There’s so much to do here at Jellystone Park™ in Luray, Virginia, you may never want to leave! But our family vacation resort is also a great “home base” for those who want to explore attractions in and near Luray. From discovering the Luray Caverns just down the road from Jellystone Park™, to a historical Colonial Williamsburg day trip, to taking in the spectacular sights along the Skyline Drive of Shenandoah National Park, there are a number of unique and must-visit destinations near Luray! Check out our Google Map and start exploring today!
Located just 10 minutes down the road from Jellystone Park™, the Luray Caverns are a must see! Take an hour-long tour of the caverns where you’ll discover stalactites and stalagmites abound. The dripping water in the cavern continues to form these natural wonders at a rate of one cubic inch every 120 years.
What’s a vacation without some furry, scaly or feathery animals to discover?🐻 🐊 🦉 Located 10 minutes from Jellystone, the Luray Zoo is home to over 250 animals, and is the only true rescue zoo in Virginia! The zoo is privately owned and operated and receives no government funding. All admission, gift shop sales, donations, and outreach programs fees goes directly to help support and care for all the animals at the Zoo.
SHENANDOAH NATIONAL PARK
Want to experience some breath-taking views during your vacation? Maybe get in a good outdoor workout? Shenandoah National Park and the Skyline Drive is the perfect spot for just that! For a great workout and adventure, Shenandoah National Park offers popular hikes that lead to the area’s 14 waterfalls, panoramic views, deep canyons and amazing sights. Other hikes lead to places of historical interest such as old, pioneer homes, churches and cemeteries. Want to enjoy the sights from the comfort of your car? Take a scenic trip along the Skyline Drive which roughly parallels about 101 miles of the Appalachian Trail! Whether you want to experience an easy day hike, plan a longer excursion, or take in the sights from your car along the Skyline Drive – anyway you choose, Shenandoah has something for everyone!
BEAR MOUNTAIN ADVENTURE
Test your agility on a high ropes course, zip line and three-story climbing wall! Located within walking distance to Jellystone Park™, Bear Mountain Adventure offers 50 acres of unforgettable high in the trees fun! And bonus – Jellystone Park™ campers receive $10 off!*
*Must show valid camp wristband.
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