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.

How many vacation rentals are available around Bristol?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 384 house rentals around Bristol. From 160 Houses to 131 Condos/Apartments, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Bristol is on HomeAway.

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

Whether you're travelling 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
  • Old North End: 42 vacation rentals
  • Waitsfield: 288 vacation rentals
  • Malletts Bay: 43 vacation rentals
  • Jeffersonville: 202 vacation rentals

For other neighbourhoods, 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 travelling to Bristol?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices 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:

  • World's Tallest Filing Cabinet: 307 home rentals
  • Bolton Valley Ski Area: 997 home rentals
  • Waterfront Park: 320 home rentals
  • Blueberry Lake Cross Country and Snowshoeing Center: 411 home rentals
  • Mount Mansfield: 843 home 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 160 Houses in Bristol. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Bristol include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 131 lodging choices
  • Cabins: 39 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 39 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes 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 102 vacation homes with pool available in Bristol.

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