Maryland’s Show Cave: Crystal Grottoes Caverns

Where? Crystal Grottoes Cavern, Boonsboro, Washington County, Maryland, USA

Click on the image to get directions on Google Maps.

At a Glance ( from my instagram account)

More about this place:

The Crystal Grottoes Caverns is the only show cave in Maryland. It was discovered in 1920 and after digging and cleaning up the passages, it was opened to the public in 1922. The cave features a mesmerizing ceiling filled with stalactites.

As mentioned on my insta post, the tour guide was very knowledge but shall you wish to learn more, read this Maryland Geological Survey blog post!

This place is perfect for a day trip that can be paired with stops at the Washington Monument State Park which offers a beautiful view of the mountains. Perfect to wait for a sunset, even when the trail is covered in snow!

Lastly, you will be close to Antietam Battle field as well. If you still have time, make sure to check it out. Here’s where the bloodiest battle during the Civil War took place

I hope you have a great time visiting this beautiful place. Being in contact with nature is proven to make you feel better and happier. Let me know if you go how it goes and remember that the easiest way to stay posted and in touch is to follow me on insta, where I also share videos of the places in my stories/highlights!

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