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Bristol Caverns

Bristol Caverns Highway (Highway 435N), Bristol, TN
423-0878-2011
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NICE, off the beaten path, worth it

We found the Bristol Caverns on line during our drive from Virginia to Kentucky. It wasn't to far... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
OKBOWTIE
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Tecumseh, Oklahoma
via mobile
Fam stop

I had never been to caves or caverns before. This was pretty impressive to me. The tours are led... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
John V
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Ormond Beach, Florida, United States
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“our tour guide” (19 reviews)
“ruby falls” (5 reviews)
“gift shop” (12 reviews)
LOCATION
Bristol Caverns Highway (Highway 435N), Bristol, TN
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423-0878-2011
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"our tour guide"
in 19 reviews
"ruby falls"
in 5 reviews
"gift shop"
in 12 reviews
"hand rails"
in 5 reviews
"beautiful cave"
in 4 reviews
"cavern entrance"
in 3 reviews
"stalactites and stalagmites"
in 3 reviews
"underground stream"
in 3 reviews
"well worth the visit"
in 3 reviews
"young man"
in 5 reviews
"off the beaten path"
in 3 reviews
"own pace"
in 2 reviews
"first hand"
in 2 reviews
"cool formations"
in 2 reviews
"few steps"
in 3 reviews
"call ahead"
in 2 reviews
"nice family"
in 2 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We found the Bristol Caverns on line during our drive from Virginia to Kentucky. It wasn't to far from where we were so we headed there. The roads to the caverns are small and go thru a neighborhood but just keep going. We were greeted...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had never been to caves or caverns before. This was pretty impressive to me. The tours are led every 20 minuets or so and the young tour guide was very interesting and had lots of local facts that he tied into the tour. The...More

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Reviewed April 24, 2018

Once we had visited the Bristol Caverns, we now take anyone who comes to visit us from out of town to see the caverns. We have been to other caverns in the immediate area, and in our opinion, these are the best. The cavern guide...More

1  Thank j0ylarry
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Reviewed February 23, 2018 via mobile

Arrived early, open at 1000 am during winter season. Great tour, with under ground river and cool formations.

1  Thank bgdiver1963
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Reviewed January 24, 2018 via mobile

To walk 180 feet deep into the earth and getting to see the stalactites and stalagmites and underground creek is like being on the set of a movie. It is educational and most of all a terrific adventure.

1  Thank Steven R
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Reviewed January 16, 2018 via mobile

A wonderful visit to Bristol Caverns. The tour guide, I think his name is Charlie, but if it isn't, I apologize. The young man was very good, gave informative information and he didn't rush people through. He was very sensitive to people's ability to move...More

Thank Anita K
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Reviewed December 30, 2017 via mobile

I've never been to a cavern before and our tour guide was amazing at telling us about the history and everything. We were lucky enough to get a tour with just us since we showed up at a slower time. The kids enjoyed it and...More

Thank lpape02
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Reviewed November 12, 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed our tour. Easy walking, cave is warm in all weather. Pointed out many interesting areas. Seemed like a short tour, it will be nice when they are able to open up more of the cave.

Thank Lorraine L
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Reviewed October 27, 2017

I discovered the caverns online and wanted to go. My husband and I spent about an hour in the caverns under the guidance of Cory our wonderful guide. The owner of the caves is also very informative and nice and his souvenir shop is full...More

Thank Monique D
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Reviewed September 14, 2017 via mobile

My wife and I had to kill a damp afternoon. Looked at things to do in Bristol and the Caverns were highly recommended. We arrived at 3pm, paid our $15 and expected a canned guided tour through a limestone cavern. The tour exceeded our expectations....More

2  Thank Photobill7
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