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in the Shenandoah Valley
Caverns & Rock Formations

Perhaps the most popular type of attraction in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley, our caverns and natural rock formations are the perfect option for familes, student and senior groups, and individuals curious about the natural mysteries that lie beneath us, and the geologic forces that shaped our landscape.

Luray Caverns – A U.S. Natural Landmark

Luray Caverns – A U.S. Natural Landmark

Deep beneath Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains, this U.S. Natural Landmark is the largest caverns in Eastern America and the most visited in the United States. From well-lighted, all- paved walkways and step-free access, explore cathedral-sized rooms with ceilings 10...

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Grand Caverns – Oldest Show Cave

Grand Caverns – Oldest Show Cave

Grand Caverns, owned by the Town of Grottoes, is America’s oldest continuously operated show cave, voted #2 in America by Parade magazine and a National Natural Landmark. Grand Caverns is a prime example of history and beauty. With our abundance of rare shield...

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The Caverns At Natural Bridge

The Caverns At Natural Bridge

The Caverns at Natural Bridge were discovered just before the turn of the 20th century and opened to the public in 1977. Open seasonally March through November, visitors enjoying the Natural Bridge Caverns tour descend more than 34 stories deep within the Earth to get...

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Shenandoah Caverns

Shenandoah Caverns

Shenandoah Caverns is the only Virginia cave with an elevator & the closest major cavern to I-81. See formations so unusual they were featured in National Geographic. Experience the underground adventure of Shenandoah Caverns in any weather for a day of family...

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Melrose Caverns

Melrose Caverns

Underground History of the Civil War As war raged in the Shenandoah Valley, Union troops were looking for opportunities to secure their munitions.  They found the perfect spot beneath farmland outside of Harrisonburg, Virginia. Melrose Caverns offered a secure place...

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Fountain Cave Adventure Tours

Fountain Cave Adventure Tours

Where Adventure Runs Deep! Explore Fountain: Find Fountain. Discovered in 1835, Fountain Cave has just reopened after being closed for almost 100 years! There are no lights inside the cavern, and the only thing that remains from its past days in the 1800s is an old...

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Skyline Caverns

Skyline Caverns

Skyline Caverns offers professionally guided one hour tours through our natural world renowned cavern. See rare anthodite crystal formations. A visit to Skyline Caverns is a perfect part of your stay in the Northern Shenandoah Valley and an ideal day trip from...

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Virginia’s Natural Bridge State Park

Virginia’s Natural Bridge State Park

The immensity is startling…Natural Wonder, Natural Beauty. 215 feet of solid rock, carved by the fingers of nature, span the steep ravine over Cedar Creek at Virginia’s Natural Bridge State Park. George Washington surveyed the rock bridge, and Thomas Jefferson liked...

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I-81 Exit 264 to 211 E

Deep beneath Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains, this U.S. Natural Landmark is the largest caverns in Eastern America and the most visited in the United States. From well-lighted, all- paved walkways and step-free access, explore cathedral-sized rooms with ceilings 10 stories high, filled with towering stone columns and crystal-clear pools. And hear the haunting sounds of the world’s only Stalacpipe Organ.  Luray Caverns is open every day of the year.

In addition, experience the history of America in the Car and Carriage Caravan, an exhibit featuring over 140 items relating to transportation including cars, carriages, and coaches dating from the mid-18th century including an 1892 Benz, a 1908 Baker Electric and a Stanley Steamer. Explore the Shenandoah Heritage Village - a collection of local, restored historic buildings creating a small 19th century farming community including the Luray Valley Museum showcasing Shenandoah Valley artifacts from the 1750's to the 1920's.

Also find Toy Town Junction, a massive collection of over 30 trains and other themed miniature areas along with several thousand toys and train related artifacts.

The attraction complex also includes a one-acre ornamental garden - The Garden Maze - creating one of the largest hedge mazes in the Mid-Atlantic states along with a challenging two-level Rope Adventure Park connecting a series of real and imaginary obstacles..

WHAT’S INCLUDED

The General Admission rate includes the Luray Caverns, the Car and Carriage Caravan, Shenandoah Heritage Village and the Luray Valley Museum. Tickets may be purchased online or upon arrival.

DIRECTIONS

970 U.S. Hwy 211 West, 10 minutes from the Central Entrance to Skyline Drive, 15 minutes from I-81 at New Market.

 

Contact


101 Cave Hill Road
Luray, VA 22835

540-743-6551
Website

Events


november, 2021

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I-81 Exit 264 to 211 E

Deep beneath Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains, this U.S. Natural Landmark is the largest caverns in Eastern America and the most visited in the United States. From well-lighted, all- paved walkways and step-free access, explore cathedral-sized rooms with ceilings 10 stories high, filled with towering stone columns and crystal-clear pools. And hear the haunting sounds of the world’s only Stalacpipe Organ.  Luray Caverns is open every day of the year.

In addition, experience the history of America in the Car and Carriage Caravan, an exhibit featuring over 140 items relating to transportation including cars, carriages, and coaches dating from the mid-18th century including an 1892 Benz, a 1908 Baker Electric and a Stanley Steamer. Explore the Shenandoah Heritage Village - a collection of local, restored historic buildings creating a small 19th century farming community including the Luray Valley Museum showcasing Shenandoah Valley artifacts from the 1750's to the 1920's.

Also find Toy Town Junction, a massive collection of over 30 trains and other themed miniature areas along with several thousand toys and train related artifacts.

The attraction complex also includes a one-acre ornamental garden - The Garden Maze - creating one of the largest hedge mazes in the Mid-Atlantic states along with a challenging two-level Rope Adventure Park connecting a series of real and imaginary obstacles..

WHAT’S INCLUDED

The General Admission rate includes the Luray Caverns, the Car and Carriage Caravan, Shenandoah Heritage Village and the Luray Valley Museum. Tickets may be purchased online or upon arrival.

DIRECTIONS

970 U.S. Hwy 211 West, 10 minutes from the Central Entrance to Skyline Drive, 15 minutes from I-81 at New Market.

 

Contact


101 Cave Hill Road
Luray, VA 22835

540-743-6551
Website

Events


november, 2021

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I-81 Exit 264 to 211 E

Deep beneath Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains, this U.S. Natural Landmark is the largest caverns in Eastern America and the most visited in the United States. From well-lighted, all- paved walkways and step-free access, explore cathedral-sized rooms with ceilings 10 stories high, filled with towering stone columns and crystal-clear pools. And hear the haunting sounds of the world’s only Stalacpipe Organ.  Luray Caverns is open every day of the year.

In addition, experience the history of America in the Car and Carriage Caravan, an exhibit featuring over 140 items relating to transportation including cars, carriages, and coaches dating from the mid-18th century including an 1892 Benz, a 1908 Baker Electric and a Stanley Steamer. Explore the Shenandoah Heritage Village - a collection of local, restored historic buildings creating a small 19th century farming community including the Luray Valley Museum showcasing Shenandoah Valley artifacts from the 1750's to the 1920's.

Also find Toy Town Junction, a massive collection of over 30 trains and other themed miniature areas along with several thousand toys and train related artifacts.

The attraction complex also includes a one-acre ornamental garden - The Garden Maze - creating one of the largest hedge mazes in the Mid-Atlantic states along with a challenging two-level Rope Adventure Park connecting a series of real and imaginary obstacles..

WHAT’S INCLUDED

The General Admission rate includes the Luray Caverns, the Car and Carriage Caravan, Shenandoah Heritage Village and the Luray Valley Museum. Tickets may be purchased online or upon arrival.

DIRECTIONS

970 U.S. Hwy 211 West, 10 minutes from the Central Entrance to Skyline Drive, 15 minutes from I-81 at New Market.

 

Contact


101 Cave Hill Road
Luray, VA 22835

540-743-6551
Website

Events


november, 2021

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I-81 Exit 264 to 211 E

Deep beneath Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains, this U.S. Natural Landmark is the largest caverns in Eastern America and the most visited in the United States. From well-lighted, all- paved walkways and step-free access, explore cathedral-sized rooms with ceilings 10 stories high, filled with towering stone columns and crystal-clear pools. And hear the haunting sounds of the world’s only Stalacpipe Organ.  Luray Caverns is open every day of the year.

In addition, experience the history of America in the Car and Carriage Caravan, an exhibit featuring over 140 items relating to transportation including cars, carriages, and coaches dating from the mid-18th century including an 1892 Benz, a 1908 Baker Electric and a Stanley Steamer. Explore the Shenandoah Heritage Village - a collection of local, restored historic buildings creating a small 19th century farming community including the Luray Valley Museum showcasing Shenandoah Valley artifacts from the 1750's to the 1920's.

Also find Toy Town Junction, a massive collection of over 30 trains and other themed miniature areas along with several thousand toys and train related artifacts.

The attraction complex also includes a one-acre ornamental garden - The Garden Maze - creating one of the largest hedge mazes in the Mid-Atlantic states along with a challenging two-level Rope Adventure Park connecting a series of real and imaginary obstacles..

WHAT’S INCLUDED

The General Admission rate includes the Luray Caverns, the Car and Carriage Caravan, Shenandoah Heritage Village and the Luray Valley Museum. Tickets may be purchased online or upon arrival.

DIRECTIONS

970 U.S. Hwy 211 West, 10 minutes from the Central Entrance to Skyline Drive, 15 minutes from I-81 at New Market.

 

Contact


101 Cave Hill Road
Luray, VA 22835

540-743-6551
Website

Events


november, 2021

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