The coasts, lakes and rivers of the United States are packed with interesting dive sites to lure divers from around the world. There are thousands of sunken shipwrecks, from tug-boats to World War II German U-Boats, waiting to be explored. The variety of natural underwater environments around the country ensures that there is something to suit every diver’s tastes.
Despite the plethora of dives sites available, there are some die-hard divers who have used their imagination and resources to create even more dive destinations in the United States. These divers visualized a diving oasis in the desert, an eerie dive adventure in a missile silo, even an underwater eco-friendly final resting place and they turned these ideas into a reality. Here are five of the most unique man-made dive sites in the United States worthy of any scuba diver's bucket list.