Looking for an off the beaten track travel experience? Follow along as Short Term Housing burrows down to guide you through some of the best underground travel destinations.
- Montreal, Canada
Located in and around Downtown Montreal, the Underground city is the largest underground complex in the world. Connected by tunnels, the city includes shopping malls, apartment buildings, banks, offices, museums, and universities.
- New Mexico
When visiting the Carlsbad Caverns you will find stunning stalagmites, cave swallows, and exciting twists and turns in tunnels leading to magical looking “rooms” throughout the cave. There are 22 named rooms throughout the caverns, each more exciting then the next. With malachite colored pools, castle-like formations, and seventeen different species of bats waiting to take of in flight at sundown, the Carlsbad Caverns are undeniably awesome.
The Greenbrier Bunker
- White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia
Built as a fallout shelter for the House of Representatives and the Senate during the Cold War, the Greenbrier Bunker is the size of two football fields stacked on top of one another. The bunker once held 1,000 beds, a fully stocked cafeteria, a clinic, and a TV studio.
- Cave City, Kentucky
The Mammoth cave is the world’s longest known cave with more then 392 miles of interconnected passages. When visiting the mammoth cave visitors can enjoy torch-lit tours, horseback riding through the scenic trails, camping overnight, and investigating the incredible wildlife.
- Austin, Texas
Created when the dome of an underground cave collapsed revealing the gorgeous pool you see to day. The pool is open for swimming and picture taking, so don’t forget your camera!
The Ice Caves
- Grants, New Mexico
Found in a collapsed lava tube, the Ice Caves temperature never rises above 31 F. The natural layers of ice glitter a gorgeous blu-green in the reflected rays of sunlight.