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Review of Bristol Caverns

Bristol Caverns
Ranked #2 of 18 things to do in Bristol
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 27 October 2017

I discovered the caverns online and wanted to go. My husband and I spent about an hour in the caverns under the guidance of Cory our wonderful guide. The owner of the caves is also very informative and nice and his souvenir shop is full of wonderful gems such as geodes, etc. The Cherokee Indians used these caverns to stay warm. These are absolutely amazing and definitely worth seeing. The pictures I took do not do them justice.

Thank Monique D
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Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

My wife and I had to kill a damp afternoon. Looked at things to do in Bristol and the Caverns were highly recommended. We arrived at 3pm, paid our $15 and expected a canned guided tour through a limestone cavern. The tour exceeded our expectations. The caverns are huge! They are spectacular. The guide was a geologist who knew his rocks and history of the cave. It helped that we were being given a private tour because we were the only patrons. We spent almost 1.5 hours going through the accessible areas. The lighting allows for great photography and around every turn was something surprising and stunningly beautiful. Well worth the visit. This isn't your everyday cavern.

2  Thank Photobill7
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Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Tours kick off every 30 minutes or so. Guides explain the history of the caverns and take you through all the accessible areas. One area has quite a few steps, but you can take it as slow as you need to. Our family of three, including our ten year old daughter, enjoyed the visit.

1  Thank Kara P
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Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

First I want to acknowledge they give discounts for military. Thank you for that! The tour runs $15.00. Keep in mind they don't open until 12:30 on Sundays. (They come straight from church to open it!). You have to walk about 200 yards to get to the entrance. The tour lasts for about an hour. There are quite a few stairs but they are scattered throughout the cavern. So I do not recommend if you have a hard time with stairs. There are some that are very steep!.
They also have a fairly nice picnic area where you can have lunch. But you will need to bring it with you. You can get a cold drink inside the gift shop. However the gift shop leaves much to be desired. Pretty much just junk. They do have a small gem mining area and they sell the dirt inside.

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Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Cane here while in town to see the race, great informative guides and a fun hour or so with them. Typical caverns but always fun too see

Thank Dominic P
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