(WTVM) - TripAdvisor®, the world's largest travel site, has announced the winners of its Travelers' Choice™ awards for Zoos and Aquariums around the globe.
In total, 275 winners were identified, including the top 25 in the world and dedicated lists for Asia, Canada, Europe, India, South America, South Pacific, the U.K. and the U.S.
"For those wanting to see the world's most wondrous creatures, TripAdvisor has named the Travelers' Choice Zoos and Aquariums, as chosen by the community of millions," said Barbara Messing, chief marketing officer for TripAdvisor. "Travelers can enjoy a fun and educational experience at any of these popular award-winning attractions around the globe."
Travelers' Choice awards honor top travel spots worldwide based on the millions of valuable reviews and opinions from TripAdvisor travelers. Award winners were determined using an algorithm that took into account the quantity and quality of reviews for zoos and aquariums worldwide, gathered over a 12-month period.
Top Aquariums - U.S.
2. Georgia Aquarium, Atlanta, Georgia
3. Tennessee Aquarium, Chattanooga, Tennessee
4. Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies, Gatlinburg, Tennessee
5. Dallas World Aquarium, Dallas, Texas
Top Aquariums - World
2. Oceanario de Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal
Top Zoos - U.S.
1. Henry Doorly Zoo, Omaha, Nebraska
3. St. Louis Zoo, Saint Louis, Missouri
4. San Diego Zoo Safari Park, Escondido, California
5. Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, Colorado Springs, Colorado
Top Zoos - World
Southern States Lead the Pack on U.S. Zoos and Aquariums Lists
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