You’ll Want To Plan A Day Trip To Florida’s Magical Butterfly House
One of the most splendid parts of springtime is seeing all those butterflies fluttering around after spending time cooped up in their cocoons. What if we told you there was a place where you could see hundreds of free-flying butterflies all in one place? Sounds too magical to be true, right? Except that at Butterfly Rainforest in Gainsville, Florida, this dream becomes reality for all who enter.
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If you’re looking to plan a trip to the Butterfly Rainforest, you can use the address below to lead you along or click here for more information on hours. Regular ticket prices are $14. For students and Florida residents, tickets are $12. For guests age 3 to 17 tickets are $7. Tickets are also free for UF students.
3215 Hull Rd, Florida Museum of Natural History, Gainesville, FL, 32611-2710
A New Jersey native with over 15 years of writing experience, Marisa has studied at both New York University and Florida International University. She has lived all over the country, including a decade stint in South Florida. Marisa is well-versed in exploration as she travels a good majority of the year in her self-converted Sprinter van. Her articles have been featured in various notable publications over the years, she has a published collection of short stories, and three completed screenplays under her belt.
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