Luray Caverns

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831 West Main Street, Luray, VA, USA

Luray Caverns Reviews

HuBison HuBison
417 reviews
Worthy day trip or a stop on a drive near by Sep 20, 2010
I went to Luray a few years ago and took my family. I have been twice actually. The first time, drove from DC and took a highway-based route. It was very direct and we got there in no time. The second time I went, I don't know what happended to my directions and we ended up on Skyline drive. Skyline drive is very pretty, but there are a lot of twisty turny roads, and when driving a group of people in a mini-van, it can rattle your nerves a bit. So, from which ever part of the country you're driving from, be sure to map out a route to get there that is appropriate for you.

On arrival, get out of the car, stretch and decide on what you want to do. I have never gotten a chance to do the maze cause whomever I have gone with has not been interested or didn't want to pay the extra money and I didn't want to go by myself, but it sounds like it would be so much fun. I think the car museum is free with your paid ticket to the caverns.

You enter the gift shop and wait to enter the caverns. Be sure to wear proper shoes as the path, though well constructed, could be a little slippery on any given day. I say dress in layers in case you find it too cool or too warm down below. Bring a good camera, one that has a high ISO setting or one that can change it from AUTO to HIGH with the click of a few buttons...your pictures will come out better.

It really is a nice place. I like reading all the history about how it was discovered. I think kids will be in awe of it and adults will enjoy it. Have fun.
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Ogmalik Ogmalik
1 reviews
Excitement trip in Luray Cavern Nov 11, 2010
My friend and I went Annapolis-MD last year for some official work before thanksgiving. We made a plan to enjoy the Thanksgiving vacation on any adventure spot together. We searched some best spot and finally found Luray in Virginia. It is located 3 kilometer away from Annapolis, therefore we headed out in our own car.

Friday early morning we took off, after an hour and half drive, we reached at Centreville and took light refreshments there then continued the drive. We reached Luray Cavern. Luray Cavern, it is nice to see and a great natural wonder. I was really impressed by this natural beautiful cavern. Then we went towards Luray Museum, Garden Maze and Especially the best singing tower.

We were very hungry and searched for a place to eat, we found Woodruff inns. They provided delicious meals and excellent service at an affordable price. Then we moved back toward Annapolis. It is one of my memorable Thanksgiving vacation.
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emmytravel emmytrav…
49 reviews
Caves,Hedge Maze, Auto Museum May 23, 2010
I've done caves/caverns before and this was pretty much par for the course. I only recall one that really impressed me - it had a boat ride in it and darn if I can't recall even what state it was! Oh well. This one was fine, they did a guided tour. After we wen to the Hedge Maze and we had a blast in there finding our way to the clues and the way out. Try it, you'll like it! Also they had the car museum which is an easy tour and old cars are always neat to see. I got the magnetic rocks from the museum. I knew to keep them away from things that could be de-activated by magnets. I didn't realize they would pull my computer monitor to whichever side I placed them near. LOL
Cozytailmom Cozytail…
6 reviews
Jun 20, 2007
Check out my blog for a complete review of Luray Caverns. It's well worth a visit.

As the most decorated cavern on the East Coast and possible the entire country it definitely deserves its status as a registered US Natural Landmark.

Some cave facts:

The first air conditioned home in the US, Limair, was built above the cavern. The home is cooled by fanning in limestone filtered air from the cave keeping the home a constant 70 degrees.

The air temp in the cave is 58 degrees all year round so bring a sweater if you need it. You know who you are…

There is much more to the cave than you will see on the tour but you do get the best parts. The rest is very muddy.

Luray Caverns is wheel chair and stroller accessible.

Though the walk is not strenuous you should wear comfortable shoes. I gotta tell you though, I’ve seen brides wear heels…

There are weddings in the Cathedral room within the cavern. One was even featured on TLC’s The Wedding Story. I think it was a Wiccan wedding but any denomination can get hitched there.

There is also a cool hedge maze and a antique car museum. (For those of you who are into that sort of thing.)
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