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Address: 825 Cavern Rd, Townsend, TN 37882-4505
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Off the beaten path, but well worth the drive

This little gem is more than meets the eye. The cavern is much bigger than you'd imagine upon entering the plainish gift shop/headquarters. You go down from inside the building... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 26 July 2016
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Kentucky
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Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

This little gem is more than meets the eye. The cavern is much bigger than you'd imagine upon entering the plainish gift shop/headquarters. You go down from inside the building itself. Several tour groups are staggered at once. Terry was our guide, and he was awesome. He had grown up there and had first hand experience with all the caverns... More 

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Townsend, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

I visited the cavern 30 some odd years ago, loved it then even better now, I appreciate what the work of thousands of years can do, a must see.

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Sanford, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

My family visited the cavern in July 2016. You buy your tickets inside at the store. Then wait until the tour is ready to go in. Once you're called, you give your ticket to the guy at the entrance and head down and wait at the entrance. Some people were coming out from their tour and you could see they... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

What a fun and interesting little gem! Our guide, Terry, was incredible. He worked at the Caverns as a teenager and has come back after retiring to lead tours. Very knowledgeable, friendly, funny and engaging - he led a great tour. We were also lucky with a smaller tour group. There are some low ceiling areas and wet floors. I... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Our family was so impressed with the guided tour and wonderful tour presentation. Our tour guide also had an amazing singing voice. This was easy to find and very close to our resort.

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Thank Betty S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

I went to visit this attraction 30 years ago and came back with my teenagers. It is a must do in Townsend. They have great tour guides. It is an amazing and beautiful, natural and untouched nature made exhibit. Everyone had fun. Ages 13-70 on the trip. Worth the stop it took about 1.5 hours for the tour.

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Thank Katie W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

I wish I could rate this place higher than 5 stars! It was absolutely breathtaking and the staff there is so kind! I adored our tour guide. I believe her name was Sarah. She was so knowledgeable on the caverns, and she was so kind! She told the story of the caverns which is a great one. I highly recommend... More 

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Thank Ann W
Maryville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

I visited tuckaleechee caverns with my sister yesterday and it was amazing! I never imagined to see something as incredible as this. My tour guide, Brenna, was really nice and informative. I recommend visiting this cave sometime.

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Scotts, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

This was the 2nd time visiting the Tuckaleechee Caverns. The first time I was expecting our 1st child and this time we took our now 15 year old and 11 year old to experience the caverns. The experience was one of their favorites of our trip out to the Smoky Mountains. Great tour guide- patient and interesting, too. Worth the... More 

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Jasper, Tennessee
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

We visited in July 2016. The office/store has an absolutely original feel. I would imagine that nothing has changed since they opened and I would have to say that adds to the charm. The tour was great. There are many stairs so I would suggest being physically stable if you're planning to venture here. It's a hidden gem with great... More 

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