The Magical Butterfly Farm In Kentucky That Can Be Found Where You’d Least Expect It
There are many things to admire throughout Kentucky’s natural landscape, but some of the most overlooked and underrated features are the insects. These fascinating creatures play a vital role in the landscape of our state, and arguably the most beautiful of these is the butterfly. There’s something mesmerizing about seeing colorful butterflies out in the wild, but there’s one place in Kentucky where you can almost always find them fluttering about. Idlewild Butterfly Farm is hiding in a historic building in Louisville, and this magical butterfly farm is a wonderful place to visit for all ages.
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The Idlewild Butterfly Farm can be found in an unexpected place in urban Louisville, and it’s a magical place to interact with these fascinating insects and learn why they are so important to the environment. Have you been to this hidden gem or would you like to visit? Share your thoughts with us in the comments!
Idlewild Butterfly Farm is located at 1100 Logan St., Louisville, KY 40204. For more information, visit its website here and follow along on Facebook here for all of the updates and to find out what experiences are available.
And for a different type of farm experience in Kentucky where you’re also likely to find a butterfly or two, check out our previous article here.
A Cincinnati native who has lived in Kentucky for over 10 years, Andrea's heart belongs both in the Queen City and the Bluegrass State. After earning an education degree and working in that field for a number of years, Andrea began to pursue her passion for writing over 6 years ago. Since then she has written for a number of print and online publications, as well as published a children's book.
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