Studies have shown that when you buy from an independent, locally owned business, rather than a nationally owned business, significantly more of your money is used to make purchases from other local businesses, service providers, and farms — further strengthening the economic base of the whole community. Click here for a listing of local Bristol businesses and be sure to patronize them.
Bristol, Connecticut is just two hours from Boston and New York and just an hour from the shoreline. It’s a place where you will find a hidden New England treasure abundant with attractions, special events, and colorful history to enjoy. From the natural beauty of picturesque hills and fall foliage, to the high tech satellite dishes of ESPN, Bristol’s “City sized” with a small town vibe, offering wonderful memories no matter your pace. So whether you’re vacationing, passing through, or staying a little longer, Bristol will fill the perfect piece in your heart.