Nothing makes our hearts flutter more than getting unexpected surprises at beautiful places. This October you will be able to visit a magical butterfly oasis at the Tucson Botanical Gardens in Arizona. You'll be surrounded by hundreds of butterflies and orchids making for a truly unforgettable experience. 

Located in Tucson, Arizona, these botanical gardens are filled with a variety of plants, such as cacti, succulents, orchids, and more. The Butterfly Magic exhibit is open Oct. 1 to May 31. Narcity has reached out to the Tucson Botanical Gardens and has confirmed that you can get up close with nearly 400 tropical butterflies from around the world during the exhibit! 

You'll also be able to visit an exhibit featuring Orchid mantis, fish and hundreds of beautiful orchids. The garden is open daily from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and on Thurs. and Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.  

While visiting the Butterfly Greenhouse it's possible that butterflies may land on you and give you one sweet butterfly kiss. Once you're done in the butterfly garden you can visit several others such as Aloe Alley, Pollinator Garden, Backyard Bird Garden and more.

There's also a cafe available that serves breakfast and lunch. It serves a variety of food items like quiche, hummus, hamburgers and more. 

Until Sept. 30 you can also bring your pets along to enjoy the gardens for only $3 per dog. The dog pass is good for one day so if you want to visit twice that day you can.

Dog days are usually from June 1 to Sept. 30. You can also get unlimited access to the gardens with your furry friend for only $20. 

Tucson Botanical Garden 

Price: $13 per person

Location: 2150 N. Alvernon Way, Tucson, AZ 85712

Why you should go: This enchanting garden will feature a tropical butterfly exhibit from October through May. It'll be a truly magical experience!

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