FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) A travel web site has compiled a list of the best zoos in the United States and the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo is on it. TripAdvisor released its Travelers” Choice winners Tuesday and of the 25 zoos to make the list, the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo came in at number 11, higher than such noted zoos as the Columbus Zoo and the Lincoln Park Zoo.
Overall, the Henry Doorly Zoo in Omaha, Nebraska came in at number one, followed by the San Diego Zoo, the St. Louis Zoo, San Diego Zoo Safari Park, Cheyenne Mountain Zoo in Colorado Springs, Memphis Zoo, Denver Zoo, Riverbanks Zoos and Botanical Gardens in Columbia, South Carolina, Zoo Miami and the Fort Worth Zoo.
The Travelers” Choice awards are based on reviews from TripAdvisor users using an algorithm that took into account the quantity and quality of reviews gathered over a 12-month period.