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Laurel Caverns

200 Caverns Park Road, Farmington, PA 15437
800-515-4150
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Ranked #3 of 7 attractions in Farmington
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Caverns/ Caves, Geologic Formations
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Description: Cave with 2.8 miles of underground passages: great for viewing weird rock formations.
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Milton, Delaware
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40 reviews 40 reviews
37 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

We've been to the caverns twice, first with our children and now with grandchildren and it was great. We took the basic tour both times; had a terrific guide both times; and, found the length of the tour just about right. It was an easy walk; the guide was very good; she answered all our questions and demonstrated concern for... More

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Huntersville, North Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

We took the basic tour and it was fantastic. We had a terrific guide who walked us through an easy pace. She was very informative and a lot of fun. The basic tour was mostly an easy walk with a few slippery spots. It was cool inside but I didn't need the sweater that I brought. I wanted to take... More

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Columbus, Ohio
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34 reviews 34 reviews
20 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Awesome tour through caverns and spectacular views. Fun day out to explore the earth's natural phenomenons. Young and old will be amazed!

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Gainesville, Florida
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153 reviews 153 reviews
31 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014 via mobile

Small but interesting cavern. Privately owned and operated with guided tours as the only point of access. There is a one-hour family friendly walking tour and two more intense tours for ages 8+ on the upper cavern and 12+ on the lower section. The general walking tour descends 80 feet, and is a cool 50 degrees throughout. Adult admission is... More

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Zanesville, Ohio
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37 reviews 37 reviews
17 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

I took my family of five on the tour and it lasted a little under an hour. There is a lot of gradient to the descent and the climb so be prepared to work a little bit. One of my children found it a little challenging. The tour was nice and the cavern is pretty cool. Be prepared to get... More

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Stow, Ohio, United States
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

When we booked the trip, my husband and I originally planned on doing the upper cave tour as we had never been caving before. When we got there, they recommended we do the lower tour, which takes you 45 stories underground. I am so glad we did the lower! It was so much fun. Our guide, Noah, was great. He... More

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Greensburg, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

My husband and I arrived late for the lower tour and ended up taking the upper tour. We had a really good time our tour guide answered all our questions was very knowledgeable and had us find our way out which was really neat. I would definitely recommend. The upper tour is different then the family guide tour. Upper and... More

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Baltimore, Md
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50 reviews 50 reviews
4 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014 via mobile

I took my scout troop here and overall they had a good time. The merit badges are a little boring, the class part. But that's not uncommon. The reason I gave this a two and not higher is that one of our patrols of ten boys spent three hours and only got to rappel twice. Not good for $35. They... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
17 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

We took a Boy Scout troop from DC on the 3.5 hour trek to the caverns and was not disappointed. Our group was split into three teams: lower, upper and rappelling. Both the lower and upper caverns are approx. 3 hour tours into the heart of the caverns, with the lower tour going nearly 400 ft below ground. Both the... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

We decided to take a short trip from Pittsburgh - to Laurel caverns about an hour and 23 minutes from the city and we were not disappointed. These natural caves that were formed over 300 million years ago was a sight to see. There is a general tour every 20 minutes and we were lucky as it was just two... More

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