Connecticut's zoos, aquariums, and animal parks are always fascinatingConnecticut's many zoos, aquariums, and animal parks are a fun place to visit for people of all ages. The variety and splendor of exotic animals, farm animals, fish and marine animals is inspiring.
Visits to explore the wonderful diversity of the globe's creatures are just one of the many family activities that parents and kids can enjoy on a vacation in CT.
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Marine life wonders at the Mystic Aquarium
One of America’s great aquariums is this magnificent marine institution in historic Mystic. Explore the depths of our ocean planet through breathtaking indoor and outdoor exhibits where thousands of creatures are on display. Meet beluga whales, African penguins, rescued seals, colorful fish, 30 different species of frogs. Reach in and touch a shark, stingray or even an exotic reptile. You’ll delight to the sea lions with their exciting personalities and behaviors. Go behind the scenes to meet your favorite animals in one of the exclusive encounter programs. Step in to Exploration: Wild! and discover the earth’s most extreme environments. Take a virtual ride at the 4-D Theater and stretch your mind at the National Geographic Theater. Sea more at MysticAquarium.org.