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Grottoes and Grand Caverns

5 Grand Caverns Drive, Grottoes, VA 24441
+1 540-249-5705
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If you enjoy caverns then you will enjoy this one. A must stop for all those who enjoy caverns and... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2017
Don B
Falling Waters, West Virginia, United States
Impressive Caverns

We were on the first tour (9:30 am) on a Saturday morning. My family was the only group on the... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2017
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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 formations and history around every turn, come see for yourself why we are 'Grand'. .
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  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
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5 Grand Caverns Drive, Grottoes, VA 24441
+1 540-249-5705
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Reviewed 19 October 2017

If you enjoy caverns then you will enjoy this one. A must stop for all those who enjoy caverns and a good walk. so much to see and learn about.

Thank Don B
Reviewed 7 October 2017

We were on the first tour (9:30 am) on a Saturday morning. My family was the only group on the tour. It seemed like the tour lasted about an hour. The paths throughout the caverns were well maintained and easy to walk on. The caverns...More

Thank PPooh72
Reviewed 18 September 2017

The grand caverns are a spectacular piece of history&geography. Its a magnificent place which would blow your mind. inside the caverns are lit masterfully. Its a good hour long tour and a mile walk. Don't forget a jacket, if you want to go in winter...More

1  Thank Kabul11
Reviewed 17 September 2017

This is a beautiful park above and below. It has a vintage feel. The history of the caverns here gives you a feel of being back in the early 20th century. This park is not commercialized like some in the area so it has a...More

Thank Cecil C
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Great time! Great tour of the most BEAUTIFUL, historic Caverns I've seen. They did a great job of accommodating a large crowd.

Thank Julie C M
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Beautiful caverns. Loved the colorfully lit area. Tour involved a lot of local history which was interesting. The tour was about 1:15 mins give or take. Enjoyed the tour and history but wish there was a little more time to just gander at the beauty....More

Thank Kathy M
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Spectacular cavern. Out of the ordinary. Our grandson loved the experience. The guide was well trained. We felt safe. The group was fairly large but we were able to hear and see everything. 6 year old granddaughters were a little to young for spending just...More

Thank fava
Reviewed 3 May 2017

This a creat cave to avoid the crowds. We have visited the Luray Cavern and it was very crowded. The Grand Cavens are a more natural cave experience with great formations. Be sure to bring a sweater or jacket since it is in the mid...More

2  Thank Mike H
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Great tour (guide- Kevin). Very informative, lots of great stories and funny believe it or nots. Would recommend to anyone.

Thank Jadeella12
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

This was a lovely, informative tour for the whole family. Geological and civil war history. We were on the tour for about 70 min. Lots of walking, so stairs. A bit of exercise and learning while you are on family vacation.

Thank Suzy S
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