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Skyline Caverns

US Highway 340, 10344 Stonewall Jackson Hwy, Front Royal, VA 22630
800-296-4545
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Caverns/ Caves, Outdoors
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Owner description: Caves in the Shenandoah Valley that feature anthodites, rare rock formations.
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Type: Caverns/ Caves, Outdoors
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Owner description: Caves in the Shenandoah Valley that feature anthodites, rare rock formations.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

We were on the way to Luray Caverns and noticed skyline on the way. Thought we'll stop here since it would save us an hour + by avoiding Luray. To our surprise the people inside were nice and the guide was very professional and friendly. It may not be as big as Luray, however it was good in it's own... More 

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Arlington, Virginia
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81 attraction reviews
301 helpful votes 301 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

These caverns are just over an hour from the Washington DC suburbs, so an easy trip for most down I-66. The tours are about 1/2 as costly as the more well-known caverns in the area (Luray Caverns, etc.) and the tour is just as much fun. Staff was very friendly and our tour guide seemed very knowledgable and answered many... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

We managed to get a private tour during a slow time, it was really neat. Compared to a few other caverns I've been in the area, this tour was a great length (1 hour) and I felt like we got our money's worth. The anthodites are amazing, such a treat! I would definitely suggest this tour, and don't forget to... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

The caverns were beautiful and our guide, Jen, did a fantastic job. We thoroughly enjoyed the tour and got some great pictures.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Great 1+ mile (but less than 2mi) walking tour of the underground caverns. Our tour guide, Jeff, was excellent. Friendly, charming and knowledgable. You could tell he was happy to be there and happy to teach us about this beautiful and unique place. The walk through isn't strenuous and the tour isn't rushed. You can bring a water bottle if... More 

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Bentonville, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

The caverns are open to guided tours in small numbers and last about an hour. The tour is around 1 mile and goes down about 700 feet. The temperature is constant year-round, mid-fifties. The caverns are smaller than Luray, and much less commercialized, and all the better for that. The formations are not spectacular, but the caverns themselves are very... More 

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Pennsville, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

I have been in hundreds of caverns and each is different. Skyline has a room with ceiling crystal formations not found anywhere in the area. Worth the visit.

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Gainesville, Georgia
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59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

We visited Luray Caverns and then Skyline Caverns. The two are completely different and a great back to back trip to see the differences. This cavern tour was through rocks that are closer and there are less big rooms and none are as huge as Luray. There are lots of places where everyone needs to duck their heads! There are... More 

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Wilmington, Massachusetts
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18 attraction reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

As with other Caverns, Skyline has the same tired old gift shop offering the same old gifts as the other caverns in the area. In fact, you might not be able to tell which cavern you are visiting if you are blindfolded, and transported sight unseen to the middle of the gift shop. Below ground, Skyline is a bit different... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

We took the tour and really enjoyed seeing what God has designed. Our tour guide Liam made the tour interesting and fun. It is so nice to take a tour with someone that knows what they are talking about. It was just my husband and I in our tour group so we were able to ask all kinds of questions... More 

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