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Bristol, Tennessee


Bristol, Tennessee,
with a population of 24,821, is located in Sullivan County, TN and 21.4 miles from Kingsport, TN.

The closest airport is Virginia Highlands Airport (VJI) in Bristol, VA.

Bristol, Tennessee was established in 1856.

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Bays Mountain Park

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Comfort Inn Bristol
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Courtyard by Marriott
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South Holston River Cabin Rentals
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Classy & Rustic Cabin
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Bristol Attractions:


Bays Mountain Park facilities include the 3500 acre outdoor classroom, a 44 acre lake, and a nature center/museum, inside of which is a planetarium with a 40 foot diameter dome. The park is nestled in the northeastern end of the Bays Mountain formation only a few miles from downtown Kingsport. Framed on all sides by mountain ridges, much of the park lies in a natural basin and is a protected haven for wildlife.

Boone Reservoir features a swimming area above the dam and a boat ramp including a courtesy pier for safe, convenient boat launching and retrieval. Water skiing and fishing are popular pastimes at Boone. The reservoir is operated for a number of purposes, including power production, flood control, water supply, water quality, and aquatic ecology. Compared with similar reservoirs on tributaries of the Tennessee, Boone generally maintains more stable water levels through the summer season. Boone Reservoir is named for frontiersman Daniel Boone, who played a major role in the history of the area.

The Bristol Motor Speedway and Bristol Dragway are both located in Bristol TN.

Warriors' Path State Park - Warriors' Path State Park was named for the park's proximity to the ancient war and trading path used by the Cherokee. Since that time, the park land has known a long history of travelers, and is still a pathway for modern-day outdoor enthusiasts. The 950-acre area was acquired from the Tennessee Valley Authority is 1952, to serve the people who live in or visit this section of Northeast Tennessee. It is situated on the shores of TVA's Patrick Henry Reservoir on the Holston River.




Bristol Festivals:

Bristol Rhythm and Roots Reunion Festival - The festival features an eclectic lineup of country, bluegrass, gospel, old-time, roots, Celtic, rock n’ roll and Cajun music to the streets, pleasing even the pickiest ears.

Blue Plum Festival - The Blue Plum Festival is a free, outdoor, downtown art and music festival.

Kingsport's Fun Fest - Twelve new events join the fun this year: the Blue Lizard/Foot Rx Crazy Mile; Family Movie Night; Glass Fest; Up to Par "Glowball" Night Golf Tournament; Hands On With Zig; Lagers, Ales and Food; Fun Fest Giant Screen Movie; Page to Stage Playwright Festival; Tri-State Singles Inc. Singles Dance; Xtreme Showdown skateboard and BMX bike exhibit; a CareerBuilder.com exhibit; and the WCQR Christian Concert featuring Chris Rice.

Old Time Fiddlers and Bluegrass Festival

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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