Howe Caverns is the largest show cave in the Northeast U.S., and is the second most visited natural attraction in the state of New York, welcoming an average of 150,000 visitors per year. It was discovered in 1842 and tours were given from early 1843 to 1900. Present-day guided tours of its living limestone cave have been conducted for 90 years.
The site is located in Schoharie County, with spectacular views overlooking the Helderberg Plateau. It is conveniently located off Interstate 88 and is approximately 45 minutes from Oneonta and Cooperstown, 45 minutes from Albany, and 2.5 hours north of New York City.
A popular family destination for MOTORCOACH groups, schools, camps and scout field trips. The property also features the Howe Caverns Lodge with a cafe and retail shop, the Howe Caverns Motel, and the HC Mining Company. With so much to do, make it an overnight trip!