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This Is Missouri’s Most Famous Cave & Why It’s Worth Visiting Today
Missourians flock to the Meramec Caverns for a good cause. Several fun and fascinating attractions are available, making this a fantastic destination.
(TheTravel.Com) Signs on barns and buildings along the historic U.S. Route 66 and throughout the Midwest tout Meramec Caverns as the region’s must-see attraction, making it impossible to miss when in the area. Somewhere in the Ozark Mountains, close to Stanton, Missouri, are the Meramec Caverns, one of the most entertaining and endearing roadside attractions in the state.
The Meramec Caverns are the most well-known cave in Missouri, drawing in upwards of 150,000 visitors annually, thanks mainly to the fifty or so billboards advertising the site as a tourist destination along Interstate 44. The limestone cave, discovered in 1722, was opened to the public in the mid-1930s by Lester B. Dill, and here’s why it’s worth visiting today…Read the rest