New York March 01, 2019
The Butterfly Forest In New York That’s The Perfect Family Destination
The month of February may be behind us, but that doesn’t mean New York is letting go of its winter weather anytime soon. As of late, New Yorkers in all regions of our state have been seeing major snow storms and results of harsh winter weather, something that can get quite tiring to deal with. If you need a break from the cold but want to stay in your own backyard, make sure you take a look at this incredible indoor rainforest that’s filled with hundreds of butterflies.
Part of The Strong Museum, the Dancing Wings Butterfly Garden is the only indoor butterfly garden that remains open all year long in Upstate New York.
Filled with hundreds upon hundreds of butterflies, all throughout the year New Yorkers and curious out-of-towners can come and explore a lush tropical rainforest in Rochester.
Filled with both native and tropical butterflies, you'll have the most splendid time playing a game of "I Spy" while trying to spot all of the butterflies that so beautifully blend into the forest.
As you walk through the butterfly garden, you'll want to keep your head on a swivel as butterflies are known to be just about everywhere and will often even land right on you!
One of the many features of this butterfly garden that you won't want to miss is the Chrysalis Case, where you'll get to see various butterflies transforming right before you.
At Dancing Wings, you'll get to enjoy so many different butterfly-infused experiences, from watching them grow to watching them feast on sweet fruit laid out for all of them.
There are also other things that you'll also notice as you begin to fully explore Dancing Wings.
The butterfly garden features both turtle ponds and koi ponds, with turtles known to often wander around outside of the waters.
Aside from the butterflies, residents of Dancing Wings like Watson the chameleon and the garden's beloved toucan are known to win over guests.
Your entire family will be able to appreciate this hands-on activity, especially during the winter time when you're seeking a tropical environment.
Even shaped like a butterfly, the Dancing Wings Butterfly Garden is the ultimate day trip for New Yorkers of all ages to enjoy.
The Dancing Wings Butterfly Garden is located at
1 Manhattan Square Dr., Rochester, NY 14607
Open Monday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sunday from 12:20 p.m. to 5 p.m., with last entry taking place a half-hour before closing. To find out more about the Dancing Wings Butterfly Garden,
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