Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion: An Outdoor Guide

Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia have teamed up with Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion to offer outdoor excursions to Festival attendees the week of Sept. 17 at a discounted rate. There’s more to the music that tells our story including hiking, biking, rafting, fishing and other activities to experience the place where country music was born.

NORTHEAST TENNESSEE OUTDOOR EXCURSIONS

Bays Mountain Park (Kingsport, TN)
Buy one, get one free planetarium, nature or barge admission with a Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion wristband.
Visit BaysMountain.com or call 423-229-9447.

Mahoney’s Outfitters (Johnson City, TN and Abingdon, VA)
10% off clothing and footwear Sept. 21-28 with a Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion wristband.
Visit MahoneysSports.com or call 423-282-5413.

Nolichucky Outdoor Learning Institute (Erwin, TN)
25% off classes booked the week before or the week after Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion.
Use code ROOTS upon checkout.
Visit NoliLearn.org or call 423-641-0100.

USA Raft/Mountain River Guides (Erwin, TN)
15% off Caving, Rafting, Fishing and Lodging. Mention Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion upon booking.
Visit MountainRiverGuides.com or call 1-800-872-7238,

SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA OUTDOOR EXCURSIONS

Cruise the River
A 2-hour experience riding one of the Bruno Bikes’ wood-frame bicycles along the North Fork of the Holston River and hangout at Creek Island along the River. Wade in the river at Creek Island. Creek Island is a hub where you can ride to the Gardner Century Farm, Homeplace of writer Ann Goode, Carter Fold (home place of the Carter Family), Lundsford Mill, Mount Vernon Church, all scenic rides along the river or through the adjacent hills.

  • Available at 11am, 1pm, and 3pm September 21-23, 2018. Group of 6 or more, can have a special tour time.
  • Cost is $15.00/person; $5.00 for children.

Guided Ride and Tour of Gardner Farm
A 1.5-hour guided tour experience riding one of Bruno Bikes’ wood-frame bicycles along the North Fork of the Holston River, stop at the Gardner Century Farm and ride to the Carter Fold, if you are ambitious. Learn about life on the river from the turn of the century through the Great Depression.

  •  Available at 11am, 1pm, and 3pm September 21-23, 2018. Group of 6 or more, can have a special tour time.
    • Cost is $10.00/person; $5.00 for children.

Hangout on the River – Day Rental
A day long experience riding one of Br’uno Bikes wood-frame bicycles along the North Fork of the Holston River and hangout at Creek Island along the River.  Wade in the river at Creek Island. Creek Island is a hub where you can ride to the Gardner Century Farm, Homeplace of writer Ann Goode, Carter Fold (home place of the Carter Family), Lundsford Mill, Mount Vernon Church, all scenic rides along the river or through the adjacent hills.

  • Available starting at 8am and ending at dusk September 21-23, 2018. Group of 6 or more, can have a special tour time.
    • Cost is $20.00/person; $5.00 for children.

Call for reservations at 225.333.2386 or email at craig@brunobikebuilders.com or brunobikebuilders.com

  • Bottled water is available. Comfortable clothing is recommended as well as good shoes for riding. If you want to wade in the river, water shoes or sandals are required.

 

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