Econo Lodge Near Motor Speedway
912 Commonwealth Ave.
Bristol, VA 24201
Phone: (276) 466-2112
Fax: (276) 466-0045
A good place for the young and old alike, the Bristol Public Library boasts of a huge collection of books and good facilities for the visitors. It also conducts events, workshops and educational programs.
Cumberland Square Park is located in the heart of the city. This city center park features picnic shelters, pavilions, a children's theater as well as the Veteran's War memorial.
The Bristol Train Station has a very sophisticated charm to it. Functioning as a very busy traveling junction, it is a very popular location for private events today. Be it a wedding or a private banquet, this place is one of the most ideal locations in the city!
A landmark slogan sign, it separates the twin cities of Bristol, Virginia and Bristol, Tennessee. The sign stands on the roadway at the border between the two states. Built in the year 1910, the slogan says “A good place to live” and is considered a local legendary landmark. The sign initially had a slogan that said “Push – That’s Bristol” that referred to the hopes of growth and prosperity. After being moved to its current location, the sign was replaced with the new slogan.
A sprawling 400-acre park located in Bristol, the Sugar Hollow Park is a huge grassy expanse with around 100 picnic spaces and several softball and soccer fields. It is a good place to hangout with your family or group of friends.
Experience a wonderful golfing experience at the Virginian Golf Club which is a excellently maintained 18-hole golf course. Greenery and scenic beauty adorns the club. It has good facilities for the visitors.
Enjoy a lovely game of golf at The Olde Farm in Bristol. The club is known to be one of the best golfing locations in the country. It has a very rural edge to it and has well maintained fairways and tees. The Olde Farm has good facilities for its visitors and is a favorite of many experienced golfers.
The Cherokee National Forest covers an area of 655,598 acres (265311 hectares) across several prominent mountain ranges such as Great Smoky Mountains and Big Frog Mountain, with the Ocoee River flowing in the park confines. With 15 recreation areas, each more different than the other, the Cherokee National Forest presents one with a plethora of recreational and relaxation activities. These include camping, fishing, hiking, nature viewing and a whole lot of water and winter sports. There's something here for everyone!
The Crooked Road is a 333 mile (536 km) road winding through the mountains of Southwest Virginia. It is dedicated to displaying the rich musical heritage of Virginia, and joins together nine major venues and over 60 affiliated venues and festivals. Plus, the drive takes you through the beautiful landscapes of Appalachia. Take a trip on The Crooked Road to learn more about what Virginia has to offer.
Exchange Place: Gaines-Preston Farm will take you back to the 1850s with its restored structures from the 19th Century. This living history farm will give a glimpse of how farm life was through demonstrations such as how things were bought through exchanging items. Check out the basketry, spinning, candle dipping and quilting work stations. They also have period livestock in the farm. Every necessity was either grown or made during that era. This place shows how in this fast paced life where everything is available in a jiffy, it was not so in that time. Only salt was bought. It is a great place to visit during festivals like Spring Garden Fair, Fall Folk Arts Festival, Witches Wynd and Christmas in the Country.
Kingsport Speedway is a popular NASCAR racing track located on North John B Dennis Highway. The track is laid out in concrete and features an oval, semi-banked layout. It was constructed in the year 1965.
Winged Deer Park is a great recreational park, stretching over 150 acres (60 hectares). It features several meeting venues, picnic spots and a lake-side area. It also has several facilities for sports like the Batter's Up batting cage, a golf course as well as a volleyball net, set up on the banks of the lake.