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Bristol Caverns

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Address: Bristol Caverns Highway (Highway 435N), Bristol, TN
Phone Number: 423-0878-2011

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This was a surprising find in eastern Tennessee.

These caverns are amazingly beautiful. The lighting of these caverns is spectacular without being intrusive. I've seen Luray Caverns and Mammoth Cave, but Bristol Caverns can... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 16, 2015
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Abingdon, Virginia
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Abingdon, Virginia
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

These caverns are amazingly beautiful. The lighting of these caverns is spectacular without being intrusive. I've seen Luray Caverns and Mammoth Cave, but Bristol Caverns can hold its head high!

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Asheville NC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Great experience. Good tour, great tour guide. We had our own personal tour since it was a slow day which made the experience even better. Should be on you list of things to do in Bristol if you've never experience Bristol Caverns or if it's been a long time since you've visited.

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Billings, Montana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

A very enjoyable and relaxing experience. Truly incredible sights inside the caverns. Ask to have Alex for your tour guide he will make your visit extra special.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

We took my sister and our kids here and loved it! My sister is an abstract painter, and she was so inspired by what she saw! She went home and created a painting with the same colors and shades. We had a fun tour and learned a lot! The staff was so friendly and knowledgeable.

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Hilton Head Island, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Visited the cave on July 4, 2015. We came around 10am and it was not very busy. When we were leaving several large groups were coming in. The staff was very friendly. Our guide, Alex M., was very knowledgeable and friendly. We visited with our almost 4 year old son, who has never been in a similar setting before. There... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

This is a decent cave tour. The hand rails and stairs are very old. It has been toured for a long time. Interesting history. Tour guide is knowledgeable. Stairs can be steep, wet and slippery so hang on to handrail. A few really nice formations. All in all it was worth the time and money.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Went to see the caverns on a rainy cloudy day. The people running it are very nice and are full of information. Guide is very knowledgeable and answers all questions. Something you just wouldn't expect to see in Tennessee. Must go.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 via mobile

I recently traveled to the south to visit my Home place. I remembered this place from my childhood on a grade school field trip. We were having cold rainy Spring showers day during our vacation and I figured this was a perfect day to educate my son on local history and to see "what is a cavern". He LOVED IT.... More 

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Windsor, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Not only can you take all the flash pictures that you want you don't have to many stairs. It was beautiful in there and the guide was very nice and knew what he was talking about. Id love to go back again very nice owners as well.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

this is a perfect rainy, cold day, or beautiful day... side trip from Abingdon or Damascus VA. We went already this winter, it felt nice and warm down below. 1.) It's a quiet location, but easy to get to. It's never been crowded, but always has a steady flow of patrons. 2.) The staff and owners are very friendly and... More 

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Address: Bristol Caverns Highway (Highway 435N), Bristol, TN
Phone Number: 423-0878-2011
Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Bristol

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