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Zoo Miami receives outstanding recognition from U.S. News & World Report, Trip Advisor, and DK Eyewitness Guides

MIAMI (July 21, 2017)

Zoo Miami was recently recognized from three trustworthy and respected sources including U.S. News & World Report, Trip Advisor, and DK Eyewitness Guides.  From being listed as one of the most popular places to visit to having received a 2017 Certificate of Excellence, Zoo Miami is honored to be included in these elite sources of information for travelers and locals.

Zoo Miami is proud to be included in the latest report from U.S. News & World Report where Miami ranked among the top 25 vacation spots in the United States.  In this report, the magazine selected Miami Beach, Little Havana and Zoo Miami as the Top 3 most popular places to visit. Miami placed 15th overall on the list.  U.S. News considered a variety of factors, attractions, hotels, and dining options, as well as votes from thousands of travelers, to determine which vacation destinations are considered the best in the USA.  The complete report can be read here: http://travel.usnews.com/Miami_FL/

In addition, Zoo Miami has once again been recognized with a 2017 Certificate of Excellence, based on the consistently great reviews earned on TripAdvisor.  Only select businesses receive this certificate and Zoo Miami has received the same award consecutively from 2011-2015. (https://www.tripadvisor.com)

In other great news, DK Eyewitness Guides named Zoo Miami as one of the top ten places to visit in Miami and the Keys.  Zoo Miami will be featured in the upcoming DK Travel Guide Top 10 Miami and the Keys edition (https://www.dk.com/us). 

About U.S. News & World Report
For over 80 years, U.S. News & World Report has been a publisher of news and information that empowers people to make better, more informed decisions about important issues affecting their lives. USNews.com has become one of the fastest growing news and information brands by bringing the company's heritage of credible advice and guidance to a global online audience.

About TripAdvisor
TripAdvisor, the world’s largest travel site*, enables travelers to unleash the full potential of every trip. With more than 500 million reviews and opinions covering the world’s largest selection of travel listings worldwide, TripAdvisor provides travelers with the wisdom of the crowds to help them decide where to stay, how to fly, what to do, and where to eat.  TripAdvisor-branded sites are available in 49 markets, and are home to the world’s largest travel community of 390 million average unique monthly visitors, all looking to get the most out of every trip. 

About DK Eyewitness Guides
Founded in London in 1974, DK, Dorling Kindersley, are publishers of highly-illustrated travel guides of which they have published in excess of 200 so far. They are translated into all major languages and distributed throughout the world. DK was and is now the world's leading illustrated reference publisher and part of Penguin Random House.  DK produces content for consumers in over 100 countries and 63 languages.

About Zoo Miami
Visitors to Zoo Miami can now enjoy the NEW Florida: Mission Everglades expansion with alligators, bobcats, a bald eagle, a Florida panther and more impressive Florida natives.  Guests can slide along otters, come face to face with bears, crawl through a tunnel in the crocodile exhibit, float along the Lostman’s River “airboat” ride, play in the Cypress Landing Playground, and more!

Zoo Miami is located at 12400 SW 152 Street, Miami, FL 33177. Hours are 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.; ticket booths close at 4 p.m.  Parking is free. For more information, please visit www.zoomiami.org or call (305) 251-0400.