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Beautiful Downtown Bristol

Very walkable downtown with many lovely stores & restaurants. Some of the buildings have beautiful... read more

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Monroe, Michigan
Good Family Fun

Stopped into the town on a quick overnight girls trip with my mom. It was a great place to search... read more

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“state street”(68 reviews)
Bristol has a proud heritage going back more than 150 years of being both a fun place to visit and a “Good Place to Live”. With so much to do and enjoy, everyone feels at home in Historic Downtown Bristol. As a Certified Main Street Community...more
State Street, Downtown Bristol VA & TN, Bristol, VA 24201
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very walkable downtown with many lovely stores & restaurants. Some of the buildings have beautiful murals.

Thank Maryliz1118
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped into the town on a quick overnight girls trip with my mom. It was a great place to search for unique souvenirs and fun shopping. There is also a tons of great dining options and live music on some nights. You can visit State...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great time in the Downtown area, nice small shops and great food/excellent craft beer selection The street photo is a must and get a pic with the sign

1  Thank 804mini
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Takes you back to the "old days". This split city is slowly growing and developing, though most of it is on the Va side. Even hoping to restore rail service within 5 years to its beautiful train station in the center of town.

Thank Grandad Q
Reviewed August 17, 2018

State Street neatly follows the Virginia and Tennessee border with the south side being in the latter. There are some interesting landmarks including the restored neon sign which towers over the road, the restored train station and the Birthplace of Country Music Museum.

2  Thank John B
Reviewed July 31, 2018

why bother if it is not bike week, everything closed the restaurant we had a meal, with discounts, but you knew it was a discount meal, i won't go back.

1  Thank slajjwitch
Reviewed July 20, 2018

It is a great place for Picture but due to a train it blocked off the street so we were on the side with the train station on it. We were there about 15 minutes and the train was stationery.

Thank G E
Reviewed July 19, 2018

When planning a vacation this year, my wife wanted to see southwest Virginia including Bristol and Abingdon instead of going to Pigeon Forge or Nashville. So we did! In Bristol, downtown State Street is neat. When crossing the street, one goes from Virginia to Tennessee...More

1  Thank 1beach-nut
Reviewed July 18, 2018

State Street in Bristol Tn./Va. is an excellent example of southern charm and hospitality. Just a simple walk down this historic street is fun, but the many shops and restaurants make it a walk to remember. It is definitely worth the trip.

Thank Rick J
Maggie B, Manager at Downtown State Street, responded to this reviewResponded July 19, 2018

Than you so much for visiting, we are happy to hear you enjoyed your time in Bristol, TN/VA! Hope to see you back on State Street soon!

Reviewed July 15, 2018 via mobile

State street is an interesting place. You walk from one state into another just by crossing the road. There are nice shops and restaurants, too.

Thank TooOldtoRun
Maggie B, Manager at Downtown State Street, responded to this reviewResponded July 17, 2018

Thank you so much for visiting! Hope to see you back on State Street, soon!

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August 21, 2018|
Response from Maggie B | Property representative |
Hi Arthur, so sorry we're just now seeing your question! There are several brass plates amongst the double yellow line down State Street in Downtown. They run approx from the Bristol Sign all the way to Volunteer... More
Jacob L
August 19, 2018|
Response from chriss13172 | Reviewed this property |
Cannot tell you unfortunately. I'm sure tourist infocenter will be able to tell you...sorry!
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February 7, 2017|
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Response from Christinabristol | Property representative |
Downtown Bristol has a variety of different retail options to keep the ladies busy! There's also other attractions available downtown, such as Tri-Cities Escape Game and the Birthplace of Country Music Museum!