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Crystal Cave
Ranked #1 of 13 things to do in Kutztown
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: See PA's first show cave. Discovered in 1871, and open to the public shortly thereafter, Crystal Cave has been operating without interruption since that time. The one hour cave tour begins with a video presentation describing the history of Crystal Cave and the formation of caves. Guides take you into the cave and give you both an educational and enjoyable tour. Crystal Cave is known for its abundance of formations in various size and color. Over five million adults and children have been thrilled by this subterranean museum of nature. After your tour you may want to visit our gift and souvenir shop, historical exhibit, authentic Amish Buggy, real Indian Totem Poles, and shaded picnic park all on 150 scenic acres. Other activities open seasonally include miniature golf, panning for gemstones, Ice Cream Parlor, Crystal Cave Cafe, and Museum.
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Cape Canaveral, Florida.
14
Reviewed October 22, 2003

When I was a Little Boy My Father & Mother use to Drag Me to Differant Places that (THEY LIKED), Well ,They made Me and My Two Sister's and My Brother go to GILMAN'S Crystal Caves In Carlisle,Pa. When We all First got there I Fought My Parent's to get out of the car; They keep saying that I had to go inside with them,because in Pa it's against the Law to Leave your Children in the Car,( FUNNY their doing that now all over the Country).Well to make this Story a little Shorter,I went into the caves,and Let me tell you it was one of the most SPECTACULAR THING'S that I'VE ever seen in My SHORT 50 YEAR'S on this PLANET and I'M GLAD THAT MY PARENT'S made me go IN-SIDE,by the way it took them twice as long to get me out of the Caves. KID'S IF YOU WANT A PLACE THAT you & yourFamily or a single parent can go to THEN THIS IS THE PLACE TO GO to .YOUR'S TRULY ROGER A.QUICK@julylion@aol.com

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