Things to Do

The town of Bristol is situated on 10.1 square miles of a peninsula that includes a smaller sub-peninsula on the west called Poppasquash, with Narragansett Bay to the west and Mount Hope Bay to the east. With miles of coastline, 14 parks, and the starting point of the East Bay Bike Path, Bristol is an excellent choice for a variety of outdoor activities. Numerous historical attractions, cultural and ethnic events, galleries, independently owned shops, and diverse dining experiences attract and delight residents and visitors year round.