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Bristol Caverns

This is a must see cave. A lot of interesting formations. We got a personal tour since there was... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
eroberts2017
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Mooresburg, Tennessee
Beautiful!

We visited the caverns today and it was absolutely breathtaking! We purchased the tickets about $15... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2018
sheasweb88
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Bristol Caverns Highway (Highway 435N), Bristol, TN
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All reviews our tour guide ruby falls gift shop nice cave great guide off the beaten path stalactites and stalagmites well worth the visit answered all of our questions interesting formations young man few steps worth the trip caves underground handrails limestone
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a must see cave. A lot of interesting formations. We got a personal tour since there was no one else at the time.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank eroberts2017
Reviewed 9 November 2018 via mobile

We visited the caverns today and it was absolutely breathtaking! We purchased the tickets about $15 each. The tour took about 2 hours roughly. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable! He pointed out places where you wouldn’t think to look and took his time explaining...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank sheasweb88
Reviewed 31 October 2018

This cave system is beautiful and an easy walk. A guide is included in the $15 per person price and the tour lasts for about an hour. This is a great adventure and one that is great for all ages. Not handicapped accessible for obvious...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 31 October 2018

I love to visit caverns, and this one is no doubt outstanding! The guide was really informative and courteous, and made the tour safe and fun for all.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

This was my first time, and my son and husband's second visit. It's such a great little hidden gem. We had a great guide who really took the time to tells us about the caverns, and also took every question asked. Our guide was also...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Heather W
Reviewed 6 October 2018

Really a nice place to look at the natural wonder under the ground with calmness and relaxing environment

Date of experience: November 2017
2  Thank Frank P
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

This place is a little off the beaten path, but it’s a good value. The cave itself dives almost 200 feet into the ground and has some really cool mineral features. We stopped here on our “way home” from North Carolina. Well worth the trip,...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Chadbfl
Reviewed 23 July 2018

My son and I were looking for a way to spend a coup[le of hours while in Johnson City area so we went to the Caverns. Had a private tour which was great Guide was very Knowledgeable. Really a very interesting Cavern would recommenced for...More

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank marshmitchell
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

Had a great afternoon touring Bristol Caverns. Garrett our tour guide was extremely knowledgable and answered all of our questions. Definitely a must do. Can even pack a picnic lunch for after your tour.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank RobinKB
Reviewed 4 July 2018

I am a huge fan of caves. I took my two girls here and they loved it as well. I would visit again next time I am in Bristol.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Scott P
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Jane B
21 November 2018|
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Response from Chadbfl | Reviewed this property |
There aren’t any benches or anything like that, but the tour stops frequently to discuss the features and gives ample time for pictures. However, the climb down into the cavern and back up can be fairly steep at times. If... More
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Algoldade
12 August 2018|
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Response from 324johnv324 | 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 324johnv324 | Reviewed this property |
I think it was 15 dollars a person.
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