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Address: 5 Grand Caverns Drive, Grottoes, VA 24441
Phone Number: +1 540-249-5705
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America's oldest continuously operated show cave, voted #2 in America by...

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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Fabulous formations.

I love visiting caverns and have visited a number of them in several states. This was one of my favorites. The formations were fabulous and the guide was terrefic. Our tour guide... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Arlene G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I love visiting caverns and have visited a number of them in several states. This was one of my favorites. The formations were fabulous and the guide was terrefic. Our tour guide spoke clearly and loudly enough for all to hear. The guide did an excellent job and was glad to answer any questions. I would recommend the caverns to... More 

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Thank Arlene G
Simpsonville
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome place! Staff very friendly and informative. Price to get in very good. 70 minute tour, wished it could have been longer but they like to take one group at a time and take their time explaining things. A must see!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

A surprise find during our visit to Virginia. Easy to get to, reasonably priced and a great tour. Try this for a break from the wineries, breweries and history tours.

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Thank Lisa S
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

We visited the caverns while vacationing at Massanutten. We chose Grand over Luray because we had heard that although Luray is quite large, it is also very touristy and commercialized. We are so pleased with our choice. We had an early afternoon tour and our guide was Whitney. First of all, Whitney is fantastic!! There were only 4 people in... More 

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Thank swok13
Amelia Island, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Awesome tour. The temperature was great for me. The skinny girls found it to be cold. About 1.5 mile round trip.

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Harrisburg
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

I had no idea what to expect. Our guide was Tyler who is entering his senior year in high school. He was a wonderful and very mature guide for a 17 year old. The cavern was incredible with a multitude of geological formations. Tyler knew all of the formations. Well worth the time to visit in the wonderful commonwealth of... More 

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Nesconset, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016

The park is large and has many activities for families, large picnic areas for groups, covered areas with electric. Playgrounds, volley ball, miniature golf, swimming pool, walking trails. The cave is one of the biggest we have been to. Many unusual formations. easy walking inside approx. 1 1/4 miles but you first have to walk up a hill and you... More 

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Thank Diane W
North Branch, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016

When we visited this unique cave, we were the only ones there, so we got a tour guide just for my family of 3. Our guide was very knowledgeable and really interacted with us. Bring a coat because the temperature is about 54 degrees in the cave. Luray Caverns gets more visitors so the guides there always have more people... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

A wonderful experience! Daniel is an exceptionally knowledgeable tour guide. Great experience. How many people can say they have been inside the Blue Ridge Mountains? #bravo

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

Words cannot describe....the BEST CAVE ever visited!!!!!! Our Tour Guide Daniel was phenomenal and was perfect tempo in his delivery of cave points of interest. Grand Caverns seemed very "natural" and little untouched. Great tour! Great cave! Only downside was not so friendly older woman working ticket counter/gift shop

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