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Top US family vacation destinations named

Mar 20, 2015

NEW YORK, NY - The best family-friendly vacation spots in the US as chosen by 2,000 families from across the country. Animal attractions, science museums, and tourist towns resonated with families this year.

Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium was named the top family-friendly animal attraction for the second year in row, while DC's Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History took the top spot in the science museums category. The south ruled the tourist town category, with Sanibel, Florida; Gatlinburg, Tennessee; and Savannah, Georgia taking the top three spots. The top five animal attractions, science museums, and tourist towns are listed below:

Top 5 Animal Attractions

1. Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium (NE)
2. Saint Louis Zoo (MO)
3. Monterey Bay Aquarium (CA)
4. Georgia Aquarium (GA)
5. San Diego Zoo (CA)

Top 5 Science Museums

1. Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History (DC)
2. Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum (DC)
3. The Children's Museum of Indianapolis (IN)
4. Cincinnati Museum Center/Museum of Natural History & Science (OH)
5. Center of Science and Industry (OH)

Top 5 Tourist Towns

1. Sanibel, FL
2. Gatlinburg, TN
3. Savannah, GA
4. St. Augustine, FL
5. Wisconsin Dells, WI

Top US family vacation destinations named
Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium



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