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Where The Butterflies Roam

Ten places to enjoy the flight of the butterflies.

Although the summer months are generally peak butterfly season, many of these winged, vibrant insects began to add their whimsical touch to the surroundings during the first signs of spring. And there are many places around the globe solely dedicated to exploring the beauty of butterflies.

Once a wealthy neighborhood, Surfridge, California, is a ghost town turned butterfly sanctuary. The El Segundo Butterfly Preserve is now home to thousands of blue butterflies. Inside Singapore’s Changi Airport resides a two-story butterfly haven. Believed to be the first airport butterfly garden in the world, around 40 species call the garden home. From a unique dining experience amid fluttery creatures to one of the largest butterfly parks in the world, here are a few destinations to frolic with butterflies.