Why You Should Visit Luray Caverns In Virginia
The largest caverns in Eastern America, Luray Caverns are a popular destination in Virginia.
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Take a tour along a paved & well lit path through 10 story high underground caverns.
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Descend into the caverns via looping covered walkway. No stairs!
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They were discovered in 1878 and first opened to candlelit tours in the same year.
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The caverns cover 64 acres. The tour takes you through 1.25 miles of them.
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Your tour guide will tell you all about the caverns and the formations.
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Prepare to be wowed by the underground lake! It looks like stalagmites are growing from the ground but it’s a reflection in water of the ceiling.
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It is hard to believe until you see it in person!
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Perfectly still water making this reflection. The water is only 18-20 inches deep.
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There is something amazing to see around every corner throughout the caverns!
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The Double Column is the tallest formation in the caverns at 47 feet.
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At the end of your tour make a wish in the Emerald Pool. The coins are collected and donated to charity later.
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Be sure to check out the Car & Carriage Museum, Toy Town Junction Museum & Shenandoah Heritage Village too. All included in your ticket.
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And grab some lunch, treat or souvenir at the restaurant and store just outside.
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