Destination guide

Friendly Bristol will entice you

The parks and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Bristol. Travelers appreciate the restaurants in this welcoming city. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Bristol

Are you looking for attractions to visit in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Bristol a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Sugarbush Ski Resort (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
  • Mad River Glen Cooperative (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
  • Lincoln Peak Vineyard (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
  • Ole's Cross Country Center (10.2 mi / 16.4 km)
  • Blueberry Lake Cross Country and Snowshoeing Center (10.5 mi / 16.9 km)
  • Rikert Nordic Center (12.3 mi / 19.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Bristol

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Bristol is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Waterfront Park (25.8 mi / 41.5 km)
  • Vergennes Falls Park (11.4 mi / 18.4 km)
  • Robert Frost Wayside Trail (11.9 mi / 19.2 km)
  • Granville Gulf Reservation (12.6 mi / 20.3 km)
  • Camel's Hump State Park (13.8 mi / 22.2 km)
  • Mt. Philo State Park (13.9 mi / 22.3 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Bristol

The nearest airport is in Montpelier, VT (MPV-Edward F. Knapp State), located 23.8 mi (38.4 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Burlington, VT (BTV-Burlington Intl.), which is 24.1 mi (38.8 km) away.

Can I find a vacation rental around Bristol?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 371 vacation rentals near Bristol. From 157 Houses to 124 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Bristol for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Bristol?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Bristol:

  • Stowe Mountain Resort: 128 vacation rentals
  • Malletts Bay: 42 vacation rentals
  • Waitsfield: 293 vacation rentals
  • Old North End: 41 vacation rentals
  • Morrisville: 69 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Bristol?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Bristol. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Lake Champlain Ferry: 318 vacation rentals
  • Norwich University: 401 vacation rentals
  • Essex Junction-Burlington Station: 619 vacation rentals
  • University of Vermont: 307 vacation rentals
  • Church Street Marketplace: 316 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Bristol listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Bristol?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 157 Houses in Bristol. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Bristol include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 124 rentals available
  • Cabins: 39 rentals available
  • Cottages: 39 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Bristol?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 98 vacation rentals with pool available in Bristol. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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