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Address: Routes 277/340/522, White Post, VA 22663
Phone Number: +1 540-869-2222
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A special interest site that features a collection of almost life-sized...

A special interest site that features a collection of almost life-sized dinosaurs, including a 70-foot octopus!

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Kitschy and fun

Dinosaur Land had been a roadstop attraction here in Virginia for nearly fifty years. The path is self-guided, and the grounds are generally meant for families, but adults can... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 18 September 2016
Matt B
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Reston, Virginia
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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17 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Straight out of a 1950-1960's road trip! It's a flashback to the old roadside attractions! It's campy, silly, and just plain fun. Sure some of the statues are I rough shape but the experience of this place and the story on how it came to be are so kitschy that it was worth the long drive we made to get... More 

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Catonsville, Maryland
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31 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

We are adults, but we had a blast checking out the cheesy dinosaur sculptures. They have started updating some of them, but many of the original ones remain. This is a great spot if you want to take goofy pictures or bring your kids (probably; we don't have any). Great fun!

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Thank katbruce1989
Indianapolis, Indiana
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93 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Stopped in while driving because it was on the way. We opted to just look for the parking lot and did not pay to enter. If you have little kids, they might enjoy the stop.

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Thank indybrad
Fairfax, Virginia
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60 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

I love a good roadside attraction, especially the old ones. This one did not disappoint. Some of the dinosaurs are old (and could use a touch up), but I thought it gave the place character. Lots of photo ops...especially if you like King Kong. I was surprised at how many dinosaurs there were. I thought there was a good variety,... More 

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Thank AmesAmes
Marlton, NJ
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56 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

This is a must stop for kids. They never seem to tire of the dinosaurs. Little ones may be scared at first.Bring your camera.

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Thank M7286DUdanm
Hatteras Island, North Carolina
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28 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Dinosaur Land is a hidden gem. Highly recommended for all ages. You can spend all day there, if you wanted. My family loved it and we are telling everyone to go. The gift shop is superb, as well as the ladies who run it. We plan to make this a yearly trip. The antique dinosaurs, as well as new ones,... More 

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Thank Inda A
Reston, Virginia
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69 reviews
55 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Dinosaur Land had been a roadstop attraction here in Virginia for nearly fifty years. The path is self-guided, and the grounds are generally meant for families, but adults can indulge in a little nostalgia by understanding how much they would have loved this when they were kids. A small note to management: many of the dinosaurs are showing significant wear... More 

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Thank Matt B
Brunswick, Maryland
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20 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

This Dinosaur Land seems like it has been here forever. I remember it as a child! Took our grandson and he seemed to really enjoy it. The dinosaurs are getting a little old, and could use some touch ups and change a little. But it is still a nice place for young kids.

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Thank Eleanor B
Front Royal, Virginia
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33 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

Be sure to bring your camera and get some pics with Jaws and King Kong. Sure the dinosaurs look like they have been left outside for 53 years (because they have) -- but you can't help but smile when you walk through this roadside attraction. Set your sights low and you will be pleasantly surprised! We were!

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Thank bgrewe22
Gibsonia, Pennsylvania
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31 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

Not having any small kids with me this trip, I stopped to roll some pennies on their machine. The large dinosaurs looked great and the smiles of the kids there with their families was priceless. Big smiles and lots of excited running between dinosaurs. It's nice to see in this day and age kids still Love dinosaurs! If yours do... More 

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