Winding through the rugged, beautiful Appalachian Mountains, Bristol is home to some of Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia’s best scenic spots for fall foliage. You can see some of the Eastern United States’ highest peak – over 5,500’ – within 50 miles of Bristol. After enjoying Mother Nature's grand splendor of colors, head to Historic Downtown [...]
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Think it’s not possible to be in two places at once? If you do then you haven’t been to Bristol, where you can be in Tennessee and Virginia at the same time! That’s because Bristol’s iconic State Street in historic downtown is actually our “Main Street” and is the official state line for Tennessee and [...]
10 Places to get 10,000 Steps Your boss just got a new Fitbit. Your sister’s work is hosting a 10,000 steps challenge. The gentleman down the road walks 5 miles a day. What is this fad?! Though most people assume this is a new health fad, it has been around since the early 1960s. During [...]
For some in their 20s, Bristol is home. For others, it is simply a pit stop. Whether you are here to stay or just passing through, open your eyes to the numerous young and riveting experiences Bristol has to offer. The city of Bristol is expanding and presenting more opportunities for younger generations. However, many [...]
Bristol Caverns Beautiful and majestic Bristol Caverns - far below the earth's surface - is a unique and exciting experience you’ll never forget. Paved, well lit walkways wind through the vaulted chambers and along the banks of the ancient Underground River that carved these remarkable caverns from t he hard core of the earth 200 [...]
The South Holston River is ranked one of the best trout tail-waters in the southeast! Anchored by the nation's second largest earthworks dam, South Holston Dam, the River comes out of the bottom of a deep mountain lake. The water is around 40 degrees all year, which means there's good wild rainbow and brown trout [...]
There’s so much going on in Bristol, it spills over into two states – especially when you’re talking about beer, music and racing. Bristol TN/VA Breweries: Bristol Brewery Bristol Brewery was founded with the passion to make great beer. Our goal is to provide a beer for everyone, whether you're a novice or a [...]
Bristol has plenty of great places to visit within the twin cities, but here's a list of 16 must-visit locations visitors will enjoy within 16 miles of our historic downtown. 1. Adventure Mendota Adventure Mendota offers kayak (unguided) rentals from their base camp on Swinging Bridge Road on the North Fork of the Holston [...]
Little did anybody know that when Bristol Motor Speedway, a little half-mile race track, opened in 1961 that it would become NASCAR’s most popular venue. And a few years later, when Bristol Dragway opened in 1965, it too immediately became an NHRA classic. BMS hosts two NASCAR Sprint Cup races every year – in April [...]
One way to experience what Bristol has to offer is through your stomach. Take progressive dinners to a new level with these options that will fit the dining experience you are looking for. Casual Lunch Begin your experience with a cup or bowl of one of the delectable soups from Manna Bagel. Depending on the [...]