fish and animals from North and South America (10 000 sea creatures – 520 species).

№ 9. Mystic Aquarium & Institute for Exploration, Mystic, Connecticut

Address: 55 Coogan Blvd, Mystic, CT 06355

It was opened in 1973. You will see a jellyfish, stingrays, sharks, beluga whales and other marine tage.

10. The Florida Aquarium, Tampa, Florida

Address: 701 Channelside Dr, Tampa, FL 33602

The aquarium lives of 20 000 fish.

Aleksandr Belov

Author and editor of the blog

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