When it comes to our gift list this Christmas, we always try to do one “experience” gift for the whole family! So far we’ve done season passes to the zoo, to Busch Gardens and to our local aquarium. And for some reason, the girls REALLY took to the aquarium. Our passes have been expired for a few months now, and they ask almost weekly to go back! We were pretty happy that they enjoyed this experience, because our ultimate goal is to go Long Beach whale watching when they get a bit older – we’re pretty confident they’ll enjoy that!What Are the Best Aquariums in the Country? #aquarium #underthesea Click To Tweet
For many people, particularly families traveling, aquariums can, in and of themselves be a reason to visit a particular location. And aquariums are great for parents and children alike. When you take your children to an aquarium, it allows them to see first-hand different animals and habitats. It expands their minds beyond what they see in their everyday world.
Aquariums can also be a good place to learn about protecting the environment and the effects our behaviors have on the world around us, plus many aquariums provide opportunities for interactive and hands-on learning.Continue reading