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Address: 5753 W Main St, Salem, VA 24153-8239
Phone Number: 540-380-2085
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Guided tours through these caverns that highlight a large number of...

Guided tours through these caverns that highlight a large number of still-growing stalagmites and stalactites.

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Cool off here!

It has been a while since I was at the Caverns(sorry longer than August 2015) but it is cool so as of this date mid summer I would definitely recommend that if in the area head... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Salemtransplant1
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Salem, Virginia
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Salem, Virginia
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31 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It has been a while since I was at the Caverns(sorry longer than August 2015) but it is cool so as of this date mid summer I would definitely recommend that if in the area head to the caverns currently in the 90's and the stalactites and stalagmites are awesome....

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Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

From all the cavern choices along I-81, we choose this one and were not disappointed. Great tour and enjoyed shopping in the large gift shop.

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Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very nice walk inside the mountain. A very nice cave structures formations. The cave is very well maintain and the stairs are not bad for seniors people like us.

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Smyrna, Delaware
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came here to see the caverns and we thought the tour was great. Ignore the comments on the antique shop and gift shop. Go to an antique shop if you want to look at antiques. As for the carverns, the tour was fun and the guide(I think he said his name was cj, sorry) was knowledgeable and informative. The... More 

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Hickory, North Carolina
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33 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

Cannot rate the cavern. We got there and looked around and decided to go somewhere else. big gift shop, moldy old antique (junk) mall.

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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

Very friendly staff, reasonable price. We were on a road trip and this was a nice break from the car. The caverns are really neat! Would not recommend for someone who has a difficult time with stairs, as there are a lot of stairs with poor lighting. The jokes from the guide were very flat, I'm sure he's said them... More 

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Nalcrest, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

we didn't do the cavern tour, but we are at the RV park. it's not far off the I-81 & that's good. but this is a very basic RV park.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed the tour with our excellent guide Matt. There are some really cool things to see in the caverns (no spoilers!) and a great story about how they were discovered and named. Well worth a stop!

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Hot Springs, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

Extremely pleasant staff. The children enjoyed the experience. I was impressed with the tour guides knowledge and patience.

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Los Angeles, California
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016

This place has fantastic geology features, definitely worth the trip. There are fault lines, myriad formations, underground streams, and even a small salamander that lives in the cave. We saw all of it! Our tour guide was Matt, who was a delight! This place is inexpensive, very close to Roanoke, an easy half day trip, and so completely worth it.

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