Ever wanted to touch a shark or stingray? How about see New England’s only white beluga whales? Discover amazing secrets of the sea at the best aquariums in the US.
A young visitor looks at a 400,000-gallon water tank filled with stingrays, sea turtles -- and 17-foot-long sharks! They’re all part of the Gulf of Mexico exhibit at the Audubon Aquarium of the Americas in <a title="New Orleans" href="http://www.travelchannel.com/destinations/new-orleans" target="_blank"><b>New Orleans</b></a>. The aquarium showcases aquatic life throughout North and South America.