We did it again: Fort Worth Zoo ranks in the top 10!
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We did it again: Fort Worth Zoo ranks in the top 10!

TripAdvisor names Fort Worth Zoo No. 10 zoo in the United States

FORT WORTH, Texas – The Fort Worth Zoo was named the No. 10 zoo in the nation, according to TripAdvisor’s 2014 Travelers’ Choice awards. The world’s largest travel site recognized 25 zoos around the country with this honor, based upon millions of reviews from TripAdvisor travelers.

The honor comes as the Zoo announced its busiest July since 1997, with more than 120,000 visitors.

Travelers’ Choice award winners were determined using the quantity and quality of reviews for zoos worldwide throughout a 12-month period.

“It’s an honor to be recognized among such world-class organizations,” said Michael Fouraker, Fort Worth Zoo executive director. “We strive to give our guests an enjoyable and memorable experience, and we’re thrilled our guests consider the Fort Worth Zoo to be among the best in the nation.”

This is the second time in 2014 that the Fort Worth Zoo has ranked among the top zoos in the country. In April, FamilyFun magazine named Fort Worth a Top 10 Zoo or Aquarium after families from across the country voted on kid-friendly travel destinations for the Family Fun Travel Awards.

TripAdvisor is the world’s largest travel site, enabling travelers to plan and have the perfect trip. TripAdvisor offers trusted advice from real travelers and a wide variety of travel choices and planning features with seamless links to booking tools. TripAdvisor branded sites make up the largest travel community in the world, reaching nearly 280 million unique monthly visitors, and more than 170 million reviews and opinions covering more than 4 million accommodations, restaurants and attractions.

The nationally acclaimed Fort Worth Zoo has been ranked the No. 5 zoo in the nation by USA Travel Guide, the No. 1 attraction in the DFW Metroplex by Zagat survey and a top 10 zoo or aquarium by FamilyFun magazine and TripAdvisor’s Traveler’s Choice awards. The Zoo is home to more than 500 animal species and a world-famous reptile collection, housed in the brand new Museum of Living Art (MOLA). The institution’s focus on education and conservation is second to none, enhancing the lives of more than 1 million visitors a year.


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