Destination guide

The lively city of Bristol awaits you

Enjoy the live music and other features of Bristol. This welcoming city is known for its football games, shopping and restaurants. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Bristol

Do you want to find attractions to see during your stay? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Bristol a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Clear Creek Golf Club (3 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Steele Creek Park (6 mi / 9.7 km)
  • Harry L. Coomes Recreation Center (12.9 mi / 20.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Bristol

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Bristol is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Sugar Hollow Park (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • Bristol Caverns (5.9 mi / 9.6 km)
  • Steele Creek Park (6 mi / 9.7 km)
  • Whitetop Creek Park (9.6 mi / 15.5 km)
  • Virginia Creeper Trail Abingdon (11.5 mi / 18.4 km)
  • Virginia Creeper Damascus (20 mi / 32.2 km)

Transportation options to and around Bristol

Fly into Abingdon, VA (VJI-Virginia Highlands), the closest airport, located 7.6 mi (12.2 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Tri-Cities, TN (TRI-Tri-Cities Regional), which is 17.6 mi (28.3 km) away.

Where to stay around Bristol?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 292 vacation rentals near Bristol. From 114 Houses to 111 Cabins, 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 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:

  • Sugar Hollow Park: 104 vacation rentals
  • Bristol Mall: 113 vacation rentals
  • The Virginian Golf Club: 128 vacation rentals
  • Birthplace of Country Music Museum: 117 vacation rentals
  • Clear Creek Golf Club: 107 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 114 Houses in Bristol. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Bristol include:

  • Cabins: 111 rentals available
  • Cottages: 111 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 24 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Bristol?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 38 vacation rentals with pool available in Bristol. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.