Located in northeastern Tennessee, and with a population of just over 25,000, you’ll find Bristol to be a lovely, quiet little town. Don’t let its small size fool you though. Big surprises can come in small packages, and that’s certainly true of Bristol. The climate is as mild and welcoming as the people who live in the area, and there’s enough to see and do here to keep you coming back year after year.
We hope you enjoy your RV rental Bristol TN!
Popular Tourist Attractions
There are a number of popular attractions in and around Bristol. The most popular, and best-known is the speedway of course, but the city is about much more than just racing, as you will soon see in an RV rental Bristol Tennessee!
Caverns aren’t for everyone, but if you’re a fan, then Bristol Caves are a must-see. The cave network isn’t huge, but it’s an enjoyable and the staff is friendly and knowledgeable. It won’t take the full day, but it’s a fantastic underground adventure. Don’t forget to grab a memento from the gift shop.
Bristol Motor Speedway
You can’t very well mention Bristol without talking about the speedway. If you’re a racing fanatic, then you’ll find all the action you can handle right here. The roar of the engines, the smell of the exhaust. For a race fan, there’s nothing else quite like it. Plan your next trip during racing season if you’re a fan.
South Holston Dam
When is a dam more than just a dam? When it’s also a work of art. It won’t take the full day to see all there is to see here, but it’s well worth checking out. It’s really quite beautiful, and you’ll find a number of great photo ops here.
Campgrounds Near Bristol
With a total of nine different campgrounds in the area, you’ll never have a shortage of places to stay when you come for your visit. Below, we’ve highlighted a few of the best for you.
Rocky Top Campground and RV Park
The campground is open year round, and has a flat rate of $41.50 per night for a space. Pets are welcome, and you’ll find a basic, but well-kept campground, with free WiFi, a Rec. Hall, full hookups, a dump station, ice machine, laundry facility and a small, convenience-style grocery store. It’s immaculate, with clean restrooms and hot showers. Everything you want in a quality campground for your camper rental Bristol TN.
Thunder Mountain Campground
Princes here start at $28 a night for a space, and can go as high as $35. The campground is open all year long, and you’ll find a pet-friendly place with WiFi hotspot access, an onsite ice machine and access to a stream, in addition to the customary hot showers and clean restrooms. A solid value for the money during your travel trailer rental Bristol TN.
Lakeview RV Park
At Lakeview, you’ll find another year-round, pet-friendly campground that features WiFi, a swimming pool, a playground for the kids and a Rec Hall, in addition to access to Boone Lake. Not bad for just $35 to $42 a night. In addition to the above, you’ll have access to an ice machine, a laundry service and LP gas by meter, in addition to the hot showers and clean restrooms you’ve come to expect, whenever you stay here in a motorhome rental Bristol TN.
Here’s a brief sampling of some of the city’s annually hosted events.
The Bristol Rhythm and Roots Reunion
Now in its fourteenth year, the Rhythm and Roots Reunion takes place the third weekend in September, each year. It’s more than just a music festival, although of course, music is the headline attraction, but you’ll also find plenty of great food and arts and crafts galore by local and regional artists. Music fans, rejoice! You’ve just found your new favorite festival.
The Annual Bristol Tour of Homes
This is a Christmas festival that takes place the first week in December. Each year, a number of historic homes, decked out in full Holiday regalia are opened to the public. It’s a fantastic evening of lights and holiday magic. Yes, every town puts up decorations for the holidays, and they’re all lovely, but Bristol goes the extra mile and it really shows. You won’t want to miss the magical winter wonderland that the city becomes.
Bristol is a fantastic place to stay. Whether you’re planning a weekend excursion or a longer stay, you’ll find plenty to love about Bristol and the surrounding area!
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