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Skyline Caverns

US Highway 340, 10344 Stonewall Jackson Hwy, Front Royal, VA 22630
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Caverns/ Caves
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Description: Caves in the Shenandoah Valley that feature anthodites, rare rock formations.
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

A great tour for the teenagers and older crowd. Our kids (ranging from 1 thru 7) got bored after about 30 min. The tour was about an hour. Warning: at the end of the tour the tour guide will invite the kids to crawl through some cool tunnels in the cavern -- who will say no to that??? -- but... More

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Warrenton, Virginia
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Nice caverns! Unique stalactites/mites as well as other great geological formations. It is about 1.5 miles long, but you would never know it, as there are frequent stops. Takes a little over an hour for the tour. There are stairs in the facility, as one would guess. I would recommend taking a light jacket, bottle of water and small flashlight.... More

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Wolcott, New York
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

this cavern really hooked me,guide joe was great, humor, jokes ,knowledge. under ground rivers and falls ,only place in world with five sided crystals. just loved this tour

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Seoul, South Korea
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47 reviews 47 reviews
40 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Nice place to go. Beautiful and good experience. I would recommend anyone near Virginia to go there if they have a chance.

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Front Royal, Virginia
15 reviews 15 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

My husband, myself and our grandbaby visited the caverns last week and we grilled outside on the grounds. We rode the train and went inside the mirror maze. Our grandbaby, Averi had a great time! She left with a pink coal mining hat with a light atop and thought that she was 'it' ! We had a blessed day. Our... More

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Encinitas, CA
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80 reviews 80 reviews
26 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

I guess I was expecting more for the $16 entrance fee. It was a guided tour with a young lady who apparently had a script to follow, including some dumb jokes. The caverns were interesting and I appreciated the information the young lady gave us. Took us about 30 minutes to go through the entire cavern. If you need something... More

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Johnstown, Pennslyvania
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49 reviews 49 reviews
12 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

Unfortunately we arrived on the day they were flooded out. We did return the following day and saw 95% of the cavern. They did give us a half price deal. Our tour guide was good, but our group was very large with many small yelling children. We were unable to hear our guide speak. The only spectacular formation was the... More

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Exeter NH
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58 reviews 58 reviews
17 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

My brother in law suggested we go to Skyline Caverns instead of the bigger, more touristy caverns in Luray, so we did. It was early May, early morning (10) so not at all crowded. We waited about 15 minutes for the group to 'fill out' and were paged over the speakers in the gift shop to start our tour, which... More

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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Looks like a movie set, but it's real—a jaw-dropping maze of caves of varying shapes and sizes, with some pools and streams. Not the most impressive collection of stone formations, but Skyline Caverns' overall feeling of an underground world was impressive. Well worth $18 and an hour or so of one's time.

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105 reviews 105 reviews
14 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

Putting the choppy delivery of campy carnal phallic cave humor aside, walking through these caves makes you realize that geology is just physics slowed down. The lighting effects are neat, but at times seemed to detract from the natural beauty of the place. It has a slightly Disney-ish feel to it, with molded cement disguised just enough to let your... More

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