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 features

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)
How to get there

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.

How many vacation rentals are available around Kent?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 184 house rentals around Kent. From 118 Houses to 33 Cabins, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Kent is on HomeAway.

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

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Kent:

  • Newtown: 270 vacation rentals
  • Lakeville: 26 vacation rentals
  • Falls Village: 133 vacation rentals
  • Bethel: 61 vacation rentals
  • Cornwall Bridge: 16 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Kent?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Kent. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Macedonia Brook State Park: 329 home rentals
  • Lake Waramaug State Park: 297 home rentals
  • Eric Sloane Museum and Kent Iron Furnace: 325 home rentals
  • Sloane-Stanley Museum: 317 home rentals
  • Seven Hearths Museum: 309 home rentals

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 vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Kent?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 118 Houses in Kent. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Kent include:

  • Cabins: 33 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 33 lodging choices
  • Farmhouses: 9 lodging choices

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Kent?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 55 vacation homes with pool available in Kent.