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Bristol Travel Guide

Bristol is a small town in Rhode Island best-known for its stately, 19th-century buildings, leafy parks, and nearby state parks.

Things to Do in Bristol

Top things to do in Bristol include exploring Colt State Park, which is known for its waterside location and great walking trails. Alternatively, spend some time in the perfectly-manicured gardens at Blithewold Mansion, and stroll around Linden Place, which is a well-kept 19th-century house and museum.

Best Time to Visit Bristol

The best time to visit Bristol is in the summer months of June, July, and August when the weather is warm and sunny.

Price and Availability Index in Bristol

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The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Bristol is in July, while the cheapest month is in February. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Bristol is in the high season in July. Bristol has its low season in January, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.

The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Bristol tends to be Monday, while the most expensive day tends to be Wednesday. Vacation homes in Bristol tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Mondays.

The weather in Bristol

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Bristol. The hottest month in Bristol is July, when temperatures peak at 90 ˚F. The coolest month is December, when temperatures drop to 5 ˚F. The wettest month in Bristol is April with 6.77 inches of rain, while the driest month is June with 1.7 inches of rain.

Vacation Rentals in Bristol

Choose the perfect accommodation for your trip at AllTheRooms.com. We aggregate Airbnb, VRBO, Homeaway and more. We have 157 vacation rentals, hotels and other accommodation types in Bristol ranging from budget options to luxury places to stay. A trip to Bristol can be affordable - our lowest price accommodation is available at $25 per night. A typical accommodation in Bristol costs on average $258 per night.

If you need an internet connection during your stay in Bristol, then you can choose from over 109 places to stay that provide WiFi internet. 11 of our accommodations in include a breakfast in the price. Fitness addicts can get a workout in during their stay by choosing from 3 accommodations that have gym facilities. If you are driving to Bristol, you'll want to pick from 93 places to stay that provide parking.

Those traveling with a dog, cat or some other animal can stay in one of 10 accommodations that are designated as pet-friendly.

In Bristol AllTheRooms currently aggregates hotels, vacation rentals, hostels from more than 6 providers, including 59 places to stay from Airbnb, 17 accommodations from VRBO and 17 places to stay from Homeaway.

110 of our places to stay in Bristol have been rated by previous guests. They rated 71% as excellent or good. You can instantly book any of 40 places to stay right now.

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