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Luray Caverns

970 US Highway 211 W, Luray, VA 22835
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Ranked #1 of 4 Attractions in Luray
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Canyons, Caverns/ Caves, Outdoors
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: The largest cave in the Eastern U.S. where visitors can see such bizarre formations like the "Throne Room", "Giant's Hall", and "Fried Eggs".
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Jacksonville, Florida
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199 reviews 199 reviews
51 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

I've done my share of caverns and this one is right up there--stupendous visually. We went on a week day, thank goodness, as even that tour was claustrophobic at best.That aspect was terrible-- size of group and the poor tour guide did his best to educate us but had trouble speaking over the dull roar of the rude groups present... More

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Luray, Virginia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

The biggest and widest cave I've ever seen. Beautiful scenery. Be prepared to walk 1 1/4 miles, up and down stairs.

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New Brunswick, New Jersey
14 reviews 14 reviews
10 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

Fantastic place. Amazing to visit. Would recommend visiting on a weekday if possible. I have heard it really long lines on weekends

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65 reviews 65 reviews
25 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

I'm not actually claustrophobic, but I do prefer daylight adventures. That said; I'm very glad our friends convinced me I would enjoy this place. The caverns have safe footing and handrails throughout most of the over 1 mile of viewing and all trips are guided. The young lady who took our group through was very knowledgeable and pleasant. She shared... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW via mobile

I wanna go there again that a wonderful place to discover and the rope adventure park is amazing.Lol😂the garden maze is cool😈

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6 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

The town is lovely and the caverns are spectacular. Tour guide was informative and the group we were in was small so we could see everything and take pictures.

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St. James, New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014 via mobile

The cavern is wonderful to see for any ABLE BODIED INDIVIDUAL. If you are elderly or disabled, in any way, they cannot accommodate you. Walkways are steep and stairs to exit are hard to manage. There is a handicap lift at bottom of stairs, which we were told, has not worked in months. One elderly lady, with walker, had no... More

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Ashland, Virginia
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5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

We have been to Luray before and will go back again! It's a beautiful cavern system and the tour is nice. The fall is the best time to go, and if you can swing it during the week you won't be disappointed. It's not crowded, which makes it that much more pleasant for taking pictures! We would probably go with... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Luray is absolutely beautiful. I felt as if it was cold but the tour guide said it wasn't as cold as I thought it was.

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Woodbridge, Virginia
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41 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

We went to the caverns on a Monday instead of over the weekend thinking that would be better crowd-wise. Boy were we wrong!! There were a tremendous number of tour buses and schools on field trips too. They took the groups down separately from the individual ticket holders which was good and bad. They call for a new group every... More

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