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Luray Caverns, Luray

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#1 of 102 in Nature in Virginia
Must see · Canyon · Cave
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Take a guided tour of Luray Caverns, subterranean caves that were discovered in 1878 and are now a National Historic Landmark. Your knowledgeable guide will identify and explain some of the caves' most impressive formations, such as Leaning Column, Titania's Veil, Dream Lake, and Double Column. Listen to the song of the Great Stalacpipe Organ, which makes stalactites sing by tapping them. The admission fee includes your tour, as well as entrance to the Car and Carriage Caravan and Luray Valley Museum. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Luray Caverns by using our Luray trip maker.
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  • Changed in the last 10 years since we last went. Rocks looked dried up, green algae and fuzzy mold everywhere. Didnt used to have mold and algae at every light and above. No more tour guides or small....  more
    Changed in the last 10 years since we last went. Rocks looked dried up, green algae and fuzzy mold everywhere. Didnt used to have mold and algae at every light and above. No more tour guides or small....  more »
  • Outstanding. We only went to pass some time pre flight and stayed way longer than anticipated. The whole experience was marvellous. The only thing missing is a photo book at the gift shop as there's.....  more
    Outstanding. We only went to pass some time pre flight and stayed way longer than anticipated. The whole experience was marvellous. The only thing missing is a photo book at the gift shop as there's.....  more »
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  • I heard from someone working at the front royal visitor's center that Luray caverns was the best in the area. It was a good 45 minute drive but it definitely did not disappoint! It was beautiful!! We went on a Monday evening and it was empty. They took our photos at the entrance and ended up being really cute souvenirs. The caverns themselves were really big. We took our time and read through all 19 stops on the tour (they had self guided tours with a brochure) I liked that we were able to go at our own pace and be able to take photos/ videos without other people photo bombing. There were pretty little lakes and huge formations. Great trip!
  • This cavern is truly one of the.most spectacular natural wonders I have seen in my life. The history of how this cave was found by accident about 150 years ago is amazing. The tour of the cavern was well planned and thought out and responsibly preserved. The tour takes about an hour to walk and a very good camera is highly recommended. I suggest visiting during the off peak season so that you feel rushed through the cave. There is a small Cafe, a gift shop and a few other shops. I highly recommend this park to those who enjoy nature and for those who want to experience a once in a lifetime thrill. Pictures do not do this cave justice. It must seen in person to appreciate the beauty and amazement of this place.

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