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Things to do in Kent

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Park
“One of the most photographed waterfalls in Connecticut and New England, Kent Falls is best viewed in spring. However, the falls are spectacular throughout the year if you're brave enough to visit in the winter, it's worth the walk in the snow.”
  • 41 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Good food and atmosphere in a town that you can walk around in before or after. ”
  • 12 locals recommend
Restaurant
“This is a modern tavern in a historical farmhouse setting. Wood fired pizzas, shareable small plates, seasonal entrees. Located in Kent CT.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Bridge
“You will pass this old covered bridge on your way to Kent Falls, it is an awesome 2.1 mile loop along the Housatonic River. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“The IGA in Kent is a great little grocery store. You will find virtually everything you need! ”
  • 5 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Tasty dishes served up by long-time purveyors, nice wine selection, live music on a regular basis.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Park
“Beautiful springs and streams run through the 2,300 acre park. The park's exciting terrain has resulted from the slow wearing down of its hard rock formation base. The Blue Trail crosses Cobble Mountain and several other peaks, offering outstanding views of the Catskills and Taconics. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Brewery
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“Cozy and friendly are the best ways to describe this brewery set in the wooded hills above Kent and Lake Warmaug. Take a tour, sample the local brews, and then relax with a pint of your favorite beer and make new friends.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Cafe
“If you are looking for great coffee first thing in the morning, check out the Kent Coffee and Chocolate shop. As the name suggests, they have great coffee and delicious chocolates (and ice cream).”
  • 8 locals recommend
Gourmet Shop
“Great sandwiches, soups, and baked goods with some seating inside and some street-side seating.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Popular in the summer, Lake Waramug state park offers a small beach with swimming area and lots of shady picnic spots along the lake. You can also launch a kayak or paddleboard here, or use this as a starting point for a scenic bike ride around the lake (about a 7.75 mile ride). This is a fabulous leaf-peeping area in the fall. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Museum
“Wonderful museum and home to the Connecticut Antique Machinery Association.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Regular sit-down breakfast and lunch fare, but go for the Mexican specials. Tuesday nights during the summer the owners open for Mexican Night and cook specialties from their home country; reservations needed, it's popular with locals, and fun to sit outside and watch the world go by.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Cafe
  • 2 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Enjoy drinks and dining in an old colonial style tavern, with an historic atmosphere. From pub fare to more elegant dinners, Bulls' Bridge Inn also features a fresh and delicious salad bar.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Park
  • 3 locals recommend

Top restaurants

American Restaurant
“Good food and atmosphere in a town that you can walk around in before or after. ”
  • 12 locals recommend
Restaurant
“This is a modern tavern in a historical farmhouse setting. Wood fired pizzas, shareable small plates, seasonal entrees. Located in Kent CT.”
  • 10 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“Tasty dishes served up by long-time purveyors, nice wine selection, live music on a regular basis.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Gourmet Shop
“Great sandwiches, soups, and baked goods with some seating inside and some street-side seating.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Regular sit-down breakfast and lunch fare, but go for the Mexican specials. Tuesday nights during the summer the owners open for Mexican Night and cook specialties from their home country; reservations needed, it's popular with locals, and fun to sit outside and watch the world go by.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Cafe
  • 2 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“Enjoy drinks and dining in an old colonial style tavern, with an historic atmosphere. From pub fare to more elegant dinners, Bulls' Bridge Inn also features a fresh and delicious salad bar.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Bar
“My favorite restaurant in town. - Indoor and outdoor dining. -Bar and restaurant seating. ”
  • 2 locals recommend

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