Both A Restaurant And A Cave, West Virginia’s Seneca Caverns Is An Underrated Day Trip Destination
There are plenty of good day trips to take in West Virginia, but one of the best is a versatile option that provides food, views, and at least two forms of adventure all in one convenient setting. Can you guess which Almost Heaven destination this might be?
Nestled in the trough of Pendleton County's beautiful Germany Valley, surrounded by towering Appalachian Peaks and stunning rock formations, Seneca Caverns is the ultimate West Virginia way to spend the day. Take a country road to this huge gravel parking lot, pull in, park - and prepare for a whole day of fun all in one place.
First, head over to the the main building, where you can purchase tickets to enter Seneca Caverns.
Visitors have been awestruck by the intricate formations inside this underground fairyland since 1928 when it first opened to the public.
Tickets are $10 for children and $15 for teens and adults, with youngsters 4 and under entering free. Group and student discounts are available.
The hour-long tour (with its many steps down into and up out of the cave) will surely leave you hungry for lunch, so it's a good thing that Asbury Restaurant is located right next door! With indoor and outdoor seating featuring beautiful views of the surrounding mountain-rimmed valley...
...to hearty, delicious meals, Asbury Restaurant is worth a trip even if you don't plan to tour Seneca Caverns.
Be sure to save room for dessert! Some patrons come just for a slice of this pie.
If you finish your delicious lunch at Asburys and still aren't quite ready to head home yet, there's still more to do right on-site. Shop the small gift shop or try your hand at gemstone mining. You never know what kind of treasures you might unearth at either place to round out the day.
Have you ever spent the day at the Seneca Caverns complex, experiencing all the location has to offer? Which activity was your favorite? To learn more, be sure to head over to the Seneca Caverns
website or Facebook page. And if you’ve got even more time to spend in Germany Valley, add a day trip to Seneca Rocks to your to do list as well. Address: 3328 Germany Valley Rd, Riverton, WV 26814, USA
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