The Lantern-Lit Cave Tour In Arizona Is A Unique Way To Experience Kartchner Caverns
How would you like to go on a spelunking expedition similar to those of original cave explorers? Kartchner Caverns offers a lantern-lit tour where the underground passageways are illuminated only by the light from your hardhat. This unique, family-friendly adventure just might be one of the best hidden gems in Arizona.
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Please note: the Helmet & Headlamp Tour has been put on pause due to COVID-19. Visit the Kartchner Caverns website or Facebook page to be the first to know when it comes back. The Big Room Tour is still available, as are the Discovery Center and aboveground attractions. Discovery Center hours are 8 a.m. until 6 p.m. from May 19 through December 6, and 8:30 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. the remainder of the year.
Katie Lawrence is a Southeast Texas native who graduated 18th in her high school class with a GPA of 4.25. She attended college in the Houston area and changed her major twice (psychology, computer science, and finally criminal justice) before taking a leap of faith and dropping out to pursue a career in freelance writing.
Today, Katie writes for the Texas and Arizona pages of OnlyInYourState.com and has never been more passionate about a job before. Outside of work, you can likely find her curled up on the sofa with a hot cup of coffee, watching a crime TV show or scary movie.
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