“Armchair cavers” should start with a guided family tours like The Lost Sea off U.S. 68 near Sweetwater.
It’s the biggest cave attraction in the area, and listed by Guiness Book of World Records as the largest underground lake in the world.
To get there:
Take Exit 60 off I-75 and follow U.S. 68 south six miles. Or, off State Hwy. 411 take the Sweetwater exit at Madisonville and follow U.S. 68 north four miles.
It’s open every day except Christmas.
Other Nearby Caves
- Forbidden Caverns – near Sevierville, TN.
- Tuckaleechee Caverns – Townsend, TN.
- Cumberland Caverns – McMinnville, TN.
More Cave Information:
NE Georgia Boy Scouts – Good site to discover caving activities in Georgia and Tennessee through Scouting.