Destination guide

Explore the natural setting in Kent

Enjoy the area's art galleries, museums and monuments and make a vacation rental your home during your stay in Kent. This walkable city is known for its waterfalls, hiking and parks. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in Kent

Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that Kent has to offer. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Hopkins Vineyard (6.5 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Sharon Audubon Center (9.1 mi / 14.7 km)
  • Steep Rock Preserve (10.6 mi / 17 km)
  • Mohawk Mountain Ski Area (11.5 mi / 18.5 km)
  • Trevor Zoo (11.6 mi / 18.6 km)
  • Livingston Ripley Waterfowl Conservancy (13.2 mi / 21.2 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Kent

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Kent is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Kent Falls State Park (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Macedonia Brook State Park (3 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Lake Waramaug State Park (5 mi / 8 km)
  • Emmanuel Williamson Park (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • Above All State Park (6.8 mi / 11 km)
  • Sharon Audubon Center (9.1 mi / 14.7 km)

Transportation to and around Kent

Fly into Danbury, CT (DXR-Danbury Municipal), the closest airport, located 24.3 mi (39.2 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Oxford, CT (OXC-Waterbury - Oxford), which is 24.4 mi (39.2 km) away.

Where to stay around Kent?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 177 holiday lettings near Kent. From 109 Houses to 33 Cabins, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Kent for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Kent?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Kent:

  • Litchfield: 161 holiday homes
  • Falls Village: 149 holiday homes
  • Lakeville: 24 holiday homes
  • Washington Depot: 139 holiday homes
  • Bethel: 52 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Kent?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Kent. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Lake Waramaug State Park: 284 holiday lettings
  • Eric Sloane Museum and Kent Iron Furnace: 308 holiday lettings
  • Seven Hearths Museum: 299 holiday lettings
  • Kent Falls State Park: 303 holiday lettings
  • Morrison Gallery: 307 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Kent listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Kent?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 109 Houses in Kent. Our other popular types of Kent holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 33 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 33 self catering accommodations
  • Farmhouses: 10 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Barns and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Kent?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 54 holiday homes with pool available in Kent. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.