When you’re considering a trip to Bristol, Rhode Island, make sure to also consider employing our Bristol car hire services as your main means of transportation through and around the city. This is a coastal community that hosts the oldest, continuous 4th of July celebration in the country and offers many waterfront specific activities and attractions to its visitors.
Since the town isn’t very large, it is served by the main regional airports that serve the settlements in the whole area, Boston’s Logan Airport and Warwick’s T.F. Green Airport. You can also reach the city by road, but interestingly enough not by boat. Regardless of how you get there, once you are there you should employ our Bristol car rental services so that you can have a car at your disposal.
There are quite a few attractions and sights located around the town, one very interesting one being the Blithewold Mansion, Gardens & Arboretum. This English-style mansion is a wonderful piece of historic Bristol, featuring forty-five rooms, with thirty-three acres of gardens, featuring lawns and a rather impressive collection of flowers from around the world.
Then there’s the Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology which displays a collection of many cultural artifacts from America, Oceania and Africa.
The Herreshoff Marine Museum is a yachting museum which also offers docking space if you happen to be sailing into Bristol on your own boat.
Mt. Hope Bridge was completed in 1920 and it was built and owned by the ever-present Heffenreffer family. It was built so that residents could reach a projected horse race track to be built across the bridge but by the time the bridge was done, the family ran out of funds and could not build the track.
The Colt State Park is a great place for a stroll or other outdoor activities such as barbecues, picnics, it offers a Nature Center a Wildlife Refuge, it’s a nature lover’s paradise spanning 464 acres.
These are of course only a few of the things that you can see and do while in Bristol, Rhode Island, so make sure to employ our Bristol car hire services for your future trip there.