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Bristol Caverns

Bristol Caverns Highway (Highway 435N), Bristol, TN
423-0878-2011
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Ranked #3 of 11 attractions in Bristol
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Caverns/ Caves
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English first
Hickory, North Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Very nice attraction. Stopped on a whim Glad we did. This old, overweight lady managed just fine. Guide Doug was very patient and you can tell he loves the cave. Highly recommend

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Boynton Beach
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014 via mobile

I was with a group of family including teens and seniors. The teens were really into the cave idea and this one looked the best in the brochures. We didn't have to wait too long for our tour to start and Charles was our guide. He was super friendly and had lots of great information on the area and the... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
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313 reviews 313 reviews
105 attraction reviews
170 helpful votes 170 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Open year round except four major holidays. Does not open until 12.30 p Sunday. I arrived early and was the only person on the tour, which costs approximately $14. My tour guide, Brandon,and I really connected and had great conversation during the tour about the cave, his background, family and his farm that was located next to the cavern. The... More

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Huntsville, Alabama
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

I have been to Bristol Caverns several times in my life and have been impressed by guides and the knowledge that they have of the caverns. I would definitely recommend a visit! :)

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Blountville, TN
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36 reviews 36 reviews
14 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

We have lived in this area for 40 years and thought it was time to visit our local cavern. We have visited many other caves, and although Bristol Caverns is smaller than most,it is well worth the visit. There are some truly amazing, impressive natural creations, and the staff does a great job of showcasing these wonders of nature. Our... More

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NJ
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22 reviews 22 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

Family owned. went as a kid 45 years ago. vague but good memories. went again a couple of weeks ago with my family and we had real nice time. I've been to Luray Caverns. this is a little smaller but still impressive. my family of 4 had a guide all to ourselves. leisurely pace, plenty of time to ask questions,... More

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Bristol, Tennessee
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

on a hot summer day what is better than going deep underground and finding a temp of 60 degrees? It takes about an hour or so with a guide but it is a languid pace and plenty of time for pictures. It's fun so do it.

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Kingsport, Tennessee
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

I have lived in this area almost all my life and have never been to the caverns. I have been to something similar near Pikes Peak in CO and it is comparable to other caverns, just in a smaller scale. The guide was informative, but he has been through his speech so many times he seemed completely disinterested in what... More

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Savannah, Georgia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

I was a little skeptical pulling in, it was off a remote country road surrounded by dingy trailers. However, we were visiting grandparents and needed to do more stuff with the kids (they were getting bored) so we went ahead. It was a decent price and not a long wait for a tour. We ended up getting a private tour... More

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Sarah, MS
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

Was killing time before the Nationwide Race so we went to the caverns. Was very easy to find, worth the time and money. There is a river running through it, the guide was very good at telling everyone about the natives and settlers using the caves. It was $28 dollars for 2 adults and the tour was about 1 hour,... More

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