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Butterfly World - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

Tradewinds Park, 3600 W Sample Rd, Coconut Creek, FL 33073, USA

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About Butterfly World

Opened in 1988, it is the largest butterfly park in the world, and the first park of its kind in the Western Hemisphere. The facility houses around 20,000 live butterflies. In addition to the birds and butterfly exhibits, visitors can view the laboratory where the butterflies are raised and can see the different stages including eggs, caterpillars, and pupae.


Attractions Near Butterfly World

Splash Adventure Water Park
Splash Adventure Water Park4.44km from Butterfly World

Splash Adventure Water Park is an exciting destination for thrill-seekers and family fun alike. Featuring five main attractions - Shady Swamp, River Rapids, SplashDown, AquaPlayset, and Gator Lagoon - there are activities suitable for guests of all ages and skill levels. On the River Rapids, riders can brave the twists and turns on double tubes or individual rafts. The DropZone provides a free fall of up to 30 feet into a watery abyss.

Fern Forest Nature Center
Fern Forest Nature Center4.55km from Butterfly World

The Fern Forest Nature Center is a great destination for a fun and educational day out. The natural center consists of 310 acres of land, filled with a variety of different structures and features. Visitors can enjoy the woods, marsh, and wetland trails that allow them to explore the plants and wildlife in the area. In addition to these trails, the nature center offers interactive exhibits about the importance of protecting the environment as well as educational programming .

Quiet Waters Park
Quiet Waters Park4.8km from Butterfly World

Quiet Waters Park is an oasis of beauty and nature. Spanning across 339 acres, the park features lush green scenery as soon as you walk through its gates. Whether it's a leisurely stroll around Lake Renne or taking part in recreational activities such as paddle boating, canoeing or kayaking - Quiet Waters Park offers something for everyone. With plenty of picnic tables and grills throughout the park, visitors can enjoy a picnic with family and friends in tranquil natural surroundings.

Sample-McDougald House Preservation Society

The Sample-McDougald House Preservation Society is a dedicated organization that works to maintain the unique local history of Broward County, Florida. Founded in 1985, their mission is to preserve and protect culturally significant properties, including the historic Sample-McDougald House - one of the area’s oldest and grandest residences. This 1885 Queen Anne style house stands as a testament to the preservation efforts of the society’s members.

Hillsboro Inlet Lighthouse
Hillsboro Inlet Lighthouse9.1km from Butterfly World

This Lighthouse stands over 75 feet tall in the Pompano Beach. Completed in 1907, it was initially lit to help guide ships around the shallow reefs of the inlet of the same name. The lighthouse is still an important navigational landmark today, and remains a beloved part of the Broward County with its whitewashed walls, beige trim and bright red door. Tours are available from April through October each year that offer visitors insight into the fascinating history of this timeless lighthouse.

The Deerfield Beach Historical Society
The Deerfield Beach Historical Society9.17km from Butterfly World

The Deerfield Beach Historical Society is a non-profit organization that's committed to preserving the unique history of Broward County, through various preservation and educational efforts. Founded in 1965, the society oversees an array of activities, including historical tours, educational programs, and restoration projects. In addition to promoting public appreciation for the local heritage of Deerfield Beach, they also research and document historical events related with Broward County.

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Broward County is one of the three counties in South Florida that make up the Miami metropolitan area. Broward County's urbanized area occupies 427.8 square miles of land. The largest portion of the county is the Conservation Area that extends west to border Collier County. The conservation area is 796.9 square miles and consists of wetlands, much of which are part of the Everglades National Park.

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