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Follow this link if you want to cross the state line to Bristol Virginia. Yes dear, there are additional adventure listings there for this major city.

Bristol claims to be the birthplace of Country Music.

Bristol Caverns
1157 Bristol Caverns Hwy, Bristol, TN; (423) 878-2011;
Paved walkway tour to underground cave and geological formations.

Bristol Motor Speedway
Hwy 11E, Bristol, TN; (423) 764-1161; Speedway Website
World's fastest half-mile track and one of the five largest motorsports arenas in the US.
Bristol Dragway - 700-foot dragway addition opened in May 1999.

Historic Downtown Bristol
20 Volunteer Pkwy, Bristol, TN; (423) 989-4850; Free;
Revitalized shopping district with historic turn-of-the-century buildings, specialty shops, restaurants and entertainment.

Observation Knob Park
553 Knob Park Rd, Bristol, TN; (423) 878-1881;
Campsites, boat ramps, picnic area along South Holston Lake.

Steele Creeke Park
80 Lake Shore Dr, Bristol, TN; (423) 989-5616.
2000 acre forest park with 20 miles of scenic trails and 54-acre lake.

  • Nature Center
  • Picnic Grounds
  • Golf course

    Theatre Bristol
    512 State St., Bristol, TN; (423) 968-4977; Theater Website
    Founded in 1965 as a children's theater, today it hosts performances, workshops and school of arts.

    Prominent Local Landmarks:
    Birthplace of Tennessee Ernie Ford - 1223 Anderson St. (423) 989-4850. Free.
    Bristol Sign - Historic Landmark separates the Virginia and Tennessee portions of Bristol.
    Country Music Mural - State St Tribute to the city as the birthplace of country music.
    Cumberland Square Park - Veterans Memorial of five statues of life-size heroes.
    Paramount Center for the Arts - Historic 1931 landmark art-deco theater. 518 State St, (423) 274-8920. Free Tours.
    South Holston Dam - One of world's largest earthen dams. Free. (423) 878-6931.

    Best Western I-81 Bristol
    111 Holiday Drive, Bristol, TN, 37620

    Bristol Days Inn
    3281 W. State St., Bristol, TN, 37620

    Days Inn Parkway Bristol
    536 Volunteer Pkwy, Bristol, TN, 37620

    Hampton Inn Bristol
    3299 West State Street, Bristol, TN, 37620

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