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Lost Sea Adventure, Sweetwater
(3.5/5 based on 650+ reviews on the web)
Lost Sea Adventure explores the Craighead Caverns, home to America's largest underground lake. Take the 1.2 km (0.75 mi) guided walk to see the impressive formations. Your guide will tell you about the caverns' varied history, including a period as a Cherokee meeting place, as well as a gunpowder-materials mining site for Confederate soldiers. The tour ends with a glass-bottom boat trip on the massive Lost Sea. Back above ground, explore Old Sweetwater Village, an artificial town full of old-Tennessee charm with food and souvenir stores. If you'd like to see more, take a self-guided walk along the 0.5-km (0.33 mi) forested nature trail. Add Lost Sea Adventure to your Sweetwater travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Sweetwater itinerary maker.
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  • If you like visiting caves then you should definitely give this one a try. I grew up hearing about this cave but didn't go until just recently. My husband and I like doing cave tours and this wasn't t...  more »
  • Enjoyable day in December at The Lost Sea. I wasn't sure what to expect but thought it was very interesting. The price of admission was reasonable, I just wish the store and restaurant had been open. ...  more »
  • The trips underground are guided and you must wait for a scheduled time. The restaurant and some other areas were closed. The guide was very informative and the cave was an adventure. It's a long walk...  more »