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Downtown State Street

State Street, Downtown Bristol VA & TN, Bristol, VA 24201
+1 276-644-9700
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One, no two cool places

Bristol is our home so we might be a bit prejudice. It is one of the few places where you can... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Linda S
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Bristol, Virginia
Nice walk

It was interesting shopping the antique stores. We liked walking up the street in Tennessee and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
suebg62
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Bristol has a proud heritage going back more than 150 years of being both a fun place to visit and a “Good Place to Live”. With so much to do and enjoy, everyone feels at home in Historic Downtown Bristol. As a Certified Main Street Community, Downtown Bristol has more to offer every day – more activities, more shops, more homes, more offices and more life. Believe in Bristol is a nonprofit 501 ( c ) 3 organization composed of dedicated citizens, business owners, government officials and other friends of Bristol who recognize the role a vital downtown plays in preserving and furthering our communities identity, spirit and economy.
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State Street, Downtown Bristol VA & TN, Bristol, VA 24201
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+1 276-644-9700
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Bristol is our home so we might be a bit prejudice. It is one of the few places where you can actually be in two places at the same time. Check out State Street for that. We have wonderful shops, from clothing to antiques and...More

Thank Linda S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was interesting shopping the antique stores. We liked walking up the street in Tennessee and down the street in Virginia.

Thank suebg62
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent the day at Biltmore Estate and was staying just around the corner of the entrance so we spent an evening taking a walk and enjoying the area. Lovely time. Free parking was amazing.

Thank Lewis B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting city with some country music history. The train station is a lovely venue for events. Ample parking in the area. A theatre, some shops and restaurants. Worth a stop if nearby or passing through.

Thank Imzpickle
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When comparing downtown Bristol to Kingsport and Johnson City you'll find Bristol is the most beautiful, friendly businesses, various food and entertainment options.

Thank Steven R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

During each Sullins College Reunion, my wife and I have enjoyed visiting the downtown area. There are many antique store, clothing, restaurants, etc. The area is kept clean and plenty of free parking. One can walk from TN to VA by just passing under the...More

Thank James H
Reviewed 4 September 2017

Restaurants, shops, and events greet the every day visitor to State Street in Bristol, TN. The streets are clean and well lit. You can also take in a show at the Paramount Theater.

Thank Rbander
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Came for the race and walked the street and found that this was the neatest little place I've been too. Love the vibe and the way the street splits Tennessee and Virginia. Each side of the road flying the state flag and bronze plaques down...More

Thank Thomas B
Reviewed 22 August 2017

Sign was lovely to see at night. We drove past the sign and it was a nice picture to take and great place to travel to see the main street as well

Thank Onelove4you
Reviewed 8 August 2017

I've had the great luck to be born in this beautiful area of our country. Bristol is a quaint little town, with State Street being a mix of old and new. You can stroll down the sidewalks and enjoy the original old buildings that have...More

Thank vwelch118
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joe n
7 February 2017|
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Response from Christinabristol | Property representative |
Downtown Bristol has a variety of different retail options to keep the ladies busy! There's also other attractions available downtown, such as Tri-Cities Escape Game and the Birthplace of Country Music Museum!
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John H
30 July 2015|
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Response from Maggie B | Property representative |
Hi John! Yes, downtown Bristol will again be host to Food City Family Race Night on Thursday, August 20, 1-9pm on State Street. Tripadvisor will not let you send you the link but here is a little info - Regularly... More
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