Explore Bristol in the Spring
As the ice melts away off of Newfound Lake, take to the trails to say hello to the fish and wildlife. Visit downtown and welcome the blooms of spring. Whatever your sense of adventure, there’s something for you in Bristol.
Things to Do
Head into Town
Walk historic downtown Bristol to enjoy shopping and good eats.
Take the Pemi Trail
Watch the water from the Whites rush past on this trail for all abilities.
Fish and Boat on Newfound Lake
Launch your boat, kayak, or canoe from Wellington State Park.
Want more ideas for things to do? Check out our post, “Fun Things to Do on Newfound Lake.”
Places to Eat and Drink
The Purple Pit Coffee
Award-winning coffee, breakfast and lunch takeout or dine-in
Cielito Mexican Restaurant
Authentic Mexican cuisine and specialty cocktails
Homestead Restaurant & Tavern
Classic American cuisine with extensive wine and cocktail list
Want more recommendations for dining? Read our post “Great Places to Eat in Bristol, NH.”
Places to Stay
Henry Whipple House Bed & Breakfast
Historic charm BnB walking distance to downtown
Family owned motel and Japanese steakhouse
Newfound Lake Inn
Modern amenities with lakefront view
Want more recommendations for lodging? Go to the Bristol Business Directory.
Located just a few miles from Interstate 93, getting to Bristol is easier than you think.
What Makes Bristol, NH Different?
We’re not just a fun vacation destination, but also a great place to live, work and play. Learn more about business opportunities here in town.