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“toured caverns with combo of Bluegrass underground concert!”
Review of Cumberland Caverns

Cumberland Caverns
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Owner description: Tennessee's largest show cave and a U.S. National Natural Landmark; Cumberland Caverns displays some of the largest underground rooms and most spectacular formations in America. The daily scenic walking tour is offered year-round, from 9:00 to 5:00. Our Underground Ballroom seats 400 and can be reserved for banquets, weddings, birthday parties and corporate events. Discover adventure on one of our daytime or overnight spelunking adventure trips into untamed portions of the caverns.
Reviewed March 3, 2012

the tour is awesome, highly recommend it....its 3/4 of a mile long, but requires lots of steps....best be able to climb sets, otherwise you won't be able to see some of the best stuff!

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Cumberland_Caverns, General Manager at Cumberland Caverns, responded to this reviewResponded April 24, 2012

Thank you for coming to the concert and taking the cave tour. The combo show/tour ticket is the way to go. It makes for a great day underground. Thanks for your advice on the tour length and the steps. You are correct that it is ¾ of a mile that you tour, which makes it 1 ½ total miles you travel round-trip. Hope you can come back and see more concerts with us.

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Reviewed January 22, 2012

The standard tour is, well, standard. But if you have a chance to overnight with a scouting group (and are NOT claustrophobic) take the "Wild Tour" through the ... less accessible ... areas. (You'll have to fit through the box before the tour, so you will know you can fit through.)

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Cumberland_Caverns, General Manager at Cumberland Caverns, responded to this reviewResponded April 24, 2012

Our insurance company likes for us to call it our “adventure tour” not our “wild tour” as we have called in the past. Isn’t that funny? Well it is a wild adventure. “The Box” is a good point. We do make all of our adventure guests crawl through a wooden box that is 11” high to show them what they will be crawling through on part of that tour. Isn’t it amazing how the kids scurry through those holes and we are inching our way through? This is definitely not for the claustrophobic. Sounds like you were up for the challenge and made it through to tell the tale. We do offer these tours as overnight adventures and also as daytime trips. Thank you for your review and visit.

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Reviewed November 28, 2011

This is a fun tour with some reasonable formations although the light show was a bit wierd but the owners put their slant on it so check it out and see.

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Cumberland_Caverns, General Manager at Cumberland Caverns, responded to this reviewResponded April 24, 2012

This was a very "reasonable" review. Thanks for offering to others to check it out for themselves. We want to make our tour worth the drive for our guests. So we are glad you found it fun, if not also "a bit weird." Thank you for taking the time to share your review.

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Reviewed November 28, 2011

Cumberland Caverns is an excellent tour in middle TN. Short drive from I-24 near Manchester to McMinnville. Easy access and a good trip for young and old, just note tour has some significant stair climbing on main tour. If you want to tour the wild side and don't mind tight spaces, the wild tour goes .5 mile and takes an hour roughly to complete. It will get your heart pumping. We took a group of 40 through with my group.

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Cumberland_Caverns, General Manager at Cumberland Caverns, responded to this reviewResponded April 24, 2012

Thank you for your great review. We are glad you were able to experience Cumberland Caverns in different ways. That’s some good advice on the stairs as well. And the tight spaces on the “wild tour” are fun and give you a real sense of accomplishment when finished. Thanks for bringing such a large group too. We hope you all had fun.

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Reviewed November 13, 2011

My wife and three daughters were in Tennessee for a funeral. We had a day to get away and decided to go to the Cumberland Caverns to get away for the day. This was an amazing trip for the family, and the spiritual lightshow at the end topped the entire trip off. This light show, along with our guide Adam, made this not only a trip to remember, but also took our minds off of the events we came to Tennessee for in the first place. I would highly recommend this and look forward to returning for another visit.

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Cumberland_Caverns, General Manager at Cumberland Caverns, responded to this reviewResponded April 24, 2012

What a touching review. We never know what people have done before or what they do after their visit to Cumberland Caverns, but while you are here, we hope to treat you like friends and family while sharing the experience of our beautiful cave with you. Adam is one of our best and I was able to praise him specifically from this review, so thank you for that opportunity. We are glad you enjoyed the light show. Thank you for sharing your experience and your viewpoint on your trip. We hope when you are in Tennessee again it is for a happier occasion and that you will come back and see us.

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