Kent attractions

Waterfall in Kent

Kent Falls State Park

A rather amazing and popular site, you can walk a quarter-mile to the top – where there's a gushing 70ft waterfall – stopping at various platforms along the way to view the series of different minifalls. There are m…
Sculpture in Kent


Denis Curtiss has turned his yard into a veritable menagerie of cast-iron giraffes, hippos, turtles, elephants, herons and even a few people. They're crafted in Denis' on-site workshop, and many are for sale. If you…
State Park in Kent

Macedonia Brook State Park

This wooded oasis 2 miles north of Kent offers over 80 miles of hiking trails which crest the rocky ridges of Cobble Mountain, affording panoramic views of the valley against a backdrop of the Taconic and Catskill m…
Museum in Kent

Sloane-Stanley Museum

Traditional, though quirky, Sloane-Stanley Museum is a barn full of early American tools and implements – some dating from the 17th century – lovingly collected and arranged by artist and author Eric Sloane. The mus…
Museum in Kent

Connecticut Industrial Museum

Kids love this hands-on outdoor free-for-all cared for by the Connecticut Antique Machinery Association, with all manner of steam-powered locomotives, machines and demonstrations.