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Bristol Caverns

Bristol Caverns Highway (Highway 435N), Bristol, TN
423-0878-2011
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Really neat hidden cave system

I have been to Bristol Caverns several times throughout my life because I have family that lives in... read more

Reviewed 10 March 2017
blynne85
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South Haven, Michigan
Caverns

This cavern was used years ago by Indians as well as settlers to store milk and other goods.. It is... read more

Reviewed 15 February 2017
pstout71
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Bristol, Tennessee
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  • Average5%
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“tour guide” (20 reviews)
“hand rails” (5 reviews)
LOCATION
Bristol Caverns Highway (Highway 435N), Bristol, TN
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423-0878-2011
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"tour guide"
in 20 reviews
"hand rails"
in 5 reviews
"cavern entrance"
in 3 reviews
"underground stream"
in 3 reviews
"gift shop"
in 12 reviews
"nice cave"
in 5 reviews
"steep steps"
in 2 reviews
"cool formations"
in 2 reviews
"stalactites and stalagmites"
in 3 reviews
"well worth the trip"
in 4 reviews
"first hand"
in 2 reviews
"interesting history"
in 2 reviews
"ruby falls"
in 5 reviews
"great tour"
in 4 reviews
"own pace"
in 2 reviews
"cassidy"
in 4 reviews
"limestone"
in 3 reviews
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Reviewed 10 March 2017

I have been to Bristol Caverns several times throughout my life because I have family that lives in that area but each time is equally satisfying! It's a really neat tour and well lit so you can see all of the detail in the formations....More

Thank blynne85
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Reviewed 15 February 2017

This cavern was used years ago by Indians as well as settlers to store milk and other goods.. It is now well lit and a tourist attraction

1  Thank pstout71
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Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Charles was our guide and he was super nice and very knowledgeable. The caverns were beautiful and peaked my interest into seeing more of them.

Thank Terrie D
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Reviewed 3 November 2016

I've been going to these caverns since I was a very little girl. My father would tell me about his adventures exploring them when he was a little boy. Now, my grandchildren have enjoyed them too. What a great family gem, right in our back...More

Thank tnoceantravel
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Reviewed 16 October 2016

Visited Oct. 12. This is a good cavern to visit without a lot of frills. Impressive structures and several viewing "rooms". Good lighting. Suggest wear tennis or hiking shoes as there are multiple stairs and damp footing. Not overly commercial, although there is a nice...More

3  Thank Alan B
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Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

The place seems like something that stepped out of the past but I say that in a good way. The tour guides are friendly, caverns are open and easy to walk through, and the gift shop is affordable. I traveled almost two hours to get...More

Thank Neal R
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Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

The caverns were really beautiful and the staff knowledgeable about the history. Advise to wear gym shoes or hiking shoes due to the stairs being a bit slick and damp from the cave environment. Plenty of rails to hold onto for safety. Gift shop was...More

Thank C S
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Reviewed 7 October 2016

Being disabled, it was a little steep for me, but so worth it. My son loved the caverns and "gem mining".

Thank Miranda U
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Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Toured the cavern with 9 and 11 year old. Guide was knowledgable and friendly. We were down underneath the surface 180ft. It's truly amazing how something so beautiful can be underneath the earth! We recommend wearing tennis shoes as much of the tour is in...More

Thank forekids
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Reviewed 13 September 2016

If you're passing through the Bristol area take an hour to visit these caverns. We stopped on our way to the speedway. It was a very hot day in early September and it felt good to spend an hour in a very nice 60 degrees....More

2  Thank laura l
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Algoldade
12 August 2018|
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Response from John V | Reviewed this property |
unfortunately no. there are multiple sets of stairs.
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Stephen G
22 July 2018|
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Response from John V | Reviewed this property |
I think it was 15 dollars a person.
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tammydoyle
20 May 2018|
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Response from Anita K | Reviewed this property |
no unless they are service animals
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