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Mammoth Cave National Park

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Address: 1 Mammoth Cave Parkway, Mammoth Cave National Park, KY 42259
Phone Number: +1 270-758-2180
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A mysterious limestone cave that has fascinated people for 4,000 years.

A mysterious limestone cave that has fascinated people for 4,000 years.

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I have been there twice and done difference tours and have loved them so much! Not only are the tours very affordable, but they are unique and fun - we can't wait to go back. Be... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Columbus4Ever
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Hilliard, Ohio
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Hilliard, Ohio
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17 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have been there twice and done difference tours and have loved them so much! Not only are the tours very affordable, but they are unique and fun - we can't wait to go back. Be sure to make reservations though and that they are on central time!

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Wake Forest, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great place to see God's magnificent handy work and clear your mind of the everyday crazy world. Great place for photography, family connect time or a romantic troll with your significant other. Highly recommend stopping and visiting. They have some cabins onsite that I might take up for a weekend.

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Groton, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

There were a total of 406 steps up and 5 down to get to the Drapery Room (my husband decided to count them!). To go inside the Drapery Room, it was 49 steps each way. Then there were five more steps down and quite a few ramps up to the exit where a bus was waiting to take us back... More 

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Grandville, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

First: make reservations through the national park website. I forgot and was almost out if luck. Thankfully I should up before they opened to be the first one there looking for first come/first serve tickets. They had added two more tours! My kids and I were thrilled. Second: we went on the Domes and Drips tones tour with Ranger Jamie.... More 

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Lower Keys, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful visitor center with great demos. Took the Domes tour and had great guides. Moderately strenuous but if you can do stairs in an apartment building you will have no problem with this tour and it is well worth it. Get a senior passport if you qualify--it will work nationwide

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Lynchburg, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I love to visit national parks so drove a bit out of our way to make sure to see Mammoth Cave. The caves are huge!! We did the domes and dripstones tour, which was really cool. Definitely unique. Our guide Kevin was hilarious too and made it so much better! Took us like 3 hours to do... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I spent a nice 4 day weekend in Cave City, and the Caves were amazing! I will defiantly come back and explore more of them! The hiking trails around the park is pet friendly, so you can take the mutts for a walk, tire them out, take them back to the hotel and go enjoy the old town.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's awesome. The caves are impressive and the nicking trails are beautiful. The park is pet friendly so you can bring the kids and take them for walks! They'll love it. Plenty of photo worthy sites and scenic overlooks.

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There are lots of caves to see in the world, but these caves are mammoth. Pardon my warped sense of humor. In late fall they do cut back on the number of tours open. I would recommend summer for best selection but anytime you can visit you will be overwhelmed and inspired by the shear size and magnitude of the... More 

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Brookline, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took the Drips and Dripstones tour, which was the longest tour offered in the winter time. It was a total of 2 hours -- easy walk. Large group so not as intimate as other cave tours I've been on. The cave is large but this tour didn't have very many formations -- except at the end seeing the Frozen Niagara.... More 

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