- Our list of the best things to do in Bristol, Tennessee, features the top 95 nearby activities — including 40 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Bristol, TN has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Museums & Galleries, Entertainment & Shows, Outdoor Places, and Adventures.
- The results below include the top 16 things to do within the city of Bristol, TN , followed by 80 popular activities in nearby cities, including Johnson City, Abingdon, Kingsport, Bristol, Damascus, Blountville and Bluff
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While sipping on beverages, students follow the instructions of an artist as they recreate a featured painting using provided materials
Many racing events are hosted at the Bristol Motor Speedway. Special events are regularly held, including Ford Fan Friday and the special holiday decorations that cause the track to be lit up with glowing lights.
The South Holston Dam was built in 1942 by the Tennessee Valley Authority. There is also a footbridge from the parking lot below the dam that leads to Osceola Island which features a one mile loop-style wildlife trail.
See a movie the old-fashioned way under the stars at Twin City Drive-In Theatre. Purchase food and beverages at the concession center and watch the latest feature films, shown in digital projection. Admission is cash only, and ages four and under are free.
Housed in a historic, restored building that dates back to 1931, the Paramount Center for the Arts hosts a wide variety of performances. The center hosts dance, dramatic performances ranging from Broadway plays to children's theater, and musical performances.
With Richard Petty Driving Experience, visitors have a chance to speed around the Bristol Motor Speedway with an experience crew member. The driver can reach speeds of 165 mph on this half mile race track.
Established in 1965, Theatre Bristol is a performing arts theater operated by volunteers from the local community. Productions ranging from locally directed plays to famous classics are among the shows hosted by the theater.
Whitetop Creek Park has numerous sporting fields used for baseball, softball and soccer, a playground for children, and a 1.5 mile walking trail encircling the park. It also offers a view of nearby Bristol Motor Speedway.