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Luray Caverns

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Address: 970 US Highway 211 W, Luray, VA 22835-5260
Phone Number: 888-443-6551
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9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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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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Absolutely beautiful

These caverns are absolutely beautiful. Our guide was amazing. He projected his voice so all could hear, made things interesting, was very knowledgeable and didn't rush us along... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I had a good time but the tickets are crazy expensive and they rush you through there. Feels like they want you to spend more time in the gift shoppe.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

These caverns are absolutely beautiful. Our guide was amazing. He projected his voice so all could hear, made things interesting, was very knowledgeable and didn't rush us along. The only downside to these caverns are how commercialized they are, we just wish they were a bit more natural.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We love our cave & visit at least once per year. The climate is always favorable in any season & the formations are beautiful!

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Jurbise, Hainaut, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had a guided tour of these extensive caverns. Our guide was very friendly and informative. A must do when you're in the area.

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Hollywood, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A must see! It is incredible what Mother Nature has produced for people to enjoy. The tour was very good but the caverns themselves are amazing. There are paved walkways throughout the caverns that at times are damp and slippery. You do walk up an down the walkways quite a bit, and I suggest wearing sneakers. The temperature in the... More 

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

After living in the area for almost 9 years, we finally made the trip to the caverns. I wish we had done it long ago. I don't think I've said "wow" so many times in the last 5 years as I did that day in the caverns. Truly beautiful, so nice to see something so exciting that is not man-made.... More 

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Pontotoc, Mississippi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

One of the best places I have ever had the pleasure of seeing. Their are steps up and down, but well worth it. This place is beautiful. If you are in the area it is a must see, we are are so glad we made this trip. Also has a museum across the street that was very interesting.

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Vancouver
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were on our way from DC to Monticello via the Blue Ridge Mountains and decided at the last minute to make a slight detour to see the Luray Caverns. We are so glad we did! The 90 minutes or so that we spent seeing these remarkable formations was a highlight of our whole trip. Don't miss it.

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was such a pleasant surprise. Much more gorgeous and provided so much more insight into the formation of the caverns than I expected. Do not skip!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We enjoyed our trip. There was a line to get in but the ticket line and entrance line both moved quickly. We took time to check out the toy museum while other members of our group held our place inside. Once inside the caves the tour took us on a walk through the caverns. The caverns are an amazing site.... More 

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