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“Loved the cave tours”

Mammoth Cave National Park
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Owner description: A mysterious limestone cave that has fascinated people for 4,000 years.
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Activities for older children
Martinsville, Indiana
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Loved the cave tours”
Reviewed July 22, 2013

Really interesting and amazing to see. A little challenging at times for this grandmother, but my son and grandson loved both of their tours.

Visited June 2013
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dc
Level 4 Contributor
34 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Don't miss it!”
Reviewed July 22, 2013

Loved the historic and other tours! Hotel has great gift shops! Stay at the hotel there for convenience and DO eat at the hotel's restaurant! The cherry jam and butter are great. Have the caveman breakfast and you'll be fueled up for the whole day!

Visited July 2013
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Tavares, Florida
Level 5 Contributor
95 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
“Bring your walking shoes”
Reviewed July 22, 2013

We had wanted to take the historic tour, but they won't sell tickets over the phone for the same day, and by the time we arrived it had sold out. So we took the New Entrance tour instead. I thoroughly enjoyed the tour despite a few complaints. First of all, they crammed too many people into one tour, so by the time that those in the back make it to the open auditorium section of the cave, our guide was already halfway through her speech. My wife wasn't able to fully enjoy herself because of our 7 year old daughters hyper active cave-inappropriate behavior. I really loved seeing all the rock formations. My wife had knee issues for several says after this tour due to all the stairs and uneven walking. We saw many folks older and larger than us having an even more difficult time. Overall I would do it again (a different tour though), but my wife probably would not.

Visited July 2013
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Ohio
Level 6 Contributor
70 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Screaming babies do not belong on a two hour cave tour”
Reviewed July 22, 2013 via mobile

I have been on many cave tours, and had been looking forward to taking the historic tour for several months. The tour was pretty much ruined from the get-go by screaming babies. I don't understand what would possess a parent to bring infants or toddlers into a what could be a dangerous cave area, with small passages, steep stairs and inclines, low ceilings, and then be surprised when their small children become frightened and upset. There were a hundred other people with you who paid good money to have what for most is a once in a lifetime experience, who couldn't hear anything the tour guide said over your child screaming and crying.
They say many times before the tour starts that people with certain conditions should not take the tour. Having small children with you should be at the top of that list.

Visited July 2013
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Alexandria, Kentucky
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12 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Love the Historic Tour!”
Reviewed July 22, 2013

This tour is breathtaking. The size of the cave in areas is spectacular! Our guides were great and very patient. We were the at the rear of the tour line and ranger Cory never made us feel like we had to rush. I HIGHLY recommend booking your tours online as they fill up quickly. This tour is a must if you are vistig Mammoth Cave.

Visited July 2013
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