- TripBuzz found 322 things to do with kids in or near Bristol, Connecticut, including 306 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Hartford, West Hartford, Hamden and South Windsor.
- From Imagine Nation Children's Museum to Spare Time Bristol, the Bristol area offers 110 different types of family activities, including: Specialty Museums, Amusement Parks (All Ages), Bowling and Children's Museums.
- A suburb of Hartford, Bristol is a medium-size community with many corporations making their home in this city. The most notable may be that of ESPN who has their studios in Bristol. Other corporations considering this city home include Otis Elevator Company and Cigna Insurance. In the warmer months, tourists are drawn to the area because of its array of festivals and its long standing amusement park - Lake Compounce.
The Imagine Nation Children's Museum features a variety of interpretive exhibitions and role-playing activities for young guests to enjoy, including the chance to play as an anchor on ESPN's SportsCenter. The museum also hosts events during the year.
A bowling center featuring 40 lanes, Spare Time Bristol offers open and league bowling along with a laser tag arena. The center provides a sports grill, high-definition televisions, private event hosting and arcade games.
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177 Farmington Avenue, Bristol, CT 06010 MoreLess Info
An entertainment center, Spare Time Bristol & City Sports Grille features 28 lanes of bowling along with a laser tag arena and arcade games. It also offers a full dining menu, party hosting and a full-service bar.
Opened in 1846, the Lake Compounce Amusement Park is the oldest continuously operating amusement park in all of North America. The park contains a number of rides, including the 'Boulder Dash', which was voted #1 wooden coaster in the world.
Rockwell Park is a recreational park that features a basketball court, a playground, a skate park, a volleyball court, a splash pad, and picnic areas. The park also offers hiking trails that can be used for running or walking.
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Lake Compounce Amusement Park, 217 Enterprise Drive, Bristol, CT 06010 MoreLess Info
The Haunted Graveyard is a haunted attraction that is a part of Lake Compounce Amusement Park. Visitors can experience a variety of scares and thrills including spiders, witches, catacombs, a cemetery, and the zombie forest.