Pick Bristol

If live music is your scene Bristol is music to your ears. Known as the Birthplace of Country Music, Bristol holds firm to that title and so much more. From Bluegrass to Blues, Funk to Folk, Americana to Avant-Garde — you’ll find musicians of every genre in the restaurants, bars, and street-stages of Bristol. Join… Read more »

ETSU and GSB Natural History Museum and Gray Fossil Site

Local 1.8 miles from I-26, Exit 13 in Gray. Explore paleontology at the ETSU & General Shale Brick Natural History Museum at Gray Fossil Site. This site has a secret that’s been tucked away underground for over 4 million years. Get a first-hand look at the late Miocene Period – a time when the area… Read more »

Bristol Motor Speedway & Dragway

Located 8 miles from I-81. Known as “The World’s Fastest Half-Mile,” BMS annually hosts two NASCAR Sprint Cup and Nationwide Series events. Bristol Dragway, better known as “Thunder Valley,” hosts the NHRA Drag Racing Series, its own Bracket Series program and its popular street-legal racing series called Street Fights. Visitors also can share in the… Read more »

Hands On! Regional Museum

Visit Hands On! Regional Museum for two levels full of fun and adventure that will delight children and grown-ups of all ages – guests will enjoy playing together to discover that learning and fun go hand-in-hand! Offering something new around every corner, 20 permanent exhibits that focus on science, the arts, and the humanities, immerse… Read more »

Fort Watauga

It’s the summer of 1776. Tensions between the Cherokee Natives and the British settlers are as heated as the Appalachian sun. Cries of war are drowning out talks of peace, and someone needs to step up—and the right man for the job turns out to be a woman. In a culture where women were seen… Read more »