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 We Finally Caved!

Meramec Caverns | Sullivan, MO
April 1, 2017

Yeah, you guessed it. This post is about caves. Specifically, Meramec Caverns in Sullivan, Missouri.

I can’t help but to remember the last time I was in a cave, because I have SO many photos of ourselves in a non-descript, one-hundred-foot-deep cave that sits at the entrance to the Napali Coast State Park on the Island of Kauai. 1,107 more words


Day 1: Chicago to Rolla

I left Chicago early to avoid the particularly badly named ‘rush’ hour and headed south-west. The route has generally been replaced by sections of Interstates 55, 44 and 40 and in Illinois is remarkably well sign-posted with ‘Historic Route 66′ markers. 478 more words

Missouri Tourist Attraction to Reopen After Vapors Cleared

STANTON, Mo. (AP) – One of Missouri’s most popular tourist attractions is scheduled to reopen after being closed for about three months because of potentially harmful vapors… 120 more words


What's Up With Meramec Cavern's Closure And The Continuing Environmental Contamination Issues?

Meramec Caverns is closed due to environmental contamination of a substance called TCE, a chemical used in automotive parts manufacturing and cleaning. But how did the popular Missouri show cave become contaminated with TCE in the first place? 151 more words


Meramec Caverns to Stay Closed Through Holiday Weekend

STANTON, Mo. (AP) – Meramec Caverns, a popular Missouri attraction that draws thousands of visitors each year, will remain closed through the Memorial Day weekend because of potentially harmful vapors discovered late last year. 128 more words