Cherokee Trails Campground
& Stables
local attractions
A beautiful swimming hole tucked in the mountains, Blue Hole is a
must see if you are in the area.  You can hike in, drive, or arrive by
horseback (from the campground!).  Fed by a mountain stream, it is
clean and lush.  We promise that you will be awed by this place.  
Located in Abingdon Virginia, the Barter Theatre is one of the oldest professional theatres in
the nation.  Began in 1933 with shows ranging from classics like "It's A Wonderful Life" and
"Cinderella" to wonderful lesser knowns.  So relax after a day on the trails and catch a play in
an intimate historic theatre right around the corner!

For info visit:
www.bartertheatre.com
The World's Fastest Half Mile...this 1/2 mile concrete racetrack is a major attraction in
Sullivan County.  Host of the NASCAR Winston Cup, Busch, All Pro and Dash Series, the
speedway also hosts drag racing, autocross, "speedway in lights" and much more.  There's
always something going on over there!

For Schedule of Events:  
www.bristolmotorspeedway.com
Just around the corner in Hampton, TN you can hike alongside the Appalachian Trail and visit Laurel
Falls, a beautiful water fall tucked into the hills.  This area is also great for mountain biking,
backcountry camping, and trout fishing.
While staying at the campground, you may want to take a few days off riding and
go see some of the other attractions of this beautiful area.  Here are some of our
favorites...
Hiking
Entertainment
A Festival in Bristol with country, bluegrass, gospel and roots music.  With over ten stages layed out in
downtown Bristol, there is always good music playing.

For Info:  
www.bristolrhythm.com
Bluegrass music in downtown Johnson City.  This music and arts festival goes on for 2 days and is free
for everyone.

For Info:  
www.blueplum.org
Within an hours drive, in Hiltons VA, you can visit the homestead of country music's museum for a
dose of history and mountain folk culture.

For Info:  
www.carterfamilyfold.org
901 Morrell Creek Lane
Bluff City, TN 37618
(423) 391-0118
Blue Hole (Stoney Creek)
Laurel Falls
Located in Abington Virginia, hikers, bicyclists, equestrians, and anyone who
wants a good hike will love this trail.  A converted 34-mile scenic railroad bed,
this recreational facility has everything you need with numerous shuttles and
bike rental facilities nearby.  And don't worry, you don't have to go up to come
down; you can shuttle your bike to the top and enjoy a beautiful long ride to the
bottom!
This cave was used by the Cherokee Indians an escape route after raiding the settlers in the
area. Under the earths surface are large chambers containing formations of stalactites and
stalagmites columns.

For info visit:
www.bristolcaverns.com   
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Virginia Creeper Trail
Bristol Caverns
Barter Theater (Virginia)
Bristol Motor Speedway
Bristol Rhythm & Roots Festival
Blue Plum Festival
Carter Family Fold