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Nestled between the Narragansett and Mt. Hope Bay, Bristol serves as the hub for activity in the East Bay region. Each year, visitors from around the world are drawn to Bristol for its historical sites, community events, world-class cuisine, and scenic coastline.

Whether you are looking for information on local events, attractions, lodging, shopping, or dining options, we are here to help make your trip one to remember. Visitor brochures and maps are conveniently located at kiosks and public buildings around town.

Make Bristol your #newfavoritetown! Visit Bristol’s official tourism website today.

Getting Here

Getting Here

Whether you’re traveling by land, air or sea, find out the best way to get to Bristol.

Places of Interest

Places of Interest

View information on local parks, walking trails, bike paths, public facilities and more!

Our History

Our History

Discover the history of Bristol including its historical sites and significant events.

Bristol is the proud Home of America’s Oldest 4th of July Celebration. Plan your trip today!

Colt State Park
Colt State Park

The Gem of the Rhode Island State Park System.

East Bay Bike Path
East Bay Bike Path

A 14.5 mile connection between Bristol & Greater R.I.

Bristol’s Revolutionary Heritage Byway officially joins the collection of America’s Byways┬«! As the only National Scenic Byway in the State of Rhode Island, Bristol offers a distinct and diverse experience.

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Contact Us

Town Hall Address: 10 Court Street, Bristol, RI 02809
Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday | 8:00AM – 4:00PM
Phone: (401)-253-7000