• Bristol

Day Trip: Bristol

Bristol Harbor Sunset

Bristol is a 20 minute drive South: Host to the nation’s oldest Fourth of July celebration. You can experience the working life of the 1700’s at the Coggeshall Farm Museum. Discover the gracious way people lived during the turn-of-the-century at Blithewold Mansion & Gardens. Relive the golden age of yachting at the Herreshoff Marine Museum, and learn how to do hearth cooking like the colonists at the Coggeshall Farm Museum.

Bristol 4th of July Parade

We recommend Colt State Park which includes a small sand beach , 464 acres of manicured lawns and mature trees, more than 400 picnic tables, 10 large playfields and an open air Chapel-by-the-sea,. Also the end of a 14 mile picturesque bike path which begins in East Providence and continues along Narragansett Bay.

Bristol 4th of July Parade

This is our favorite seanic drive along the bay it will take you through the towns of Barrington and Warren with many small shops on the way. Bristol is home to Roger Williams University.

The destination images are provided by Boston based photographer Greg M. Cooper. You can purchase a custom print by contacting the studio at www.gregmcooper.com.