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Texas State Aquarium nominated for Best Aquarium in North America

Posted at 10:37 AM, Apr 22, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-22 11:37:23-04

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX – The Texas State Aquarium has been nominated as a USA TODAY 10Best Readers’ Choice Award for Best Aquarium in North America, and online voters can help it reach the #1 spot.

The Aquarium, the largest in Texas, is one of 20 contenders vying for the top 10 spots, and is the only nominee from the Lone Star State.

The 20 aquariums in the running are nearly all accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums and were nominated by a panel of 10 Best experts. According to USA Today, they “represent the best in North America for their high-quality exhibits and visitor interactions.”

Voting ends today at 11 a.m. CST.  The public can cast their vote for the Texas State Aquarium at 

The top 10 aquariums will be announced Friday, May 3.