Near by Attractions........
* Bristol Motor Speedway - Bristol Motor Speedway is known as the World’s Fastest Half Mile and more than a million visitors come each year to experience the thrill of racing at BMS. Crowds of 200,000 and more show up for events like the March and August NASCAR Races and BMS also host NHRA events at the Bristol Drag way, also known as “Thunder Valley.”
* Virginia Creeper Trail - The Virginia Creeper Trail is a 26 mile trail that is dedicated to walking, biking and horseback riding in just a few minutes’ drive to nearby Abingdon, VA. This old railroad line is now a fully maintained scenic trail and is a great way to enjoy the local region's mountain and four season weather.
* South Holston Lake – There are opportunities for fishing and boating on this 24 mile long man-made lake created by the Tennessee Valley Authority. While there don't miss to visit the nearby South Holston Dam & Recreation Area.
* Damascus – Located near Bristol for biking on the Creeper Trail by providing shuttles to nearby White Top Mountain.
* Mount Rogers National Recreational Area - The heart of the NRA, the high country contains over 25,000 acres of the highest lands in Virginia. The Mount Rogers NRA manages approximately 20,000 acres of the high country and 5,000 acres are managed by Grayson Highlands State Park. There are over 400 miles of designated trails on the Mount Rogers National Recreation Area. Trails range from primitive single-track to old logging roads and railroad grades. Some are for foot only, others allow horse and/or bicycle use.
* Barter Theatre - Barter Theatre has been providing professional entertainment for the region through live theatre productions since being founded in 1933. The famous theatre is recognized as the State Theatre of Virginia and features shows for both, children and adults as well as an annual Appalachian Festival of Plays and Playwrights.
* Birthplace of Country Music - The Birthplace of Country Music Alliance, based in Bristol, TN/VA, is dedicated to calling attention to the crucial role played by artists from East Tennessee, Southwest Virginia, and the southern Appalachian region in country, bluegrass, and other musical avenues which have been nurtured by this region. Attending not only to the past, BCMA has developed programs which address this musical heritage in the present and promote its continuation into the future.
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