Luray, VA

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Delve into eerie limestone caves, take a trip down Shenandoah River or discover the magnificent vistas on the Blue Ridge Mountains from this Virginian town.

Luray is a quaint town on the banks of Hawksbill Creek in Page County, Virginia. This Shenandoah Valley town features a charming historic downtown area and a range of exciting outdoor adventure opportunities, such as caving, whitewater rafting, fishing, boating and hunting. Use Luray as a base for your visit to Shenandoah National Park, Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains or the Luray Caverns.

Explore Luray’s downtown district to see residential, commercial and institutional buildings from the 19th and 20th centuries. Visit the Luray Singing Tower, also known as the Belle Brown Northcott Memorial, to see the impressive 1930s bell tower. Bell recitals are played on the tower’s carillon throughout the spring, summer and fall.

Opposite the bell tower, find the Luray Caverns. This awe-inspiring cave is the largest in the east United States and features natural formations. Join a tour and explore the depths of the eerie underground caves to see stalactites, stalagmites, spectacular rock draperies and alabaster columns. Experience the Great Stalacpipe Organ, a remarkable formation that can be used as a musical instrument. Nearby, find the Garden Maze, a half-mile (800-meter) hedge maze.

Experience the stunning Shenandoah Valley sights. Begin a river trip on the south fork of the Shenandoah River or Lake Arrowhead and go boating, whitewater rafting or fishing.

Discover the lush, forested landscape of Shenandoah National Park on a scenic trip along Skyline Drive. This mountain-ridge road offers Blue Ridge Mountain views and is particularly beautiful in the fall, when the color in the leaves begins to turn. Reach hiking trails from the road, including a section of the Appalachian Trail. Keep watch for black bears, deer and other wildlife when hiking.

Luray is located in Shenandoah Valley, Virginia. The nearest airport is Dulles International Airport, 78.4 miles (126.1 kilometers) away. Use Luray as a base for adventures in the outdoors during warm summers and snowy winters or as a scenic stopover on your Virginia road trip.

Days Inn by Wyndham Luray Shenandoah
Days Inn by Wyndham Luray Shenandoah
2 out of 5
138 Whispering Hill Rd, Luray, VA
The price is $65 per night from Dec 16 to Dec 16
Situated in the historical district, this hotel is 2.4 mi (3.8 km) from Warehouse Art Gallery and 2.8 mi (4.5 km) from Shenandoah National Park. Luray Caverns ...
3.1/5 (978 reviews)
"Ok"

Reviewed on Nov 28, 2021

Days Inn by Wyndham Luray Shenandoah
Skyland
Skyland
2 out of 5
Skyline Dr Mile 41.7 & 42.5, Luray, VA
Situated in a national park, this eco-friendly hotel is 1 mi (1.6 km) from Stony Man and 8.5 mi (13.6 km) from Dark Hollow Falls. Rapidan Camp and Luray Caverns ...
4/5 Very Good! (870 reviews)
"Great rustic get away!"

Reviewed on Nov 21, 2021

Skyland
Mimslyn Inn Historic Hotels Of America
Mimslyn Inn Historic Hotels Of America
3 out of 5
401 W Main St, Luray, VA
The price is $139 per night from Dec 5 to Dec 5
Situated in Luray, this historic hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Valley Health Page Memorial Hospital and Luray Caverns. Warehouse Art Gallery and The Garden ...
4.4/5 Excellent! (573 reviews)
"The furnishings, the propane fireplaces and the 3rd floor sitting area with outside deck were just what was needed for this relaxing get-a-way."

Reviewed on Nov 20, 2021

Mimslyn Inn Historic Hotels Of America
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
New studio conveniently located in town of Luray.
New studio conveniently located in town of Luray.
Luray, VA
The price is $100 per night from Dec 5 to Dec 5
Located in the heart of Luray, this golf apartment building is 0.3 mi (0.4 km) from Warehouse Art Gallery and 1.7 mi (2.7 km) from Luray Caverns. Valley Health ...
4.8/5 Exceptional! (22 reviews)
Perfect Cozy & Convenient Accommodations
"Comfortable and nicely decorated. Just around the corner from the Main Street with shops, restaurants and a movie theatre. Only a mile and a half to Luray Caverns."

Reviewed on Nov 12, 2021

New studio conveniently located in town of Luray.
Fox Den Cabin--Secluded Mountain Getaway Near Shenandoah National Park
Fox Den Cabin--Secluded Mountain Getaway Near Shenandoah National Park
Luray, VA
Located in the mountains, this family-friendly cabin is within 6 mi (10 km) of Shenandoah National Park, Warehouse Art Gallery, and Thorton Gap Entrance Shenandoah. ...
4.8/5 Exceptional! (88 reviews)
Home away from home
"We felt comfortable right away. Our cabin was roomy, clean, and had lots of extras. Nice and close to Shenandoah National Park too!"

Reviewed on Nov 26, 2021

Fox Den Cabin--Secluded Mountain Getaway Near Shenandoah National Park
Secluded Luray Cabin w/ BBQ, 11mi to Caverns!
Secluded Luray Cabin w/ BBQ, 11mi to Caverns!
Luray, VA
Set in Luray, this family-friendly cabin is within 12 mi (20 km) of Valley Health Page Memorial Hospital, The Garden Maze at Luray Caverns, and Luray Zoo - A ...
4.6/5 Wonderful! (14 reviews)
Woodsy hideaway
"This home was a quiet, peaceful, cozy place for three longtime girlfriends getting together to catch up and take some well deserved respite. It was central to many sights. We enjoyed the natural surroundings."

Reviewed on Sep 13, 2021

Secluded Luray Cabin w/ BBQ, 11mi to Caverns!
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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