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Linville Caverns

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Address: U.S. 221 between Linville and Marion, Marion, NC
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+1 828-756-4171
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Nice tour tour guides are friendly tour was 45 minutes long nice gift shop and for only $8 a person can't bet it

Reviewed May 23, 2016
Kathy L
Waynesville, North Carolina
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Burnsville, North Carolina
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153 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed May 24, 2016

We have been many times now to the Linville Caverns and each time enjoyed the tour very much. Adults and children alike will have a fun time and learn a few things along the way.

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Waynesville, North Carolina
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13 reviews
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Reviewed May 23, 2016

Nice tour tour guides are friendly tour was 45 minutes long nice gift shop and for only $8 a person can't bet it

1 Thank Kathy L
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

Me and my cousin went here because we went a lot when we were little and it just as I remember and I love it! We were in a group of about 13 people and there was a family behind us who had 3 teenage looking kids. Half way through the tour I guess these kids lost interest or something... More 

1 Thank Lauren N
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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Reviewed May 16, 2016

This is a must see. I stopped with my son and my sister on our way to Grandfather Mountain. Our tour guide had the best deadpan delivery of his jokes and he didn't seem to mind that we kept falling behind. He was really laid back and repeated lots of things for us. The caverns are just unreal. I've never... More 

1 Thank Bonnie A
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed May 14, 2016 via mobile

A great wee place to see something different, if your ok with smaller darker confined spaces this will be a good place to visit. You do learn interesting facts and get to see the natural yet intriguing formations of rocks etc within the caverns.

Thank tashih2016
Forest City, North Carolina
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41 reviews
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Reviewed May 7, 2016 via mobile

We have been here several times and keep coming back. If you love science and nature, this is an amazing place to bring your family

Thank Jimflow2012
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30 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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Reviewed May 5, 2016 via mobile

Went on a date here a few years back. We had a blast, it's fun for all ages as long as you have a sense of adventure!!

Thank Victoria S
North Carolina
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38 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed May 2, 2016

My teenage daughter and I decided last minute to visit the caverns on May 1st. We had perfect weather and picked the perfect time to go as there weren't many other folks there. It is an easy drive to get to and is clearly marked off of the highway. Tickets for the cave weren't too expensive and were reasonable for... More 

1 Thank miswiggie
Englewood, Colorado
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160 reviews
86 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed May 2, 2016

We went on a Monday, hoping to miss the weekend crowd. We did but there was 2 bus loads of kids, which was no problem as they were already starting their tour when we got there. We toured with a family of 4 and the 2 of us, so being a small group everyone was able to see everything that... More 

1 Thank Gloria S
Ensenada, Mexico
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139 reviews
63 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed April 24, 2016

After reading the reviews we expected this to be much smaller. It was a good size and took about an hour to see everything inside. The guide was entertaining and it is definitely a great place to get the young ones into the idea of caverns. I suggest going with waterproof shoes because your feet may get wet walking around... More 

1 Thank JBMW002

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