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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 - 7:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 7:00 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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Day trip to beat the heat

Not only is the caverns an amazing site to see but the staff couldn't have been friendlier and informative. Please make sure that you stress to any kids (and adults) to keep their... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Harrisonburg
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23 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Not only is the caverns an amazing site to see but the staff couldn't have been friendlier and informative. Please make sure that you stress to any kids (and adults) to keep their hands to themselves and not touch the formations. Also during the tour please be quiet so others can hear the guide. It is big and the acoustics... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

It had been 20 years since the last visit - quite a bit more to do. We spent 6-7 hours here. The caverns were gorgeous. Kids had fun in the maze, ropes course, car museum, shopping. The food was okay, but at least there was something there to eat if you were hungry. Lots to do and fun for the... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

These caves are just stunning. When I got in I thought it was just the first area, but they extend for miles ( well not really but a long way!). it was a boiling day and it was a wonderful temperature, not too cold or damp.

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Durham, NC
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I vaguely remember coming to the Luray Caverns with my parents as a child but it was fun seeing it again as an adult. There were a lot of modern updates and there was a lot more emphasis on protecting the stalagmites and stalactites.

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Flushing, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Great tour. There are many great formations to see. Tour was great however we had a crying infant and it was difficult to hear the guide.

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a fun and wondrous place to visit, but I would not recommend for people with young children. It can be very dark at times, and the walking can be rigorous. Other than that it is a very interesting place to go see, it has a decent backstory as well. The gift shop has reasonable prices, which can be... More 

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Thank Hannah H
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Although I enjoyed my tour, it was extremely pricey. The fee for an adult is $27.00 each. The gift shop was pricey as well. A coke costs $3.00. Needless to say, after paying the admission I did not feel justified in giving a tip to the tour guide nor purchase anything at all. A true TOURIST TRAP. They take your... More 

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Ellicott City, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The largest and most popular cavern in the eastern USA reveals a subterranean world 164 feet below the surface that is a wonderland to behold. At a constant 54 degrees (a welcome relief on this hot summer day) it made our one-hour guided tour of sparkling lakes, inspiring chambers and natural crystalline shapes a sight to behold. Our seven and... More 

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stopped here on the second day of a road trip and had a great time. One person in our group had been here previously (almost 30 years before as a child) and had great memories and convinced the rest of us to stop. We thought the caverns were amazing and got some great pictures. Our only disappointment was that... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I read a lot of bad reviews about how crowded it waa....I went there as a kid with my parents and was excited to take my children....we went on a morning weekday and it was perfect not to big of a crowd, corny funny jokes from the tour guide! I enjoyed the experience but as we were leaving it became... More 

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