My State or Yours: Bristol

Things to Do in Bristol

Photo by Jeff Greenough, JeffGreenough.com

Paramount Center for the Arts

Paramount Center for the Arts

Paramount Center for the Arts

About 18,000 people live in Bristol, Va., compared to 25,000 residents of Bristol, Tenn. All crisscross the border as if it didn’t exist.

Attractions

BIRTHPLACE OF COUNTRY MUSIC ALLIANCE

BirthplaceOfCountryMusic.org

Promotes the country music heritage of Bristol.

BRISTOL MOTOR SPEEDWAY

423-764-1161 | Hosts NASCAR races

BRISTOL TRAIN STATION

276-669-0088

MOUNTAIN MUSIC MUSEUM

Bristol Mall | 276-645-0035

Pays tribute to Bristol’s musical heritage.

SOUTH HOLSTON LAKE

Boating, fishing, swimming, waterskiing.

SUGAR HOLLOW PARK

Lee Highway, near I-81’s Exit 7.

400-acre park offers hiking trails, camping, picnicking.

THEATRE BRISTOL

506 State St. | 423-968-4977

Performing arts troupe that offers various performances.

Dining

BLACKBIRD BAKERY

56 Piedmont Ave. | 276-645-5754

BROOKLYN GRILL

2125 Euclid Ave. | 276-669-1900

EATZ

17 Moore St. | 276-591-4755

GREENE’S FRESH SEAFOOD & STARVING ARTIST GRILL

1817 West State St. | 276-466-6808

JAVA J’S DOWNTOWN

501 State St. | 276-466-8882

K.P. DUTY GOURMET SHOPPE & CAFE

520 State St. | 423-764-3889

STATE LINE BAR & GRILLE

648 State St. | 423-652-0792

TROUTDALE DINING ROOM

412 6th St. | 423-968-9099

Hotels

COURTYARD BY MARRIOTT

3169 Linden Drive | 276-591-4400

LA QUINTA INN

1014 Old Airport Road | 276-669-9353

NEW HOPE BED AND BREAKFAST

822 Georgia Ave. | 423-989-3343

June 11, 2022

Star Gazing and Laser Nights

Virginia Living Museum
July 9, 2022

Star Gazing and Laser Nights

Virginia Living Museum
August 13, 2022

Star Gazing and Laser Nights

Virginia Living Museum