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Ruby Falls

1720 Scenic Hwy, Chattanooga, TN 37409
423 821 2544
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Ranked #17 of 77 attractions in Chattanooga
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Waterfalls, Parks, Caverns/ Caves
Description: Visitors are wowed by this thundering 145-foot underground waterfall, a natural wonder located on the scenic Lookout Mountain.
Useful Information: Activities for young children
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LaBelle, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

The cave tour was great, although being the last people in the group made it difficult to hear anything the tour guide said. The plus side was that we had a little more time to see the cave formations and take pictures. Be careful in the caves and be aware of your surroundings and you'll stay safe. One word of... More

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Coal Valley, Illinois
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6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

We were 15 family members on vacation this year, and this was our overnight stop on the way to Florida. We all loved the cave and the beautiful falls. It was very crowded though. Probably wouldn't do it again, but glad I did it. Wasn't disappointed.

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Perth, Australia
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

Wow we went to Ruby Falls and it is beautiful. We went down a lift into the caves our tour guide was very interesting and he was tall so he nearly hit the top of the cave. When we got to the falls the lights came on and the music it is worth seeing.

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Broken Bow, Oklahoma
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

I loved it! The story, the history, the cave, the formations, and ruby falls! My entire family enjoyed themselves. We had a great tour guide. My second time to visit in my lifetime and will do again. My only complaint is too many people in our tour and underground in general. At times we couldn't hear our guide. Take a... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

Not The best cave tour we have went to as a Family. Maybe we went during the wrong season, it was packed and we felt we were ruses through the cave only to stand in a line against the cave wall To allow other groups to pass By on their way Out Of The tour. They turned the lights off... More

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Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

Ruby Falls is a once in a life time experience. The underground waterfall is a treasure beyond words.

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Johnstown, Pennsylvania
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

Ruby Falls is a must see, while going down an elevator into the earth may seem unique, not until you hit bottom do you realize how difficult it must have been to traverse these caverns with just a lantern. Many very interesting rock formations and the waterfalls themselves were breath taking, imo.

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Birmingham, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

This was the first time my daughters had been to Ruby Falls. I used to go as a kid quite often. The experience was great, The guide was very humorous and made the hike into the cave even more enjoyable. It was raining in Chattanooga the day we arrived so Ruby Falls was the perfect thing to do. In fact,... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

A total of a mile walk to see the beautiful falls. Be sure and go to the restroom first because the tour takes an hour, its cold down there and there is no bathroom down there. We went on a Friday evening at 6:15 and had no wait and didn't have to pass many other groups as other reviewers have... More

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Glen Rock, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

We visited here on a Saturday (just the way our trip across TN panned out)...so as expected, there was quite a large crowd and the line was long. There was a bluegrass band playing outside which was a nice distraction, and the line seemed to move along rather smoothly. Once down in the cave, it was a delightful 60 degrees... More

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