The Wes Davis Greenway follows a portion of abandoned rail line that once ran from Bluff City, TN, to Mendota, VA. When the Bristol Gas and Electric Company was purchased in 1910 the new owners donated this advertising sign. The “Mammoth Electric Sign”, measuring 60’ wide by 35’ high, was shipped by rail and dedicated on July 4 to a crowd of over 3,000 citizens. For its first five years it was perched on the top of The Interstate Hardware building until it was removed in 1915 to its present location over State Street. The original slogan read, “Push, That’s Bristol”, which was the mantra for the era’s industrial “push” that centered in Bristol. In 1921 the polish of the sign had diminished Bristol’s marketing icon when its lights would flicker “PU” That’s Bristol or “SH” that’s Bristol, and a citywide campaign chose its current slogan. In 1988 it was accepted to the National Register of Historical Places.
In 2010 this enormous structure, the Bristol Slogan Sign, marked its 100th year on the eastern end of downtown Bristol, itself straddling State Street. It has been a part of community pride and the one structure in the city that has identified Bristol’s common purpose and heritage. The message on this sign has been the marketing slogan for the city for close to 90 of those years, and considered one of the oldest community slogans in the United States. It reads, “Bristol Va – Tenn, A Good Place To Live”. Bristol’s famous Burger Bar! Rumored to be the restaurant where Hank Williams ate his last meal, Burger Bar is a vital part of Bristol’s history, and has been serving up the best burgers in town since 1942. Standing 20 feet tall and weighing 1100 lbs, this guitar stands at the state line separating Tennessee from Virginia. Being that Bristol is the birthplace of country music, it is appropriately placed. Founded in 1913, the L.C. King Manufacturing Company still makes all of its Pointer Brand products here in this facility. Absolutely everything is made in the U.S.A., down to the zippers. Purple mountains majesty in Bristol, TN. Bristol, TN/VA. An interesting main street that has the north side in Virginia and the south side in Tennessee. Different laws and taxes! Two different cities. I had to eat a place named Cootie Brown's. Huge menu with really great food. Homage paying tribute to Hank Williams in the Burger Bar, Bristol VA. This is the last location he visited the night of his death in 1953.
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Get an overview of this hotelHotel in Bristol with free breakfast and 24-hour front desk

Popular property highlights

Breakfast included
Free self parking
Free WiFi
Pets allowed
24-hour front desk

Location

Located in the heart of Bristol, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Paramount Center for the Arts and Birthplace of Country Music Alliance. Bristol Mall and Bristol Municipal Stadium are also within 3 mi (5 km).

Hotel Features

Along with coffee/tea in a common area, this hotel has a 24-hour front desk and RV/bus/truck parking. Free continental breakfast and free WiFi in public areas are also provided.

Room Amenities

All 44 rooms boast deep soaking tubs and offer free WiFi and LED TVs. Refrigerators, microwaves, and free local calls are among the other amenities available to guests.

Languages Spoken

Econo Lodge Near Motor Speedway

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

A complimentary breakfast is offered each morning. Public areas are equipped with complimentary wireless Internet access. This Bristol hotel also offers coffee/tea in a common area and RV/bus/truck parking. Complimentary self parking is available on site.

  • Free breakfast 
  • Total number of rooms - 44 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Free self parking 
  • Number of floors - 2 
  • Free WiFi 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • RV, bus, truck parking 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Microwave  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Languages Spoken

  • English

Parking

Free self parking, RV, bus, truck parking

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Free local calls 
  • Microwave 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Deep soaking bathtub 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Desk 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • LED TV 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 
  • Heating 

Where to Eat

Guests are offered a complimentary continental breakfast each morning.

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time ends at 6 AM

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children 18 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 10.00 per stay.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 10 per pet, per day

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Pet fee: USD 10 per pet, per day
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 10.00 per stay
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Econo Lodge Motor Speedway
  • Econo Lodge Motor Speedway Bristol
  • Econo Lodge Motor Speedway Hotel
  • Econo Lodge Motor Speedway Hotel Bristol

We should mention

Up to 2 children 18 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.


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