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“Little Surprises!”
Review of Hope Street

Hope Street
Ranked #3 of 20 things to do in Bristol
Certificate of Excellence
West Warwick, Rhode Island
Level 4 Contributor
33 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Little Surprises!”
Reviewed February 6, 2012

Lots of little shops!! Every corner you turn there is something new.

Visited February 2012
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RI
Level 2 Contributor
9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Hope Street visit”
Reviewed January 26, 2012

Great area to shop and dine. Parking can be difficult but well worth the effort. Delightful area to visit.

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2 Thank llianos
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Bristol, Rhode Island
Level 4 Contributor
40 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Everything all on one street”
Reviewed December 28, 2011

Hope Street is one of the two main roads into and out of Bristol. This is the more attractive and "touristy" of the two. Everything you need is on this street: away from the downtown area of Bristol are a lot of homes, a supermarket and shopping plaza, banks, Rockwell School, and the medical center. When you hit Chestnut St heading south, the lines on the street turn into patriotic red, white, and blue lines to denote the parade route for the famous 4th of July parade. When you enter the downtown area, it is very typical of an old fashioned New England town: many restaurants, gift shops, the post office, library, Colt and Andrews schools, and some inns, as well as Linden Place. Go a little further and you will reach Blithewold and Roger Williams University.

Very pretty road, great for walking around, especially during the 4th of July and the holiday season, when downtown is decorated to its fullest! Just beware of the traffic, and the many pedestrians, especially since this street is RIPTA's main bus route for Bristol.

Visited December 2011
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2 Thank JCaye
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Portsmouth, Rhode Island
Level 5 Contributor
54 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Quaint shopping”
Reviewed December 22, 2011

We always enjoyed walking up and down Hope Street. They have several shops and restaurants to pick from. If you want upscale, you jump one street over to Thames. But, if you want a cup of coffee and sandwich, this is the place. There is also a the Bradford house to view.

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3 Thank Baranclan
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West Haven, Connecticut
Level 3 Contributor
13 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“quintessential New England Christmas”
Reviewed December 15, 2011

Beautiful New England street to travel down, especially at Christmas time. Despite the fact that the Hope St renovation is going on, it doesn't seem to detract from the classic beauty that is a New England street at Christmas. All the houses are is beautiful condition and are decked out for the holidays. Definetly worth driving down for a look!

Visited December 2011
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2 Thank christajaye
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