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Howe Caverns, Howes Cave

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Explore the limestone caves at Howe Caverns. The brick walkways, handrails, and elevators make the journey easy. The traditional tour begins at the elevators and ends with a boat ride on the Lake of Venus, an underground body of water. Consider booking an adventure tour to see the undeveloped portion of the cave. You'll be provided with a suit to protect you from the moisture. After the tour, head to the Cave House Museum of Mining & Geology, which is inside a former hotel next door. Put Howe Caverns and other Howes Cave attractions into our Howes Cave trip itinerary planning site , and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • Great tour, enjoyable people and scenery. Great fun for the family, a real learning experience. Wasn’t as chilly as people previously told me.  more »
  • I toured the caves with my mother and my two boys (ages 9 and 6). Very informative tour, neat for the kids too! They loved it! The fudge for sale at the gift shop was yummy! Also the aged cheese was d...  more »
  • When our original plans fell through, I suddenly read that Howe's Cavern was nearby (had vaguely heard of it, but was never sure where it was). Debated whether to go or not. $75 not cheap for a family...  more »
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  • Last time hear was on a school trip when I was about 9 or 10. It was still pretty cool but perfect age is between 7 and 11 or 12. As road side attractions go its better then "the world's largest ball of twin." Where coats and hats, the tour is about an hour and a half and it's cold down there.
  • Even though we went during very cold weather time, it was a great experience. Loved the caverns tour and the “motel” which looks like a great standard hotel. It is very clean, comfortable and astonishing view. We will come back for summer activities. Very nice and quiet town! If you like exploring and recreational activities like this, you definitely go here :)
  • We loved this place! The staff were super friendly, down to earth, and funny. The caves are super cool to explore. The main tour ($25/person) is a basic straight shot, but the narrow tunnel was incredible. It's better in smaller groups so go during off times/seasons. Definitely fun for families and couples.
  • Been there three times. Always a blast with friends and the history is fascinating. You travel down on an elevator to an underground river. You navigate that then come back via twists and turns in the caverns. Terrific, The area is in the countryside.
  • Fun for children and adults alike. So much to see. New details reveal with each tour. How provides and well lighted, natural, and safe experience. The cave aged cheese, aged right there at the caverns, is excellent - A mild cheddar with earthy notes.
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