No matter where you're from, it may feel like the beauty of your beloved state stops at the surface. However, the further you get from the well-known, the more beautiful it can be, especially since so few people have experienced it themselves. One of Missouri's most enchanting cave state parks should be at the top of your bucket list for this summer, and every summer to come.\nOften referred to as the "Cave State," it's no surprise that Missouri is home to the incredible Onondaga Cave State Park.\nNormally when visiting a state park, you'll find all the excitement above or underground, but this spot has equally as much on both surface levels.\nCave tours are offered to allow visitors to see the caves many formations. You'll be greeted by towering stalagmites, dripping stalactites, and active flowstones the whole way through.\nFor those who might be more on the claustrophobic side, their Vilander Bluff Natural Area has incredible, mesmerizing views.\nIn fact, you can even travel down to the Meramec River for fishing and canoeing.\nView this post on Instagram Cavernas iluminadas para o deleite do fotógrafo A post shared by hcsoarez (@hcsoarez) on Jun 4, 2017 at 8:55pm PDT\nThere's no shortage of things to enjoy in Missouri and even more specifically at this incredible park.\nCave tour season is typically from April to October, though the official website for the park has not been updated with 2020 dates thus far.\nYou can call (573) 522-3760 to plan your exciting trip beneath the surface accordingly.\nView this post on Instagram A post shared by BK Photography (@bkorandophotography) on Apr 13, 2020 at 11:59pm PDT\nFor those looking to take a souvenir home, their park store has plenty to shop from.\nJust be sure to stop by the visitor center and learn everything you can about your favorite part of your trip.\nAfter all, you'd want to remember forever what you loved most, right?\nView this post on Instagram A post shared by Sarah Garcia (@tg_sg_igram) on Mar 29, 2020 at 9:16pm PDT\nOnondaga Cave State Park\nPrice: 💸\nAddress: 9136 7556 Hwy H, Leasburg, MO\nWhy You Need To Go: You'll get to experience how incredible Missouri is under the surface as well.\nWebsite\n\n\nWe strongly advise that before you go swimming or visit any location, you check the most recent updates on potential hazards, security, water quality, and closures. If you do plan to visit a location, respect the environment.