Weekend Getaways: Newport Aquarium

Newport, KY

Calla Monroe, Photographer

87.2 miles from Eastside Tech, a million gallons of water hold thousands of animals from all across the world.

Newport Aquarium is the only aquarium in the state of Kentucky. They showcase more than ten thousand animals in more than seventy exhibits, while also featuring five see-through tunnels.

Animals featured include sharks, stingrays, alligators, penguins, frogs, and many fish.