Butterfly watching does not mean sitting quietly in a silent corner of your garden, sneaking up to a beautiful giant skipper or a clouded Sulphur on a flower. It is something more than that. It is one of the most inspirational journeys to embark on. If you are one of the crazy butterfly lovers you need to know primarily is that just any place is not the right point to watch butterflies. They are found in specific places and not just everywhere, as they feed on specific plants and requires specific environment to thrive well. Here is some of the places worth your visit. They’re great places you can find butterflies to feast your eyes on.
Head over to the Canadian side of Niagara Falls and just outside is Niagara Park, it is one of the best spots in North America to see butterflies. There are more than 2,000 different species you can see. Butterfly lovers from all over the globe come here every summer to sit in the sun and just admire the butterflies floating by. Grab a quiet corner and just appreciate the magic and don’t forget your camera you’re going to want pictures of these amazing creatures.
Wings of Paradise
After you leave Niagara Park about 20 minutes up the road is a town called Cambridge and the Wings of Paradise. Not only can you get to see plenty of rare species of butterflies but they have rare plants and flowers.
Callaway Gardens is one of the largest enclosed butterfly gardens in the world. You can find it in Pine Mountain Georgia and they have butterflies from all over the world. They breed and nurture different butterfly species from South America and Asia, with more than 1,000 species and flitting around from plant to plant. There are butterfly enthusiasts from all over the world that come here every day.
If you’re feeling sentimental you can book your trip to coincide with June 19 which is Butterfly Day. You can celebrate amid the butterflies showing off their vibrant colors. You can help contribute to butterfly awareness and take your kids out to see local butterflies at a nearby park. A healthy butterfly population is indicative of a healthy local ecosystem, it really is important to save the butterflies. Butterfly watching can be as simple as sitting in a quiet corner of the garden and just appreciating the natural beauty.