Looking for something educational to do with the kids this summer? Open to the public butterfly gardens can be found all around the First Coast, including at these locations:


Jacksonville Arboretum & Gardens- a 120 acre urban woodland located at 1445 Millcoe Road, Jacksonville. Open seven days a week from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.


Tree Hill Nature Center – 50 acres of natural walking trails featuring three ecosystems, located at 7152 Lone Star Rd. Jacksonville. Open Monday – Saturday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.


Jacksonville Zoo & Gardens, which includes a Butterfly Hollow. Located at 370 Zoo Parkway, Jacksonville, the zoo is open daily 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday – Friday; 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Sunday and holidays.