Make your next escape to the year-round sun and warmth with a visit to Florida. Point your compass toward the Cape Coral and Fort Myers area for plenty of fun in the sun and time at the beach and crashing waves of the Gulf. If you’re a nature lover, there are many ecological preserves and other places –like The Butterfly Estates –that specialize in keeping Florida’s ecosystem and all its parts clean and protected. Make The Butterfly Estates in Fort Myers a part of your next visit. They are located at 1815 Flower Street in Fort Myers and are open Tuesday-Sunday, 10 a.m. -2 p.m. They are closed Mondays and many major holidays. Contact them at 239-690-2359.
Run by the Florida Native Butterfly Society, a 501C3 charity based in Fort Myers, the butterfly house is a 3,600 square foot glass conservatory building. Butterflies are actively raised and released from the house weekly, and guest can come see the life cycle of the butterfly. Adults, 13 years old and older are $10, ages 3-12 are $6, and children under three get in free. Ask about senior, resident, student, and military discounts.
Gardening classes are held on-site by Thrifty Garden. Learn tips and tricks for your home garden, including the best plants to attract butterflies! The class schedule is maintained by Thrifty Gardens. Contact them at 239-202-0221 to find out about upcoming classes.
Education at the Butterfly Museum in Fort Myers
The Butterfly Estates in Fort Myers emphasizes education and conservation. They take pride in teaching Florida residents and guests about butterflies. There are educational tours, classes, and other outreach programs that help everyone get to know butterflies and their benefits to the environment.
Choose Cape Coral 4Vacation
From a cozy studio for a small family, to a spacious four-bedroom for a larger group, Cape Coral 4 Vacations has a vacation rental that’s perfect for you on your next Cape Coral and Fort Myers area getaway. Step in and feel the stresses and worries of home melt away, knowing all your needs will be met. Enjoy preparing a meal in the fully equipped kitchen. Stretch out with some popcorn and your favorite show or movie. There are multiple private spaces like patios, balconies, and even your own bedroom. Choose our Cape Coral seasonal rentals for flat screen TVs, stainless steel appliances, a wet bar, plush furnishings, and more.
Contact us today to start planning a Cape Coral adventure to remember for years to come and enjoy a trip to the butterfly museum in Fort Myers, as well!