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Exciting underground attractions

Are you tired of touring the same tourist spots as everyone else? Are you looking for something a bit different? If so, we have just what you’re looking for, fellow travelers. .Here then, without further ado, are America’s 25 amazing underground attractions. 

1.  The Greenbrier Bunker, West Virginia

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The Greenbrier Bunker can be found far below the well-known West Virginia wing of the popular Greenbrier resort. Constructed in the late 1960s, this bunker was a “top-secret” project meant to protect the United States Senate in the event of an actual nuclear war.

This two-story bunker has 18-ton blast-proof security doors and can host 1100 people. Run by its own power plant, it includes bunk beds and decontamination showers.

2.  Ruby Falls, Tennessee

Ruby Falls is a hidden 45-foot tall, sheer waterfall that plummets through a shaft 1,120 feet inside Lookout Mountain into a cave. The waterfall is lit by colorful LED lights and fed by a comparatively deep subterranean stream. The water drops 145 feet into a cave of limestone.

It was discovered by Leo Lambert in 1928. He named it for his spouse, Ruby.

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