Rare jewels of nature fill this Missouri cave - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

Rare jewels of nature fill this Missouri cave

(Source: Nichole Cartmell/KFVS) (Source: Nichole Cartmell/KFVS)
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Are you looking for an adventure a little off the beaten path? Maybe something that isn’t only beautiful but spectacular to look at?

Nichole Cartmell with Heartland Weekend has the answer. It might also be a perfect way to get all of your family out of the house before Christmas.

She recently traveled to Meramec Caverns, a nearly 5-mile cave system that naturally formed beneath the rolling hills of the Meramec Valley.

CLICK HERE to see what makes this place jaw-dropping.

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