Located in Sullivan County, Bristol is home to close to 27,000 people. It is a twin city of Bristol, Virginia. Get on a bus rental in Bristol, Tennessee and explore the city today.
A bus rental in Bristol, Tennessee can take you to the following places:
Bristol is the Birthplace of Country Music so there are several events that you can go to as arranged by the Birthplace of Country Music Alliance, including the Birthplace of Country Music Museum and the Bristol Rhythm and Roots Reunion. Visit the Paramount Center for the Arts or the Barter Theatre where you can find a variety of performances for you to enjoy.
Check out the recently opened the Pinnacle. The shopping center features several anchors including Dick's Sporting Goods, Marquee Cinemas, Belk and Bass Pro Shops. Then check out the interesting retailers here including One of a Kind Gallery and Kiln Time Contemporary Ceramics Studio.
There are two golf courses you can play on in Bristol, Tennessee. First is the nine-hole Steele Creek Golf Course, which has more than 2,700 yards at the longest tees. It has a par of 35, a slope rating of 110 and a course rating of 34.2. Kenneth Messeroled designed this 1960s golf course. Or play at the country Club of Bristol where you have an 19-hole course that has around 6,500 yards at the longest tees. It has a 71 par, 71.4 course rating and a 127 slope rating. Alex McKay and Mark McCumber designed the course, which was opened in the 1890s.
Watch the races at the Bristol Motor Speedway where you can catch the NASCAR Sprint Cup. You can also catch the Ford Thunder Valley Nationals at the Bristol Dragway. You can also watch the Bristol Pirates play their home games at the DeVault Memorial Stadium.
Fifteen sites in Bristol are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Check out the East Hill Cemetery, a Civil War era cemetery that has sections for veterans, Confederate soldiers and African American soldiers. You should also check out the Bristol Commercial Historic District, which covers 23 acres of space and includes more than 80 contributing buildings, including the YMCA, the H.P. King Department Store, Bristol Grocery Company, E.W. King Manufacturing Company, Service Mills Company, Cameo Theater and the Bristol, Virginia Post Office. You can also find the First National Bank of Bristol, US Post Office - Shelby Street Station, and Paramount Theatre and Office Building in this district. All three are listed separately on the register. Among the styles you can find here are early commercial architecture and beaux arts. Other districts you should visit are Fairmont Neighborhood Historic District and Holston Avenue Neighborhood Historic District.
Then check out the Bristol Virginia-Tennessee Slogan Sign, which straddles the state line between Virginia and Tennessee. It was built in the 1910s. Other nationally registered historic places that you could visit are Bristol Municipal Stadium, Edward Washington King House, Gammon House, Grand Guitar, Parlett House, Pemberton Mansion and Oak, and Steel-Seneker Houses.
Outdoor lovers should visit the city for its many recreational opportunities, including boating and fishing at nearby lakes, or caving at the Appalachian Caverns or the Bristol Caverns. Steele Creek Park has 2,100 acres of space that includes hiking trails, paddleboating facilities, golf course and nature center. Or you can have a picnic, hike, or swim at the Sugar Hollow Park. Then check out the more than 7,500 acres South Holston Lake where you can go bass fishing, campsites and boat ramps. Cherokee National Forests has one of the most diverse habitats in the world. Or you can check out the city parks such as Anderson Park, Beaver Creek Plaza, Cedar Valley Park, Charlie Robinette Park, George Spinks Field, Holston View Park, King Meadows Park, Mark Vance Memorial Greenway, Morning Rotary Centennial Park, Wes Davis Greenway, and Whitetop Creek Park.
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