This is touted as the longest cave system in the world, with 350 miles of wondrous limestone and sandstone formations. For cave tours, visit the Grand Avenue, Frozen Niagara and Fat Man's Misery. These can be seen on lighted tours and paraffin lamp tours. For those who are a little adventurous, choose the route where you can experience crawling in mud and dusty tunnels. Finally, take a boat ride through the Echo River Tour along the underground river.
Be awed in beauty and wonder when you explore the deep rocky canyons, caverns, ancient sea ledges, thorny shrubs, and cactus of this cave tucked below the dessert terrain. There are about 119 caves you can explore which are formed with sulfuric acid and limestone. You can explore the Big Room and Main Corridor with self-guided cave tours or explore the underground with ranger-guided tours like the Bell Cord Room, Bit Frost Room, Bat Cave and the like. At night, you can see the exodus of the Brazilian free-tailed bats.
This covers 173 miles of sparkling calcites or crystals adorning its walls. It is considered the third longest caves to visit in the US. You can also explore some of the drapery formations in its caverns. Choose from among the cave tours being offered mainly the Discovery Tour, Scenic Tour, Historic Lantern Tour, and Wild Caving Tour.
This is known for its 60 foot high that can be viewed from a bridge; you can feel like you are in Niagara Falls only that it is located underground. Although there are no bats in the area, you can explore the wishing well, echo chambers, and a wedding chapel where there are 400 weddings performed to date. This is best for a family adventure for guided cave tours as is it child friendly.
This stretches about 4.6 miles of limestone deposits created over a million years ago. This is famous for its Native American settlers who used the caves as shelter. The cavern system attracts a lot of tourists because of its historical significance related to the Confederates war, the hide out of the infamous Jesse James as well as settings of some of the known movies in the United States.
Ever since automobiles were invented and paved roads began to crisscross the nation, Americans have been going on road trips. Whole industries sprung up around these early adventurers, including motels and roadside souvenir shops. Here are ten road trip...