LOCAL EVENTS

NASCAR  RACES  AND DRAGWAY NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP At Bristol Motor Speedway (8 miles)   
The most talked about car races. Be one of the lucky ones to stay here for this sold out event

RHYTHM AND ROOTS REUNION in September, downtown Bristol, only 2 short blocks from the house. We have the best lodging available for this great event.

INTERNATIONAL STORY TELLING FESTIVAL  1st weekend in October in Jonesborough. Only 23 miles away

ABINGDON HIGHLANDS FESTIVAL Come see why Abingdon was named a "Virginia Main Street" destination in 2007 and an "American Dream Town" in 2006 -- and why the Virginia Highlands Festival is a Top 20 "must see" event (National Geographic Traveler, April 2005).



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SITE FRANCAIS
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Whenever in the area for a couple of days or a week,  come and visit one of Bristol's oldest homes .   In the middle of the historic district on Solar Hill, you will feel at home the moment you step in. 
Solar Hill residents are working on a walking tour brochure for this beautiful area  which is part of Bristol's revitalization project. Come and see how homeowners have restored these beautiful homes from the past.  We are all proud of our accomplishments  and hope that by seing our work, more people will want to take on such a project whether in town or any other part of the country. Preserving history is the key to our society's future,  I am glad I am part of it and proud to show it off. If you want to learn about Solar Hill visit solarhill.tripod.com

     
FLO'S HIDEAWAY IS NOT A HOTEL, MOTEL OR EVEN AN INN,
It is a private residence open to the public for special events in and around town to help promote preservation of our heritage. WE DO NOT ACCEPT GUESTS WITHOUT RESERVATION OR OUTSIDE SPECIALS EVENTS

CALL IF YOU WISH TO TOUR THE PROPERTY. We ask for a $5 donation per person payable by check made out to Bristol Historical society.



FLO'S HIDEAWAY
BRISTOL'S BEST KEPT SECRET
We are walking distance to our beautiful downtown, 5 minutes to Virginia Intermont and King colleges, 10 minutes to the Bristol Motor Speedway, 15 minutes to Abingdon (home of the Virginia Highlands Festival), 15 minutes to South Holston Lake (home of world class fishing), 20 minutes to Kingsport (home of the Fun Fest) and 35 minutes to Jonesborough (home of the Storytelling Festival).
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