Other Local Area Attractions of Interest

Bristol is one of three communities that make up the "Tri-Cities," along with Johnson City and Kingsport. Add in the old Virginia town of Abingdon, and you are sure to find plenty of attractions to fit your trip plans. Below are just a few of the wonderful attractions around Bristol Caverns that you might want to take advantage of during your visit. To see more about them, just click on the links!

Bristol Motor Speedway

NASCAR racing means speed! No track on the Winston Cup NASCAR Circuit has more "in your face" speed and thrill then Bristol Motor Speedway! If you are a NASCAR Fan, then this track is a definite "Must See!"

Morgan McClure Racing

When most NASCAR fans think of race teams, they imagine Charlotte, North Carolina. But, one of the regions most celebrated teams calls the Bristol/Abingdon area home. Morgan McClure Racing is located just off I-81 and has a winning history in NASCAR. From Ernie Irvan to current driver Mike Skinner, you won't want to miss a trip to their shop and museum.

Martha Washington Inn

Historical Abingdon, VA has many attractions and shops. The Martha Washington Inn is one of Abingdon's finest examples of southern charm and 19th century elegance. Constructed in 1832, the Inn during the course of its history served as a finishing school, college and even a hospital during the Civil War.

Bays Mountain Park

Nestled in the mountains near Kingsport, Bays Mountain Park and Planetarium is truly a beautiful getaway. The facilities include the 3,000 acre outdoor classroom, a 44 acre lake, and a nature center/museum, inside of which is a planetarium with a 40 foot diameter dome.

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