We received complimentary admission to the aquarium in exchange for our review. However, all thoughts and opinions are our own.
5 Reason’s Ripley’s Aquarium & Attractions are Perfect for the Whole Family
It has been a few years since we first visited Ripley’s Aquarium and Attractions in Gatlinburg. However, with family coming in to visit, we knew this was the one place that we had to take them to. The Aquarium and attractions are the perfect experience for families as there is something for everyone no matter how young or old they are. You can read about our first visit to the aquarium in Family Fun at Ripley’s Aquarium and keep on reading here for our top 5 reasons that Ripley’s is perfect for the whole family & see some of our favorite photos from our visit.
Reasons Why Ripley’s Is Perfect For the Whole Family
- Hands on Activities/Immersive Experiences – From exhibits including petting a jellyfish to interactive screens and a play center. There are hands on activities throughout Ripley’s Aquarium. These activities help to draw in, engage, and entertain visitors of all ages. From toddlers to grand parents, they will enjoy interacting and immersing themselves in the exhibits around them
- Aquatic Life – From the beginning of the aquarium till the exit, there is evidence of aquatic life. Each exhibit has information on the exhibit including habits and facts. Some of our favorite exhibits include the tiny seahorses and the beautiful sharks. No matter if they are looking at the animals for fun or reading the information presented to learn more, your family will love sharing this experience with each other.
- Wide Variety of Exhibits – The aquarium has a variety of exhibits & attractions inside including personal experiences (cost is extra), informative shows, rotating exhibits, penguin playhouse and more. Everyone in your group will find the variety of options offered to be the perfect way to spend the day while in Gatlinburg. You can read about all the incredible options at Ripley’s Aquarium on their website.
- Photo Opportunities – When traveling with multiple generations it is important to document the memories and Ripley’s is overflowing with options for photo shoots. No matter how old they are, everyone will love posing with family to preserve the memories of their visit and of each other. These are pictures that will last a lifetime and looking back at the pictures will evoke warm memories of their visit to Ripley’s.
- Additional Attractions – The aquarium is amazing but if you are looking for even more fun to be had in Gatlinburg, you will want to check some or all of the 7 additional Ripley’s attractions nearby. From the Ripley’s Odditorium to the Putt-Putt Golf Courses these fun attractions appeal to every of your family and will provide fun entertainment every day of your visit. Ripley’s offers a discount when you buy a multi-admission ticket so make sure you make plans before visiting so you save. To learn more about the other attractions offered by Ripley’s, check out our post Ripley’s Attractions in Gatlinburg.
These are just a few of our favorite reasons why Ripley’s is perfect for the whole family and guests of all ages. If you are going to be in the Gatlinburg area for a quick visit or a week long family vacation, we believe you and your family will find Ripley’s as magical as we do & will wish you had visited sooner.