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Tuckaleechee Caverns

Address: 825 Cavern Rd., Townsend, TN 37882
Phone Number: 865-448-2274
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Ranked #3 of 33 things to do in Townsend
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Geologic formations, Caverns & caves, Nature & Parks
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Type: Geologic formations, Caverns & caves, Nature & Parks
Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Townsend, Tennessee
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Tuckaleechee Caverns is a great place to visit. The cost is reasonable and the tour of the caverns is about 1.5 hours. It is well lighted and has a paved path. Waterfall and creek in the caverns is interesting.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

There is NOTHING on the website for Tuckaleechee Caverns that says they are closed. I assume they are closed for the winter. But it didnt say that on their website. Just that they were open daily. I called and the voicemail doesnt say anything about them being closed for the season. So, we checked the times and planned this for... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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39 reviews 39 reviews
7 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Great place to spend an hour or so, especially if the weather is bad and you're in the mood to do something. It's fairly inexpensive and the "good ol' boys" guides are pretty funny. Although you have a guide, we took our time and looked at what we wanted to see, and it was fine. They didn't have actual food... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

This is not a review of the attraction itself, unfortunately. Several days ago we drove from Sevierville believing that this place would be open. The reason that we thought it was open is because all that their social media and web presence says is "open 7 days a week". They have no voicemail greeting that says otherwise, nor does their... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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41 reviews 41 reviews
7 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Not open 7 days a week!!!! No phone recording or website update advising that it isn't open from mid November to mid March. I would give this negative stars if possible as how difficult is it to update the website or make a phone recording???

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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64 reviews 64 reviews
14 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Had a rainy day so decided to go here and spend some time. We were skeptical at first thinking we might be wasting our money but that changed very quickly. This place was awesome. The wife and I both had a great time along with our kids. They talked about it the whole trip. The time seemed to go fast... More 

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Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

We hit this place based on the reviews from TripAdvisor but when we first got out of the car, we were saying, "Okaaaaaaaaay." With the large, incredibly touristy gift shop straight from the 70's greeting you at the front door and the local fellas standing around watching TV off the the side, we were kinda wondering what was in store... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

These caverns are beautiful and the tour well worth the money (I have been in numerous caverns over the years, some really great and some a waste of money!) The tour guide was friendly and knowledgeable. We had 3 small children with us, one of which was in a carrier on my husband's back. We were told that there were... More 

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Shallotte, North Carolina, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

An amazing cavern visit. Not commercial so seemed quite adventurous. Our tour guide was amazing and she was so knowledgeable about the cavern and its history that the discovery of it and the later development really came to life. It is a lot of steep stairs down and back out so be prepared for a workout. If you want an... More 

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Sevierville, Tennessee
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33 reviews 33 reviews
10 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Great guided tour of huge cavern. Ask to see the seismograph. Pretty cool! Great adventure for families.

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