The Oldest Aquarium In America Is Right Here In Michigan And It’s Amazing

There are few experiences more magical than walking through an aquarium, no matter what your age. The blue glow of water creates a unique ambiance as schools of fish rush by in every direction. A trip to the aquarium incites a childlike glee that simply can’t be found anywhere else — and it’s a pastime that has charmed Americans for years. But did you know that our beloved Michigan is home to the oldest aquarium in the country? Here’s one destination that you simply must visit.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

Do you have any beloved memories from a past visit to Belle Isle Aquarium? We would absolutely love to hear your stories in the comment section below.