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Address: 825 Cavern Rd, Townsend, TN 37882-4505
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+1 865-448-2274
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10:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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We love the caverns!

This is 5th time we have visited and we always have a great time. The staff is knowledgeable and everyone is very nice. I highly recommend a visit to this beautiful place on the... read more

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Milford, Michigan, United States
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Milford, Michigan, United States
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3 reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is 5th time we have visited and we always have a great time. The staff is knowledgeable and everyone is very nice. I highly recommend a visit to this beautiful place on the quiet side of the Smokies!

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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Cave was cool and they were very friendly. Nice gift shop and fudge store too. Would recommend if you are in the are.

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Burnsville, North Carolina
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296 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We stopped here while on vacation. This place is amazing. To just think that this place is where it is. You go in and it opens up to gigantic rooms in the mountains. It also has a under ground creek that formed this place. It stays about 58 degrees year round no matter what the temperature is outside. Very interesting... More 

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New Castle, Indiana
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91 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This cave tour was a pleasant surprise especially for a privately owned cave. No cheesy tacky displays. Great variety of cave features. I would recommend for anyone traveling in the area. Be aware that there are stairs and a couple of areas with low ceilings. You can drink from the cave river. Bring your own cup or cup your hands.

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Newport News, Virginia
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88 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Frankly, I wasn't expecting much from the Caverns, but was pleasantly surprised by the various formations, Caverns and stream within. Our guide was friendly and knowledgeable. There are a lot of steps so I wouldn't recommend this attraction to anyone who has trouble walking. Conveniently located just outside Townsend, TN.

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Reisterstown, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This cavern is spectacular. They have maintained its natural beauty without glitzy, manufactured settings. No colorful light shows to detract from the stunning natural splendor of mother earth.

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Walland, Tennessee
1 review
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I was a bit hesitant about going to Tuckaleechee Caverns, as this Texans just knew it could not possibly compare to the Natural Bridge Caverns. I went along with my husband anyways and boy was I WRONG!!! The Tuckaleechee Caverns, in my opinion, are even BETTER!! The Caverns had many different rooms all filled with different Fantastic features! I cannot... More 

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West Melbourne, Florida
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6 reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Quite the different views from the Smoky Mountains and worth the trip. The tour guide, Gavin, was very knowledgeable and gave us lots of history and info on the caverns. We saw a variety of rock formations and waterfalls. Everyone there was very friendly.

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Thank AdvByFigment
1 review
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I loved coming here. I found it randomly and was not disappointed! I tell everyone that comes to the area to check out Tuckaleechee Caverns. I have visited twice and about to go again in a few days. It's just so beautiful and it's just amazing to think that something so pretty exists right below your feet! Amazing stories and... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Awesome experience! Our tour guide Alex was great and the cave was beautiful!! The history was super interesting!

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