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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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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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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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Hollywood, Florida
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Hollywood, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday 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 yesterday 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 yesterday 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 2 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 2 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 2 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Even if you are itching to get onto the Skyline Drive, you must take an hour to visit these caverns. I had to talk my boyfriend into going but he took about 200 photos and wouldn't shut up talking about them. My only criticism is that I couldn't understand the fast-talking guide.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had such a great tour guide for our walk through these marvelous caverns. Sights wonderful to take in and at the same time hard to imagine we were looking at the inside of our earth. The walk is about 1 1/4 mile and you use stairs both up and down. Well lighted. The underground Mirror Pool is outstanding to... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We got there mid-day on a Saturday and line was so long we decided to skip this time. Plan to get there earlier in the day.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Third time visiting caverns over the last 30 years. Large group this time made wasted time waiting for end of group to catch up. Head there earlier in day or towards end of day for smaller groups. A must see for anyone with children older than 10. Younger than that they might remember or appreciate the caverns.

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