Over 50,000 Days!

Luray Caverns welcomes visitors all through the winter. Tours have been available every single day since the Grand Illumination on November 6, 1878. As winter brings both beauty and cold-weather challenges to our region every year, spring-like temperatures prevail at this U.S. Natural Landmark. Beneath the floor of the northern Shenandoah Valley, Luray Caverns maintains a constant 54°, regardless of the temperature outside. One-half million people annually enjoy the pleasant climate amid the awe-inspiring splendor of massive chambers laden with ancient stone formations (including this Frozen Fountain of stone) in spectacular natural colors.​

The conditions, however, do change above ground. The air is always crisp and clear with unobstructed views of the picturesque Shenandoah Valley. Embraced by the Blue Ridge and Massanutten Mountains and graced by the fabled Shenandoah River, this National Park area holds a unique appeal even in winter. Ninety minutes southwest of Washington, D.C. and open daily, Luray Caverns has provided a welcome reprieve to millions throughout all seasons since its discovery in 1878.​

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Upcoming Events:

Home School Week at Luray Caverns - March 13


Festival of Spring - May 13


Town of Luray 4th of July Celebration - July 04


Page Valley Cycling Road Race - July 29


Discovery Day - August 12


Luray International Triathlon & Luray Sprint Triathlon - August 19


Page Valley Fair - August 19


Page County Heritage Festival - October 07


Home School Week at Luray Caverns - October 30