Tag: US – Mammoth Cave National Park

The Most Beautiful Place in Each U.S. State; Anne Olivia Bauso; Travel+Leisure

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From magical deserts to beautiful beaches, these are the most beautiful places in the U.S.

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Mammoth Cave National Park: The Longest Cave in the World and Much More; Katherine Gallagher; TreeHugger

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Explore Mammoth Cave National Park with Katherine Gallagher’s list of 10 mind-blowing facts, including its unique karst topography, springs, caves, and rich history.

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When Tuberculosis Patients Quarantined Inside Kentucky’s Mammoth Cave; Leo DeLuca; Smithsonian Magazine

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In the early 1840s, believing the air was therapeutic, Kentucky doctor John Croghan ran a consumption sanatorium deep underground…

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Guide to Visiting Mammoth Cave National Park
; Margaret Littman; AARP

This Kentucky national park is known for having the world’s longest known cave system. From hiking to tours and more, here’s how to plan a trip.

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Travel: Kentucky’s underground rock star: Mammoth Cave National Park; Michael Schroeder; Washington Post

Weeks before Michael Schroeder actually headed to Mammoth Cave National Park for a weekend trip, and a day after he’d booked several guided cave tours, he encircled his chest with a tape measure.

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Enslaved Tour Guide Stephen Bishop Made Mammoth Cave the Must-See Destination It Is Today; Joy Lanzendorfer; Smithsonian.com

In the 1830s and ’40s, the pioneering spelunker mapped out many of the underground system’s most popular spots…

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Weary of Winter Already? It’s Always Cozy in Mammoth Cave; Amy Kneuven Brownlee; Cincinnati Magazine

You could fly to Florida for a cold-weather getaway, or you could go underground.

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Kentucky Is Home to the World’s Largest Cave System; Matt Kirouac; The Culture Trip

With more than 400 miles (642.7 kilometers) of mapped passageways, Mammoth Cave is a subterranean world of mystery and discovery.

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