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Located 40 miles from Albany, New York, Howe Caverns is a year-round adventure for visitors of all ages. Howe Caverns coupons and package deals provide savings opportunities for visitors. Discounts are available for groups, season passholders, and AAA members.
The natural caverns at Howe Caverns were formed over six million years ago. In 1843, the area was turned into a tourist attraction, offering guided tours of the caverns. At that time, tours cost 50 cents each and lasted eight to 10 hours, with only torches to light the way. Today, visitors to Howe Cavern can step back to those days with "The Lantern Tour," a two-hour evening tour that is designed to take visitors back in time. The Traditional Tour takes place daily, lasts for 90 minutes, and includes a boat ride and walking tour. For the more adventurous, the Spelunking Tour includes twisting passageways and crawl spaces for visitors to navigate over the course of two hours.
|Offered by||Howe Caverns|
|Location||255 Discovery Drive, Howes Cave, NY 12092|
|Features||Three cavern tours, an Adventure Park featuring zip lines, rope courses, and rock walls,|
|Types of coupons||Package deals, season passes, group discounts|
|AAA discount?||Yes, AAA members receive 10% off with valid member card|
|AARP discount?||No, but seniors 65 and older save $3 on Traditional Tour tickets|
|Military discount?||Howe's Cavern offers an "Appreciation Day" to active and retired military on Veteran's Day. Military personnel receive free admission and their families receive $2 off per ticket.|
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About Howe Caverns
Howe Caverns is more than just a cavern attraction. It also offers the more adventurous guests with Howe Caverns Adventure Park. Activities at the park include a four tower zip line, a rock wall, an air jumper, pogo balls, and a ropes course. Both the rock wall and air jumper were new for 2012, and in 2013, the attraction added New York's first H2OGO Course.
Howe Caverns Coupons and Free Offers
- The "Overnight Packages" section on the official Howe Caverns website provides information on discounts packages for tours and area lodging. This includes special packages on holidays like Halloween.
- Howe Caverns offers an e-mail list for visitors to register for on the official website. There is no cost to join, and subscribers receive cavern news, promotions, and discount information by e-mail.
- Howe Caverns offers a season pass for its "Howe High Adventure" park each year, which is open on weekends only during May and June, daily from July 1 through Labor Day, and weekends only from Labor Day through October 31. The price is $95 a year, but does not include cavern tours.
Howe Caverns Rope Course Tour and Background