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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

“Most well known caverns in the valley, in the quaint little town of Luray. Make a day of it! ”
  • 69 locals recommend
“This place is an amazing spot for breakfast or lunch. Fresh food at reasonable prices and amazing baked goods and desserts. Especially the pies and cakes. One of the only places in town to get a decent coffee. It gets BUSY, so go early or off peak hours. They have cheap bagel sandwiches all day and local craft beer on tap. ”
  • 19 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“Greasy spoon and late night bar and food. Friendly staff and hangout for the locals. Its got an enormous menu and some decent craft beer. Also the closest thing to a sports bar so if there's a game you want to watch, go there.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Hotel Bar
“Later night food and full bar. In the underworks of the famous mimslyn inn. You can take your drinks to the inn upstairs and chill by the fireplaces. Very cool. Good solid american food. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
“Great Zoo!! Best reptiles then any larger zoo I have seen! Just a tremendous animal collection!”
  • 10 locals recommend
Meal Takeaway
“Great sandwiches to go or eat there. Love picnics with really good food. Can also take sandwiches to the brewery as well. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Movie Theater
“Cutest little movie theater EVER! Lots of renovations and neat things to look at. Worth a visit if you can't get outdoors.”
  • 5 locals recommend
“Freshest beer you're likely to get in the US. Micro business and friendly staff. Lots of TVs for sports. Weekends usually feature a local food vendor as well. Outdoor seating on picnic tables. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Jog, walk, or dream along the banks of Hawksbill Creek, which meanders from the west side of town all the way to the Rte 340 bypass to the east. Great way the entire family can enjoy a taste of the scenic beauty of Nature while staying right in the heart of town. Don' miss it.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“Gallery showcasing a wide variety of artwork by local & regional artists in a converted warehouse.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
“Lunch/ Evening dining that is affordable. Wednesday night Margarita's are discounted. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
“Has an informal downstairs bar (Speak Easy)that often has music. Also has dining upstairs. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Miscellaneous Shop
“This place has a little bit of everything including a vast selection of VA wines ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Convenience Store
  • 3 locals recommend
“Relaxed fine dining. Closes early and has limited seating so call and make a reservation or get there early. Especially beautiful views from the porch looking across the valley at sunset. ”
  • 6 locals recommend