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Newport Aquarium named one of the best by TripAdvisor

Newport Aquarium (Photo: Newport Aquarium Website) Newport Aquarium (Photo: Newport Aquarium Website)
NEWPORT, KY (FOX19) -

Newport Aquarium was named one of the best aquariums in the nation by TripAdvisor.

TripAdvisor announced it's Travelers' Choice Awards for Zoos and Aquariums on Friday, the Newport Aquarium was named one of the best based on millions of reviews and opinions by actual travelers.

Newport Aquarium came in at 25.

The top 5 were:

  1. Monterey Bay Aquarium: Monterey, Calif
  2. Georgia Aquarium: Atlanta, Ga
  3. Tennessee Aquarium: Chattanooga, Tenn
  4. Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies: Gatlinburg, Tenn
  5. Dallas World Aquarium: Dallas, Texas
The Newport Aquarium opened in May 1999 at Newport on the Levee.  The aquarium has 70 exhibits and 14 galleries.

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