Visit Natural Tunnel, A Unique Christmas Cave In Virginia This Season
Virginia has a festive Christmas attraction that’s unlike just about any other in the world. Unique in its own rite, Natural Tunnel becomes all the more extraordinary during the holiday season with twinkle lights and a special walkway… it’s the most extraordinary Christmas cave in Virginia! Here’s more about why you’ll want to plan a trip to Duffield, Virginia.
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Natural Tunnel State Park is located at 1420 Natural Tunnel Parkway, Duffield, Virginia. Have you ever visited this epic destination that transforms into a Christmas cave in Virginia? We’d love to see your favorite photos of the display! And also be sure to share your favorite things to do at Christmas in Virginia.
What are the best holiday light displays in Virginia?
There are many incredible light displays in Virginia on the holidays, especially in quaint, residential communities with charming neighborhoods. Some communities, like Middleburg and Kilmarnock, transform into winter wonderlands that are downright darling. From big cities to small towns, our landscape is always festive and fun in the winter… however, don’t be surprised if you encounter some of our unusual holiday traditions!
Are there other unique holiday events in Virginia?
In a place as scenic and historic as our state, it’s no wonder there is a multitude of things to do at Christmas in Virginia. Some of our most historic communities, like Lexington, amp up the charm each holiday season and welcome families to their gorgeous wreath-adorned streets. Busch Gardens transforms into a Christmas Town circa each December, and it seems that even local taverns and restaurants host their own festive events. To find the very best events in your area, don’t be afraid to chat with your neighbors! They are sure to know at which holiday events in Virginia Santa will be making an appearance, and they’ll surely know which neighborhood streets have the finest light displays.
Are caves a safe place to visit in Virginia?
With nearly 43,000 square miles of landscape shaped by the Blue Ridge Mountains, it’s no wonder Virginia hides a number of caves and other naturally-formed surprises. Many of our caves and caverns are open to the public… and they’re downright incredible to explore! Skyline Caverns is one site that visitors adore in particular, although there are a number of caves worth exploring in the state.
A lifelong Virginia resident, Beth loves exploring different parts of the world and currently resides in Alexandria. She holds a degree in English Literature and one of her short stories has been featured in the Shenandoah Review. Other interests include hiking, songwriting, and spending time in the mountains.
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