Enjoy a tropical rainforest experience with over 1,600 butterflies fluttering around you when you visit the Butterfly Pavilion in Denver, Colorado. The top-rated attraction is considered a zoo for small wonders...
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The Butterfly Pavilion in Denver, Colorado

Considered a zoo of small wonders, the Butterfly Pavilion is one of the most visited attractions within Denver Colorado. Visit with over 5,000 animals, of which 1,600 are butterflies located in a tropical rainforest environment. Stroll along the garden areas with a nature trail which can take you along a journey to visit the many creatures located at the pavilion. Hotels near Butterfly Pavilion Denver can provide you with comfortable lodgings near the attraction so you can rest easy after a long day of exploring the many small wonders of the world.

For extended-stay accommodations, choose the Residence Inn by Marriott Denver-Westminster Hotel. This hotel offers apartment-style guest rooms with living rooms, bedrooms, and kitchen areas. You will be able to prepare meals in-room with access to a full refrigerator, oven, and microwave. This makes your visit more affordable and enjoyable while in Denver. Included in the hotel amenities is a free full breakfast, social hour, basketball court, fitness center, and outdoor swimming pool.

A second hotel choice is the DoubleTree by Hilton Denver-Westminster. This hotel is located near the Butterfly Pavilion as well and offers you several guest room options including standard rooms, suites, executive options, and more. Every comfortable guest room includes Sweet Dream bedding for a lovely night’s rest, Wi-Fi service, a speakerphone, hair dryer, alarm clock, and more. Relax comfortably after a visit to the unique Butterfly Pavilion in Denver.

Things to Do

The Butterfly Pavilion is home to five different exhibits, with four indoor areas and the outdoor gardens and nature trail. You will find the small zoo offers an inside look at invertebrates, all animals with no backbone. The zoo features butterflies at the Wings of the Tropics section of the facility, which is home to over 1,000 butterflies from around the world. Watch the tiny caterpillars emerge from the chrysalides as butterflies and see how they are released into the facility. Spend time outside watching the invertebrates in action or visit the Water’s Edge where you will find sea cucumbers, sea stars, horseshoe crabs, and more to explore. Visit each aspect of the pavilion to enjoy the full experience of the lovely outdoor and indoor attraction.

Getting Around

The location of the Butterfly Pavilion is on West 104th Avenue in Westminster Colorado, just 20 minutes north of Denver. You can easily travel to the attraction with your personal vehicle or rental car. Free parking makes it easy for you to park and enjoy the attraction at no charge. When at the pavilion, you can move about easily on-foot.

Additional Info

Hotels near Butterfly Pavilion Denver allow you to easily visit the facility for a fun day out with family or friends. At the attraction, there are several events that take place on a regular basis from yoga to photography classes. Contact the pavilion during your stay to see what activities are taking place during your trip. You never know what type of event is occurring at the pavilion that you can enjoy.