"Across religion and culture, butterflies are so significant to people. They represent change in people's lives ... Happiness, sorrow, rebirth, and transformation. Butterflies are very symbolic."
Visiting a butterfly garden will
lift your spirits!
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"It's incredible to see these vibrant and diverse creatures up close. I feel a sense of peace and tranquility just being in their presence."
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Butterfly Garden Michigan
Website: Detroit Zoo Butterfly Garden
The butterfly garden is open year-round and kept at a tropical 75 degrees. So if you're int eh midwest and dreaming of a tropical vacation you can't afford this year (you'll get there, sis) then maybe just check out a butterfly exhibit in Detroit. It's also a wedding venue. Just sayin.
This garden is an oasis of color, life and movement that will leave you awestruck and delighted.
Visitors of all ages come to our Butterfly Garden because they love being enveloped in nature's beauty and serenity. As one visitor puts it, "Upon entering the garden, I felt like I went to a magical place, where I witnessed nature's beauty at its best. I was amazed by the diversity of the butterflies and had a blast learning about their different habitats."
Our garden is home to a wide range of butterfly species, from the vibrant Monarch and the striking Black Swallowtail to the ethereal Painted Lady and the majestic Eastern Tiger Swallowtail. You might even see a butterfly emerging from its chrysalis, as they have been known to do during our exhibit.
Butterflies don't just inhabit the garden, they also serve as pollinators, which is critical to the survival of plants. When you visit our Butterfly Garden, you are not only enjoying the beauty of the butterflies, but also contributing to the conservation of their habitats.
At the Detroit Zoo Butterfly Garden, we provide a welcoming environment for visitors of all abilities. The garden is fully accessible to wheelchairs, and we provide rest areas and benches for visitors to take in the garden's beauty.
So, come explore our Butterfly Garden and discover a world you've never seen before. with a wide range of amenities and accessibility features that ensure all visitors can take part, we can't wait to share this natural wonder with you.
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Butterfly Garden Ohio
Website: Blooms & Butterflies
Take a stroll through lush flora adorned with hundred of colorful, exotic butterflies in Columbus, Ohio. Ohio's best Butterfly Exhibit is open March, April, and May at the Pacific Island Water Garden.
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Butterfly Gardens in Texas
Houston Butterfly Garden
Cockrell Butterfly Center
Cockrell Butterly Center has about 1200 reviews with a 4.8 rating—
here's a recent review from a Houston local.
Butterfly Garden Dallas
Texas Discover Gardens Butterly House
Listen, Texas is hot. And dry. If you find yourself in Dallas, but are searching for the jungle, you're going to want to go here. With a handful of memberships for adults, families, groups, and photographers ... You'll want to go at least twice. I'd be hopping on that $150 Photographer's membership for a year of unlimited photo shoots. Regular adult Adult admission to the Butterfly House is $10/day.
Florida Butterfly Gardens:
Butterfly Garden Coconut Creek
Website: Butterfly World
Described as "Fantastic, fanciful & fun" by a 5-star reviewer, this south Florida gem is the largest butterfly aviary in the world. Butterfly World opened in south Florida in 1988.
A magical place where you can witness nature's beauty up close and personal. Butterfly World is a wonderland of fluttering butterflies, vibrant flowers, and tropical trees, making it a must-visit destination for all ages.
Visitors love the opportunity to walk among tropical butterflies in a natural, open-air environment.
"It's like walking inside a fairy tale," says one satisfied patron. "The butterflies were so beautiful, and the garden was so serene and peaceful."
Butterfly World is home to a diverse range of butterfly species.
From the gorgeous Blue Morpho to the quirky Pipevine Swallowtail, and visitors can even spot the elusive Owl Butterfly. As you walk through the garden, you'll experience the joy of discovering new species and the wonder of seeing them up close.
Butterflies play an important role in pollination and the environment, and at Butterfly World, we believe in educating visitors on their role in nature. Our garden also includes avian exhibits and botanical gardens, showcasing the diverse ecosystems that butterflies call home.
Butterfly World is dedicated to providing a welcoming experience for all visitors. Our garden is fully accessible, and we offer a variety of amenities, including a gift shop, café, and picnic areas.
Admission to Butterfly World is affordably priced and discounts are available for groups and seniors. Come explore Butterfly World, where nature's beauty unfolds all around you. You will leave with a renewed sense of awe and wonder and with memories that will last a lifetime.
Butterfly Garden Key West
You already know this one's going to be amazing.
Lush densse forest-y butterfly garden in Key West.
Not sure you'll love it?
Check the live butterfly webcam here!
Butterfly Garden New Orleans
Website: Audubon Butterflies
This Asian themed lush garden is full of free-flying butterflies. A serene and gorgeous end to the Audubon Insectarium.
Butterfly Garden Wisconsin
Butterfly Garden Los Angeles
Butterfly Garden San Diego
Website: Butterfly Farms
Butterfly Farms is a nonprofit org dedicated to education, conservation, and research. Butterfly Farms in Encinitas offers guided educational tours for schools including home-schools.
Butterflies in Washington
You can attend the Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium in Tacoma!
The Tacoma zoo has a seasonal butterfly exhibit where visitors can walk among hundreds of butterflies in a beautiful tropical setting.
Washington Butterfly Hikes: Earn your butterflies!
Alternatively, you can take a hike to go see butterflies. Take a few hikes, if you want!
North Cascades National Park
North Cascades National Park is home to a variety of butterfly species, including:
- Western tailed blue butterfly
- mariposa copper butterfly
- silvery blue butterfly
Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge
Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge has wetlands and open meadows that provide ample habitat for butterflies.
Columbia Plateau Trail
Columbia Plateau Trail spans over 130 miles across Eastern Washington. There are abundant wildflowers that attract a variety of butterfly species.
These are just a few of the many places where you can see butterflies in Washington state. Keep in mind that the best time to see butterflies is during the warmer months, from late spring to early fall.