Destination guide

Travel to captivating Bristol

Come and experience Bristol and its entertainment, theatre scene and opera. This city's shopping, wildlife and lake draw many visitors. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in and around Bristol

Are you looking for things to do in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Bristol a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Steele Creek Park (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Clear Creek Golf Club (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Harry L. Coomes Recreation Center (15.7 mi / 25.3 km)
  • Watauga Lake Winery (23 mi / 37.1 km)
  • Red Tail Golf Course (24.8 mi / 39.9 km)
  • Scenic View Golf Course (30 mi / 48.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Bristol

Whether you're looking for adventure 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 most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Steele Creek Park (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Bristol Caverns (4.7 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Sugar Hollow Park (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Whitetop Creek Park (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
  • Virginia Creeper Trail Abingdon (14.3 mi / 22.9 km)
  • Warriors' Path State Park (17.6 mi / 28.3 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Bristol

The nearest airport is in Abingdon, VA (VJI-Virginia Highlands), located 10.4 mi (16.8 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Tri-Cities, TN (TRI-Tri-Cities Regional), which is 14.7 mi (23.7 km) away.

Where to stay around Bristol?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 792 holiday lettings near Bristol. From 231 Cabins to 309 Houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Bristol for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Bristol?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Bristol. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Bristol Dragway: 168 holiday lettings
  • Bristol Motor Speedway: 273 holiday lettings
  • Bristol Caverns: 192 holiday lettings
  • Viking Hall Civic Center: 156 holiday lettings
  • Bristol Municipal Stadium: 156 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Bristol listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cabins in Bristol?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 231 Cabins in Bristol. Our other popular types of Bristol holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 309 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 231 self catering accommodations
  • Farmhouses: 11 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Bristol?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 158 holiday homes with pool available in Bristol. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.