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Country's Top Zoos, Aquariums Are in DFW



    Country's Top Zoos, Aquariums Are in DFW

    Two of the country's best zoos and aquariums are right here in North Texas.

    On Tuesday, TripAdvisor announced 275 winners of its Travelers' Choice Awards for Zoos and Aquariums around the globe, including the top 25 in the world.

    The Fort Worth Zoo ranked tenth on the list of top zoos while the Dallas World Aquarium not only came in as the fifth best aquarium in the country, but they're also number seven in the world.

    Travelers’ Choice awards honor top travel spots worldwide based on the millions of reviews and opinions from TripAdvisor travelers.

    Winners were determined using an algorithm that included the quantity and quality of reviews for zoos and aquariums worldwide, gathered over a one-year period.

    Zoos - U.S.

        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
        6. Memphis Zoo, Memphis, Tennessee
        7. Denver Zoo, Denver, Colorado
        8. Riverbanks Zoo and Botanical Garden, Columbia, South Carolina
        9. Zoo Miami, Miami, Florida
        10. Fort Worth Zoo, Fort Worth, Texas

    Aquariums - U.S.

        1. Monterey Bay Aquarium, Monterey, California
        2. Georgia Aquarium, Atlanta, Georgia
        3. Tennessee Aquarium, Chattanooga, Tennessee
        4. Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies, Galtinburg, Tennessee
        5. Dallas World Aquarium, Dallas, Texas
        6. Shedd Aquarium, Chicago, Illinois
        7. National Aquarium, Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland
        8. Alaska SeaLife Center, Seward, Alaska
        9. Aquarium of the Pacific, Long Beach, California
        10. Mote Marine Aquarium, Sarasota, Florida

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