It's the first day of fall and I am feeling the spirit of the season. One thing that screams Halloween is the movie "Hocus Pocus" and Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park Mammoth Cave is mixing up a witches brew of fun events.
Mammoth Cave opened to the public as a National Park on July 1, 1941. It's safe to say the park has seen its share of issues and now one portion of the park will close for repairs to better accommodate guests.
I had one of the best grade school trips of my life going to Mammoth Cave in fourth grade. And yes, I've been several times since, but this is one opportunity for families wanting to visit a national park they cannot pass up.
Where did all this heat and humidity come from? Yeah, it happens every summer and although you could just go somewhere cooler like your house, in a shop, or a restaurant to get out of the mugginess, consider a visit to literally a great place to cool off, Mammoth Cave.
I used to go to Mammoth Cave all the time when I lived in Louisville, Just a shot down 65 and there you are: a big hole in the ground. But a beautiful place. Since I moved back to Kentucky I have not been and there's a reason. I am claustrophobic and when I was younger I wanted to be "macho man" and not show my fears...
Ever since I was young boy, I've always had a fascination with caves. Being from the Tri-State, there was never a shortage of caves to visit. Marengo Cave, Wyandotte Cave, Squire Boone Caverns and my personal favorite, Mammoth Cave were only a short drive away from my home when I was growing up. Mammoth Cave, to this day, still amazes me with its sheer magnitude. Its size is what makes it the long