Destination guide

Take in the beachside beauty of Bristol

Enjoy the history and other features of Bristol. This scenic city is known for its beaches, boating and seaside. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, Vrbo has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Sightseeing in and around Bristol

Are you hoping to find attractions to see in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that Bristol has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Boothbay Golf Course (8.5 mi / 13.6 km)
  • Maine State Aquarium (10.5 mi / 16.9 km)
  • Hidden Valley Nature Center (13.4 mi / 21.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Bristol

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Bristol is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Dodge Point Public Reserved Land (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
  • Whaleback Shell Midden State Historic Site (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
  • Pemaquid Beach Park (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Ovens Mouth Preserve (7.3 mi / 11.7 km)
  • Fort Edgecomb State Historical Site (8 mi / 12.9 km)
  • Pemaquid Point Lighthouse Park (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Bristol

The nearest airport is in Wiscasset, ME (ISS), located 10.5 mi (16.8 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Rockland, ME (RKD-Knox County Regional), which is 21.5 mi (34.6 km) away.

Can I find a vacation rental around Bristol?

Yes, our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 529 vacation rentals near Bristol. From 224 cabins to 456 houses, 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 Vrbo.

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

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

  • Colonial Pemaquid State Historic Site: 834 vacation rentals
  • Rachel Carson Salt Pond Preserve: 805 vacation rentals
  • Pemaquid Point Lighthouse Park: 822 vacation rentals
  • Sewell Pond Conservation Area: 869 vacation rentals
  • Opera House at Boothbay Harbor: 861 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Bristol listed on Vrbo UK 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 Cabins in Bristol?

Yes, of course. Vrbo UK has 224 Cabins in Bristol. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Bristol include:

  • Houses: 456 rentals available
  • Cottages: 224 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 224 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Bristol?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 25 vacation rentals with pool available in Bristol. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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