Best Aquariums in the USA

Below is the list of the Best Aquariums in the USA from America's Best Online. Our staff has traveled the US on many a road trip with our families to visit parks, zoos, aquariums, beaches, museums and so much more.

Here is our Top 10 Aquariums list (ok you'll notice that we couldn't keep it to 10 so there are a few ties for last). Also below the top ten list is a directory of the other aquariums throughout the United States. Many of these are top 10 list worthy but we had to come up with favorites. Enjoy the exhibits, the animals, and the kids in total awe. Aquariums are for everyone but the little ones show the amazement best.

Top 10 Aquariums in the USA

1. Discovery Cove - Part of Seaworld in Orlando, FL

2. Sea World - California , Florida , Texas

3. Georgia Aquarium - Atlanta, GA

4. The Seas with Nemo & Friends Pavilion (Living Seas)- Epcot, Orlando, FL

5. National Aquarium - Baltimore, MD

6. Monterey Bay Aquarium - Monterey, CA

7. Shedd Aquarium - Chicago, IL

8. New England Aquarium - Boston, MA

9. Tennessee Aquarium - Chattanooga, TN

10A. Aquarium of the Pacific - Long Beach, CA

10B. The Texas State Aquarium - Corpus Christi, TX

10C. Ripley's Aquarium - Myrtle Beach, SC

Aquariums in the United States

Aksarben Aquarium and Nature Center

Albuquerque Aquarium

Audubon Aquarium of the Americas in New Orleans, LA

Belle Isle Zoo & Aquarium

Cabrillo Marine Aquarium

Dallas Aquarium

The Florida Aquarium

Gulfarium - Fort Walton Beach, FL

Gulf of Maine Aquarium

Hudson River Aquarium

Jenkinsons Aquarium

J.L. Scott Aquarium

John G. Shedd Aquarium

Key West Aquarium

Kirkham Aquarium

Long Beach Aquarium of the Pacific

Marine Life Aquarium

Six Flags Discovery Kingdom (previously Marine World Africa USA)

Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk

Maui Ocean Center

Memphis Zoological Garden & Aquarium

Mote Marine Laboratory

Monterey Bay Aquarium

Mystic Marinelife Aquarium

North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores, NC
National Aquarium in Baltimore

New England Aquarium
Newport Aquarium - Newport, KY

New York's Aquarium for Wildlife Conservation

Oregon Coast Aquarium, Newport, OR

Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium, Tacoma, WA

San Antonio Zoo & Aquarium

Scott Aquarium

Sea Life Park Waimanalo

Sea World of California

Sea World of Florida

Sea World of Ohio

Sea World of Texas

Seattle Aquarium

Shoals Aquarium & Nature Center

Sonoran Sea Aquarium

South Carolina Aquarium

Steinhart Aquarium

St. Lawrence Aquarium & Ecological Center

St. Louis Children's Aquarium

Tennessee Aquarium

Texas State Aquarium

UnderWater World

Waikiki Aquarium

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1. Lowry Park Zoo
San Diego Zoo
Oklahoma City Zoological Park and Botanical Garden
Brookfield Zoo
Phoenix Zoo
Cincinnati Zoo &Botanical Garden
Bronx Zoo
Toledo Zoo
Fort Wayne Children's Zoo
Columbus Zoo

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This listing of the Top Ten Aquariums in the United States is constantly being revised as new aquariums are being build and old ones are being remodeled. So, if you feel we are missing one, please email us and let us know!