It’s the middle of summer and many Idahoans are looking for ways to stay cool. What better way to beat the heat than to seek solace in an underground cave? And this isn’t just any cave. The Mammoth Cave is the largest volcanic cave in the world that is open for the public to explore. This cave definitely lives up to its name.

But wait, there’s more. When you’re done exploring the cave, you can stop by the Shoshone Bird Museum, which is chock full of hundreds of artifacts and bizarre taxidermy animals. There’s a lot more to see beyond what simply appears to be a roadside attraction, so be sure to check it out.

Have you visited the Mammoth Cave? What’s your favorite underground cave in Idaho?

And don’t forget to check out the Epic Cave Hike Every Idahoan Should Cross Off Their Bucket List!

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