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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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Wonderful Living Cave

This is a very beautiful cave, my wife and myself have visited many caves and Bristol Caverns is one of the most beautiful caves we have been in. We were just passing through and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 23, 2015
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Weatherford, Texas
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Weatherford, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

This is a very beautiful cave, my wife and myself have visited many caves and Bristol Caverns is one of the most beautiful caves we have been in. We were just passing through and looked online for something to do and found Bristol Caverns, thought we would check it out. i'm so glad we did. Go to this cave, you... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

The guide was excellent (though I do not remember his name). This is something we only found because it was raining outside. The spot is well worth the trip and cost.

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Bohemia, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Amazing place and the guide Brandon was fantastic. Gave us a very informative and educated tour. Knew about the caves more than the guide should have known. Plus he was a great young man to talk to for the hour + tour.

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Whispering Pines, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

We visited with three of our teenage grandsons. The caverns are beautiful! But they were too deep for me. If you are not into heights, you may wish to skip them. They go down about 180 feet underground. There are steps and a handrail, but I stayed behind in the cavern room where those steps began. The wife and grandsons... More 

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Salisbury, NC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

This place was off the beaten path. Not very big but gorgeous none the less. There a few pretty steep stair climbs, not recommended for those that have difficulties walking or climbing.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Pretty cool if you have never been on a cavern tour but small in comparison to the cavern of Missouri. Our guide was pleasant, the tour itself was about an hour long and interesting. The cost was a little expensive at 15 per person. We did get some very good pictures.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

I've lived here in NE TN all my life and had never been to Bristol Caverns until today. Let me tell ya, I'm glad we went. This place is great, my family enjoyed it more than Ruby Falls in Chattanooga. The price ran around $50 or so for three adults(my 13 year old is an adult) and a children's admission.... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

Student pricing is very reasonable and they admit accompanying teachers free of charge. The caverns take about an hour to tour and involve a lot of walking up and down a lot of steps inside the caverns. The hill up to the entrance also might be a bit challenging to those with health problems or older visitors. Worth a visit... More 

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Abingdon, Virginia
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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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