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Luray Caverns, Luray

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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. Make Luray Caverns a centerpiece of your Luray vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Luray tourist route planner.
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  • One of the things I found out was that the main difference between a cave and a cavern is that a cave is a single unit (room), whereas a cavern is multiple units (rooms). So a Labyrinth of caves is ca...  more »
  • My husband went 60 yrs ago, we went 30 yrs ago with our young family, and now we just visited with our grandchildren. Always has been an interesting tour. Also, the toy and car museum is a must see.  more »
  • The caverns are fantastic and definitely something worth seeing! Our tour guide was mumbling and talked so fast it was very difficult to understand. This seemed to be the overall consensus with our gr...  more »
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  • WOW! Totally awesome. All of it was so cool and interesting. Our guide was very informative about the caverns. The tour takes about one and half hours. Be prepared to do a lot of walking. They also have a coach and car museum and a maze. You can easily spend a number of hours depending on what you interested in.
  • Apparently Sunday of Memorial Day weekend is the busiest day of the year. Buy your tickets online and skip the ticket line. The entrance line was approximately two hours so come ready to stand in line if it is a busy weekend or Summer break. Also be prepared for all weather. It started raining 45 minutes into our wait time and we ended up soaked to the bone. The caverns are beautiful and my kids, 7 & 10, loved it. The mining experience across the street was a huge hit as well.
  • Great tour of the largest limestone cavern in the east. Memorial Day weekend was very crowded, although, the staff was excellent in handling the large volumes of people. The parking lot was full so cars were parked on the grass down below the parking lot! Great job! There are attractions for entire family, antique car museum, toy and doll museum garden maze, rope adventure park and gem sluice. Worth the trip.
  • Amazing... well worth the trip (even from Connecticut) I still can't believe places like that exist... went there memorial day weekend ... got lucky to go in without too many crowds but as soon as we got out there were lines probably 100 yards long... get there early ... kids and adults loved it... definitely something to see... Very informative staff as well
  • A little pricey ($27 per adult) yet totally worth a visit. Stroller friendly, very clean and safe on the inside. The guide was very knowledgeable and we enjoyed looking at billion year old natural formations. The tour lasted an hour. The souvenir shop is full of beautiful items. Please note: There are 60+ stair steps to get in and out of the caverns. There is a restroom in the main building. There are shops, museums and restaurant located within the same plaza. You could spend half a day in this area to see all of the historic features.