You Can Swim With Stingrays At Adventure Aquarium In New Jersey
If you’re looking for a once in a lifetime experience, head to New Jersey’s Adventure Aquarium. It’s a unique place for a variety of reasons including being home to the largest collection of sharks on the East Coast, being the only aquarium in the world to exhibit hippos, and being one of only six aquariums in the US to have Little Blue penguins as permanent residents. They’re also home to the largest shark bridge in the world, the only Great Hammerhead Shark on display in the U.S., and a 40-foot shark tunnel that traverses and underwater world.
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/
If you’re interested in adding on a special animal encounter, click here. It’s the experience of a lifetime! You’ll also want to check out unique events at the aquarium including Shark in the Dark nights, Christmas Underwater, Mermaid visits, and Hippo Conservation Weekend (coming up February 15-17).
Kristen is a writer, editor, and social media maven who loves her state. Born and raised in New Jersey, sharing all it has to offer is her passion. After attending Montclair State University, she continued her education online, obtaining certifications in social media management.
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