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Laurel Caverns

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Address: 200 Caverns Park Road, Farmington, PA 15437
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Cave with 2.8 miles of underground passages: great for viewing weird rock...

Cave with 2.8 miles of underground passages: great for viewing weird rock formations.

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Interesting 1st time cave experience.

Did the 1 hour tour and was surprised it wasn't busier. It was my husband and I and other couple. I assume it gets much busier when kids are not in school. I won't spoil... read more

Reviewed 27 September 2016
dk1221
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Amherst, New York
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Windsor
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139 reviews
74 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a privately owned attraction that is being nicely preserved. They accommodate families with small children and a few different skill levels for the cave experience. Our guide was a young guy named Christian who was quite fun and full of information about the caverns and how they came to be. It was a nice walk, not overly strenuous... More 

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 9 November 2016

What a great day spent exploring with my husband. The wait time was 15 minutes or so and the bathrooms were clean! On our tour the young guide had a nice amount of knowledge and a good sense of humor. The walk was easy on the way down and uphill on the way back. We only did the basic tour... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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32 reviews
10 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 21 October 2016

I expected the caverns to have stalactites and stalagmites but it didn't so the interest was more in the history. Our guide was nice and had the history memorized, but it would be helpful if he went to a class for giving presentations naturally.

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Thank Jamalily
Santa Barbara, California
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16 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

This is the first dry cave that I've ever visited, so that means no lakes, stalagmites, or stalactites. It was still very interesting and they do a great light show set to music. They also offer much more challenging opportunities for experienced cavers.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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26 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016

My fiancé and I visited Laurel Caverns this fall, and participated in the 1hr tour. Although it was a good experience to have, the whole thing felt outdated and tacky. Our tour guide made bad jokes the whole tour (which no one in the group appreciated considering the total silence throughout) and she spoke extremely fast, oftentimes cutting off words... More 

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Thank KatelynScarlett
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27 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

This was a very fun and informative tour. Our tour guide "Madison" was very good. The cave was interesting as it didn't have stalagmites or stalactites. It was just the right length of time.

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Thank Sandy T
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 7 October 2016

I have visited many caves and this ranked as average. As a 66 yr old the steep walk was hard as well as areas with no railings to hold onto. The guide and sights were nice.

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Thank Suzanne S
Amherst, New York
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 27 September 2016

Did the 1 hour tour and was surprised it wasn't busier. It was my husband and I and other couple. I assume it gets much busier when kids are not in school. I won't spoil the experience for others by saying too much but it's wasn't exactly what I expected. Our guide did show us how disorienting it can be... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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291 reviews
119 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Not like other caverns, there are no stalagmites or stalactites but very interesting. There are several different levels of exploration to choose from. We did the Family Tour and it was great.

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North Brunswick, New Jersey
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44 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2016

I went here on my Honeymoon, while staying at The Summit Inn. It was one of my favorite parts of the trip. Even though there aren't really any limestone formations, (at least not that I saw in the general tour), it's still a really cool cave. Even my husband liked it. Definitely worth checking out if you are in the... More 

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