Make your kids' beach days even more meaningful by learning about the complex and varied ecosystems that exist below the sea. While the lil ones are sure to take some new knowledge away from most every aquarium in the country, there are some that truly go above and beyond when it comes to accommodating little landlubbers.
Here, we've selected the country's 10 best aquariums for kids. Some offer sightings of amazing animals that you won't see anywhere else, while others give kids the opportunity to have once-in-a-lifetime adventures. (Who would forget a sleepover among the whales and sharks?) Regardless of where you go and why, you're guaranteed a good time with these 10 underwater experiences.