The Longest Underground Swinging Bridge In The World Is Right Here In Kentucky
If you have always been intrigued by underground caves, then Kentucky is a great place to be. The Bluegrass State is known for many things, but if you know the state well, then you are quick to share that Kentucky is one of the best destinations in the world for cave exploration. Of course we all know and love Mammoth Cave, the longest known system in the world, but the other caves in the state are very much worth a visit.
If you’re looking for a unique experience that you can’t have anywhere else, then head to the town of Horse Cave and Hidden River Cave. The history of this town and cave is remarkable and now you can cross the longest underground swinging bridge in the world, right here in Kentucky, on a memorable guided tour.
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The experiences you can have at Hidden River Cave are out of this world, so it only makes sense that it is now also home to the longest underground swinging bridge in the world. Test your courage and take a guided tour through the cave and give this memorable bridge a try. Did you know this was now hiding underground in Kentucky? Would you cross it? Let us know in the comments!
For more information on Hidden River Cave and the American Cave Museum, visit their website here. Public tours do not require a reservation and they are offered all year long. Cave and Museum Address: 119 E Main Street, Horse Cave, KY, 42749
And if you’re looking for more underground adventure in Kentucky, check out our previous article here.
A Cincinnati native who has lived in Kentucky for over 10 years, Andrea's heart belongs both in the Queen City and the Bluegrass State. After earning an education degree and working in that field for a number of years, Andrea began to pursue her passion for writing over 6 years ago. Since then she has written for a number of print and online publications, as well as published a children's book.
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