FamilyFun Magazine recognized the Tennessee Aquarium as one of the best places for family travel in 2013.
The publication surveyed 2,000 moms about their all-time favorite U.S. travel destinations, local officials said in a news release.
The Tennessee Aquarium was selected as one of the top 10 museums, zoos and aquariums in the country.
The local attraction is featured in the April edition, according to the news release.
Local leaders also celebrated the aquarium’s 20 millionth visitor Sunday.
Nicole Brooks, who was traveling from Indianapolis to Florida with her children, Landen and Olivia, was the lucky visitor.
“Olivia loves penguins and turtles, so I searched online, and when I saw the Tennessee Aquarium’s great reviews, we decided to plan a stopover in Chattanooga,” Brooks said, according to a prepared statement.
To celebrate the milestone, leaders offered a gift package that included a one-year aquarium membership, passes for the IMAX 3-D Theater and River Gorge Explorer, a behind-the-scenes tour and a Chattanooga VIP pass to other area attractions.