The City of Bristol, CT
Bristol is a popular city in the state of Connecticut with a total of 61,027 residents living there. Bristol is ranked as the ninth most populated city in Connecticut and the 503rd most populated city in the United States, and is located in Hartford County. The largest nearby city to Bristol is Springfield, approximately 40 miles from the city center.There are several family restaurants in or near Bristol, including Subway, Boston Market Catering, Sun Fat, Frank's Restaurant and L J'S Pizza Restaurant. For a larger selection of Bristol restaurants select our Restaurants tab above. Visitors and residents can enjoy nearby Bristol Museums, Amusement Parks and/or Golf Courses, including the Lake Compounce, Farmingbury Hills Golf Club, American Clock & Watch Museum, Bristol Historical Society Museum and Lock Museum of America. For a more complete list of attractions in or around the city of Bristol please click on the Attractions tab above. The following 5 airports are located in or near Bristol:
- Hartford - Brainard Airport (HFD)
- Hartford Bradley Intl. Airport (BDL)
- Tweed - New Haven Regional Airport (HVN)
- Waterbury - Oxford Airport (OXC)
- Westfield Barnes Municipal Airport (BAF)
Bristol, Connecticut Climate and WeatherIn the month of January, Bristol experiences an average high temperature of 35 degrees Fahrenheit. Low temperaturs in January are usually about 14 degrees with an average rainfall of 4.3 inches. The seasonal climate varies in Bristol with daytime temperatures averaging 79 degrees in the summer, and 38 degrees in the winter months. Visitors can also expect Bristol to receive an average of 3.86 inches of rainfall per/month during winter months and 4.59 inches of rainfall per/month in the summer months. The temperature has been known to get as high as 100 degrees in the summer and as low as -18 degrees in the winter so visitors planning a vacation to Bristol should check the weather forecast to determine proper attire prior to departure. Spring and Fall bring average daytime temperatures of 61 degrees, and nighttime lows of 38.
Bristol, Connecticut Attractions
1Academy Hall (Rocky Hill, Connecticut) - Rocky Hill,
Academy Hall in Rocky Hill, Connecticut is a Federal style building from 1803. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1977.
2Agawam Municipal Golf Course - , Feeding Hills,
The Agawam Municipal Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in Hampden County Massachusetts. Built in 1944, this Feeding Hills course designed by Richard Leao is open apr 1 to nov 30. For tee time information call the pro shop at 413-786-2194. The golf course dress code is as follows: No tank tops or cutoffs.
Address: 128 S. Wick St, Feeding Hills, MA 1030
3Airways Golf Course & Country Club - West Suffield,
The Airways Golf Course & Country Club is an 18 hole public golf course in Hartford County Connecticut. Built in 1977, this West Suffield course designed by Geoffrey Cornish is open all year. Tee times are accepted up to 7 days in advance. The golf course dress code is as follows: Shirt and shoes required.
Address: 1070 S Grand St, West Suffield, CT 6093
4Alling Memorial Golf Course - New Haven,
The Alling Memorial Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in New Haven County Connecticut. Built in 1930, this New Haven course designed by Robert D. Pryde is open mar 1 to dec 1. For tee time information call the pro shop at 203-946-8014. The golf course dress code is as follows: No tank tops or cutoffs.
Address: 35 Eastern St, New Haven, CT 6513
5Allis-Bushnell House - Madison,
Allis-Bushnell House is a historic house at 853 Boston Post Road in Madison, Connecticut.
6American Clock & Watch Museum - Bristol,
The American Clock & Watch Museum, located in Bristol, Connecticut, is one of a very few museums in the US dedicated solely to horology, which is the history, science and art of timekeeping and timekeepers. Located in the heart of historic center of American clockmaking ACWM is the worlds preeminent horological museum in the area of American clocks, primarily industrial made clocks of the 18th and early 20th century.
7Banner Lodge Country Club - Moodus,
The Banner Lodge Country Club is an 18 hole public golf course in Middlesex County Connecticut. Built in 1945, this Moodus course designed by Donald Ross is open apr 1 to dec 1. For tee time information call the pro shop at 860-873-9075. The golf course dress code is as follows: No tank tops or cutoffs.
Address: 10 Banner Rd, Moodus, CT 6469
8Bartholomew's Cobble - , Sheffield,
Bartholomew's Cobble is a 329-acre National Natural Landmark, open space preserve, agricultural preserve, and bio-reserve located in southwest Massachusetts in the village of Ashley Falls abutting Canaan, Connecticut. The preserve contains over 800 plant species including North America's greatest diversity of ferns and the greatest overall biodiversity in Berkshire County, Massachusetts; it also contains Massachusetts' highest populations of ground nesting bobolinks.
9Basketball Hall of Fame - , Springfield,
The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, located in Springfield, Massachusetts, honors exceptional basketball players, coaches, referees, executives, and other major contributors to the game.
Bristol, Connecticut Hotels
4Motel 6 Hartford Southington
625 Queen St I-84 At Queen Street Exit #32
9Fairfield Inn & Suites By Marriott Plainville
400 New Britain Ave
Plainville, CT 06062
Bristol, Connecticut Restaurants
This is a list of Bristol Family Restaurants with addresses and phone numbers, including Pizza Restaurants and Fast Foods & Carry Out. Happy Dining!
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