Explore Bristol, TN and VA - Outdoors and Tourism Highlights


Explore Bristol, TN/VA—Outdoors and Tourism Highlights is the fourth episode in our series promoting Northeast Tennessee as a tourism destination. It is produced in collaboration with Visit Johnson City and regional partners hosting the OWAA's inaugural Field Fest event.

Our guest, Matt Bolas, Executive Director of Explore Bristol, the tourism office for Bristol, TN, and Bristol, VA., unveils deeply rooted insights into the unique twin-city landscape straddling Tennessee and Virginia. Matt shares the singular dynamics of living in a community bisected by a state line and the local quirks and characteristics that make his hometown stand out.


🎧 Episode Spotlight: Matt Bolas - Explore Bristol, TN/VA
πŸ™οΈ Experience a city like no other—downtown Bristol boldly stands between Tennessee and Virginia, offering unique entertainment options and cultural charms.
🏞️ Delve into diverse outdoor activities such as fly fishing, mountain biking, and hiking in the stunning Appalachian Mountains. Plus, Bristol's dedication to accessibility means everyone can enjoy these natural wonders.
🎸🏁 Embrace the soul of Bristol with visits to the Birthplace of Country Music Museum and the thunderous Bristol Motor Speedway, complemented by emerging attractions like the new distillery and casino.
πŸš€ Want to know more about the local barbecue scene, the best places for a rooftop drink, or where to find a cozy coffee spot? Matt and Howard dish on all the local favorites!


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