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Luray Caverns

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Address: 970 US Highway 211 W, Luray, VA 22835
Phone Number: 888-443-6551
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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sat - Sun 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Description: The largest cave in the Eastern U.S. where visitors can see such bizarre...
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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A Must Do

Nature at its best. Easy walk in the caverns which is a plus since some caverns are very uneven and steep.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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Mechanicsville, Virginia
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Mechanicsville, Virginia
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37 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Nature at its best. Easy walk in the caverns which is a plus since some caverns are very uneven and steep.

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North Branch, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

The Luray Caverns has really changed since I first saw them in the 1990s. They have added a few attractions for kids such as the Rope Navigator and Maze. Due to the popularity of the Caverns, the guided tours are usually with about 30 people and are back to back which makes it hard to hear the guide sometimes unless... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW via mobile

When in Luray you must visit this place. It's very family oriented. The inside is so amazing. Plenty of parking even when it's crowed. Everyone working there is so helpful in answering questions.

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Bethesda, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Luray Caverns is breathtaking. We went on a hot summer day. The parking lot was packed, luckily we got a spot as soon as we arrived. After a bit waiting, we entered this wonder place. The underground temperature was cool, comfy. We really enjoyed this trip. We live in Bethesda MD, will definitely go back again!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW via mobile

Do not touch the formations or rocks. Respect the natural beauty underground because destroying nature is irreversible. This place is great for a real world geologic experience.

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Bel Air, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

My family enjoyed our visit to Luray. The caverns are amazing and the tour was informative. We particularly loved the reflecting lake.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Touring these caverns was exceptional. There was a small wait time, but the tour guides are nice and walking through the caverns proved to be a breathtaking experience. There is also a garden maze, a ropes course, and a couple of museums and cafes around. A good place to take children, family, or friends on a weekend trip.

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Tucson, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

This is one of the best show caves I have seen. Good guide on our tour. The adjacent museum is outstanding!

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Forest Hill, Maryland, Usa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Absolutely amazing sight to see. if you like nature, you need to see this. i just wish the tour was longer. it was an hour. i would have loved more time to get more pictures. part way through the tour, the lights went out for about 10 minutes. everyone was scrambling for their phones to see where they were walking.... More 

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

This is a great place for people of all ages. The caverns are beautiful and the tour guides friendly and informative. Bring a light sweater as the temps are a little on the cool side.

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Additional Information about Luray Caverns

Address: Address: 970 US Highway 211 W, Luray, VA 22835
Phone Number: 888-443-6551
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Luray
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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