– the unofficial guide


There are tons of entertaining things to do in Bristol, and you will not have a dull moment while in the city. From indoor activities such as gaming to water parks, there are adequate activities to ensure that both adults and kids can have a good time.
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Gambling in Bristol

Bristol is a city where gambling thrives, and if you wish to try your luck, you will find numerous opportunities to do so. Check out some of the fantastic casinos where you can place a wager.

Gold city casino

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This online casino is the easiest way to place a wager in the city as you can enter a poker room or sportsbook from the comfort of your home. It works seven days a week, twenty-four hours a day. The payment methods are through significant debit and credit cards, and you will find casinos and card playing rooms in store for you.

Voltage gaming

It opens from 6:00 am to 10:00 pm on a daily basis and it has card playing rooms, collectibles and games, and supplies.

Outdoor activities

Indian Rock Nature Preserve

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Get to explore two hundred and eighty acres of natural habitat. There are a lake, several streams, and kilometers of varying nature trails in the preserve. Many schools use this place to teach students subjects such as ecology because it has various animals and plants. It is also home to the Indian Rock Summer Camp where tons of kids flock during the holidays to have fun, socialize and get taught on how best to be positive influences on the society.
Get to learn about the historical heritage of Bristol by walking through the trails. There are two wigwams in the preserve. This place is the ideal setting for kids to have fun as they explore the history of Bristol.
There is a farm onsite which has an apple orchard, a cow, sheep, turkeys, and chickens. It is an excellent place to spend the afternoon with kids.

Harry C. Barnes Memorial Nature Center

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The trails in this center are accessible all year round from morning to evening. There are always new activities as well as exhibits in the nature center, and as such, you can visit it now and then to see what they have.
They have an extensive collection of amphibians and reptiles, and you will come across animals that you have not seen before. There are tons of birds of prey in the center. Interactive exhibits are available, and you can try your hand at them. Take a walk through the nature trails and be at one with nature.

Lake Compounce

This amusement park extends over four hundred and two acres and has been in operation ever since 1846. There is plenty of room to host functions, and the rides cater for all ages.

Indoor activities

Explore Bristol’s history by visiting Witch’s Dungeon Classic Movie Museum, New England Carousel Museum and American Clock & Watch Museum.

There is something for everyone in this city.