Newport Aquarium named one of the best by Travel Channel

Photo: Kentucky Tourism
Photo: Kentucky Tourism

NEWPORT, KY (FOX19) - The Newport Aquarium is one of the best in the United States according to

"Sharks, sharks and more sharks!" they write in the description. "Sand tiger, sandbar, whitetip, blacktip reef and zebra -- see these intriguing shark species glide above your head in Newport Aquarium's underwater tunnel."

The Newport Aquarium announced a special $5 discount for tickets purchased online in celebration of Discovery Channel's Shark Week. The offer runs through August 18. Visit to take advantage of the offer.

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