When you're traveling south of Nashville, chances are you'll see a billboard on the highway "See Ruby Falls" Now, if you've never been it's a wonderful place to take a day trip with the family or just a fun getaway with your significant other.
If you grew up in the state of Tennessee, seeing Ruby Falls is sort of like a right of passage if you live here.
Here's a little backstory on Ruby Falls: Ruby Falls was discovered back in 1928 by a guy named Leo Lambert. Leo was a chemist that was looking for a new way to get to the Lookout Mountain cave. Leo was a fan of caves and when he found Ruby Falls and the beautiful cave he had to come up with a name. He named the waterfall Ruby after his wife.
The waterfall in Ruby Falls falls 145 feet up in the cave. Ruby Falls is the largest underground waterfall that is accessible to the public. Many people who have seen the waterfall call it one of the most beautiful waterfalls in the world It's the largest underground waterfall that's accessible to the public and many consider it to be one of the most beautiful ones in the world.
Check out some of the breathtaking photos below from inside the cave.