Kent

Antiques

Get Back, Inc.

The premier American industrial-modern lighting and furnishings purveyor to homes and businesses around the world. 

Kent Barns
7 Fulling Lane
Kent
860.592.5026
www.getbackinc.com

R.T. Facts

Unusual and beautiful architectural pieces and furniture can be found at this fascinating store. We were once tempted to purchase an old fun house mirror, if that gives any indication of the surprising relics turned objet d’art you might discover here.

www.rtfacts.com

RT Facts

This huge store specializes in classical antiques, bold custom furniture and industrial-inspired furniture. RT Facts has been called the boldest shop in Litchfield County.  

Kent Barns
22 South Main Street & 8 Old Barns Road
Kent
860.927.1700 

Arts

Eckert Fine Art 

This is a leading gallery and consultant on post-war and contemporary art.

Kent Barns
12 Old Barn Road
Kent
860.592.0353
www.janeeckertfineart.com

James Barron Art 

James Barron is a private art dealer specializing in modern and contemporary American and European art, dividing his time between Rome, Italy and Kent, CT.

Kent Barns
17 Old Barn Road
Kent
917.270.8044 
jamesbarronart.com

Morrison Gallery

A wonderful gallery that exhibits the work of emerging regional artists, contemporary luminaries, and modern masters. They represent many local artists such as Robert Andrew Parker and Gary Komarin, as well as legends like Hans Hoffman, Cleve Gray, and Wolf Kahn. The large main gallery allows for the exhibition of major works and large scale sculpture, while adjoining rooms provide a more intimate setting for smaller pieces.
www.morrisongallery.com

Ober Gallery

This art gallery specializes in Contemporary, Russian Non-Conformist, German Neo-Realist, and Reductive Art. 

Kent Barns
6 North Main Street
Kent
860.927.5030 
obergallery.com

The Good Gallery

This art gallery is experimenting with some unique shows. Tim Good, the owner of the gallery, represents a number of talented artists such as Tina Close, Denny Good, Yuka Imata, Leah McCloskey, Ed Muszala, Erin Nazzaro, Eleanor Rahim, Dorrie Rifkin, Katie Réscheidt, Peter Seltzer, and Martha Wakeman. The gallery space is in a charming 1850’s post and beam building.

The Good Gallery
13 Railroad Street
(next to the caboose)
Kent 

860.927.5065
www.thegoodgallerykent.com

Eats

Camps Road Farm

This 50-acre farm in Kent offers pastured eggs and meat from their birds. They have a pastured Chicken & Egg CSA offered throughout the summer with pick-ups at the New Milford Farmers’ Market from May to November. Details for the CSA can be found here.  CSA shares are now available.
In addition to their pastured poultry products, they have a winter Vegetable CSA and they have started 1.4 acres of hops for an on-farm brewery and 1.4 acres of apples for an off-farm distillery.
33 Camps Road
Kent, CT 06757
860.717.0701
www.campsroadfarm.com

J.P. Gifford Market & Catering

If you are strolling along Kent’s picturesque main drag, stop at this popular gathering place to indulge in a hot cup of coffee and an outstanding sandwich. Whenever possible, the proprietors buy locally grown products.  Their takeaway dishes are wonderful and the desserts, muffins and breads are baked on the premises each day. Full service catering.

12 North Main Street
860.592.0200
www.jpgifford.com

Kent Farmers’ Market

Saturdays, 9am – 12noon
May 8 – October 10

Kent Green
Kent

Kingsley Tavern

Take a break while shopping in Kent and grab a seat on the cozy, window-box-lined front porch of the Kingsley Tavern on Main Street. Southwestern American and South Asian offerings dot the menu, with a Saigon sandwich (think Bahn Mi) of pork belly, grilled shrimp, or tofu, and a Southwest Salad with grilled shrimp and fried tortilla strips. Even the Roasted Beet Salad with oranges and citrus vinaigrette takes a Latino turn with toasted pepitas.
Friendly owner Anna Gowan and Chef Charles Dietrich, use locally sourced meat and vegetables to keep it simple with great ingredients, and the menu tells you exactly where, say, that burger comes from (Hurlburt Farms).

Hours: Monday – Closed
Tuesday -Thursday dinner 5-9, bar 4:30-close
Friday dinner 5-9:30, bar 4:30 – close
Saturday brunch 11-3, dinner 5-9:30, bar 10:30-close
Sunday brunch 11-3, dinner 5-8:30, bar 11-close

Kingsley Tavern
14 North Main Street
Kent
860.592.0261
kingsleytavern@gmail.com
kingsleytavern.com

Rock Cobble Farm & Community Farmers Market 


Every Saturday from 9 am -1 pm

Kent Barns
Kent

Swyft

A modern tavern in a historical setting, serving wood-fired, farm-driven pizzas, shareable small plates, and seasonal entrees that aim to both comfort and inspire. Working closely with nearby Rock Cobble Farm, the food at Swyft follows the flavors of the seasons. Wood-fired pizza, craft beers, natural wines, progressive small plates, in a casual fun atmosphere. 

Kent Barns
3 Maple Street, Suite A
Kent
860.592.0404
orehillandswyft.com/swyft

Fitness

Kent Fitness by Workout with Alex Stamatiou

With Alex Stamatiou as your personal trainer, you will work together to find and reach your goals, whether it’s strength and conditioning, functional fitness, weight loss, nutrition counseling or working on problem areas.

Kent Fitness 

27 North Main Street
Kent

W. Rhythm Fitness

Popular Zumba instructor Wanessa Anderson took launched W. Rhythm Fitness Studio in December of 2015, currently the only studio in Litchfield county specializing in Barre workouts. They offer a variety of Barre classes (from beginner to advanced), including YogaBarre, PiYo (fusion of Pilates and Yoga), Piloxing (fusion of standing Pilates, Boxing and aerobics dance), Zumba and Belly Dance Party. As well, the studio holds various workshops such as Restorative Yoga, Latin Dance, Journey Dance and Boxing classes. Coming soon: Tai Chi and Intuitive Movement. The studio is also open for fitness professionals and dancers to rent the space and run their programs. For more information, or to become a member, learn about classes, workshops, schedules, and rates, visit the website below.

Rhythm Fitness
25 North Main Street
Kent
203.788.7818
wanrhythmfitness@gmail.com
www.wrhythmfitness.com

Goods

Backcountry Outfitters

This is the place to shop for outdoor gear. The staff is very knowledgeable. They know the trails, too.
www.bcoutfitters.com

Get Back, Inc.

The premier American industrial-modern lighting and furnishings purveyor to homes and businesses around the world. 

Kent Barns
7 Fulling Lane
Kent
860.592.5026
www.getbackinc.com

H.A. Dunne & Co.

Impressive collection of black and white vintage photographs of New York City, mostly from between 1880 and 1950. As well, antique maps, advertising posters and crate labels and other ephemera. And tasteful frames to boot.

www.hadunne.com

Heron American Craft Gallery

Specializing in artisan-made ceramics, glass and jewelry, there’s also a nice selection of clothing.

www.heronamericancraft.com

House of Books

We like this bookstore for its casual atmosphere. Always interesting displays of books that catch your eye, and help you discover a book you hadn’t heard of. Nice CD music section too.

www.hobooks.com

Ian Ingersoll Cabinetmakers

Simply beautiful, expertly crafted Shaker furniture.

www.ianingersoll.com

Kent Greenhouse and Gardens

We can’t drive past this nursery without being compelled to stop. One can never have too many hostas! From landscaping trees to flowering shrubs, green inspiration surrounds.

www.kentgreenhouseandgardens.com

R.T. Facts

Unusual and beautiful architectural pieces and furniture can be found at this fascinating store. We were once tempted to purchase an old fun house mirror, if that gives any indication of the surprising relics turned objet d’art you might discover here.

www.rtfacts.com

RT Facts

This huge store specializes in classical antiques, bold custom furniture and industrial-inspired furniture. RT Facts has been called the boldest shop in Litchfield County.  

Kent Barns
22 South Main Street & 8 Old Barns Road
Kent
860.927.1700 

Terston

Gorgeous clothing, jewelry and housewares, this is one of our favorites. You won’t be able to leave empty-handed!

www.terston.com

Landmarks

Bull’s Bridge

Bulls Bridge is one of the few functional covered bridges remaining in Connecticut.  Built in 1842, the bridge was one of the few ways to cross the Housatonic River from New York State, and was intended to bring more traffic into the area. In addition to the scenic wooden bridge, the area features waterfalls, rapids, overviews, a small gorge, and hiking trails.
About 3 miles SW of Kent on Bull’s Bridge Road

Eric Sloane Museum & Kent Iron Furnace

Eric Sloane (1905-1985) was a prolific artist, author and illustrator of over 30 books, and an avid collector of Americana. His extensive collection of hand tools is displayed in a building gifted to the State in 1969 by Stanley Works, the Connecticut-based tool manufacturing company, to mark their 125th anniversary. The collection tells a fascinating story about bygone times and the great American heritage of craftsmanship.
31 Kent Cornwall Rd
www.cultureandtourism.org

Kent Iron Furnace

The Kent Iron Furnace, located on the grounds of the Sloane-Stanley Museum, began production of pig iron in 1826 and continued for almost 70 years. The remains of the granite blast furnace with its Gothic arches can be seen just below the museum. A diorama explaining the local iron industry is in the museum lobby.
31 Kent Cornwall Road
www.connecticutexplored.org

Lodgings

Kent Victorian

81 North Main Street
Kent​
kentvictorian.com

The Inn at Kent Falls

This is a lovely inn, tastefully restored, with comfortable, beautifully designed rooms; updated bathrooms; and an outdoor pool. It’s perfectly situated in the heart of the Northwest Corner—a short drive to all of the best restaurants, shopping, art galleries, skiing, nature trails, lakes, and of course, Kent Falls.

107 Kent Cornwall Rd
www.theinnatkentfalls.com

Outdoors

Appalachian Trail River Walk

Part of the legendary Appalachian Trail, the River Walk trail is flat, well maintained and easy to follow. It is about 4 to 5 miles along the river. Enter the trail from either side, Cornwall or Kent. Enjoy the many types of birds, insects, mammals, water fowl, and plant life.
www.ctxguide.com

Cuyler Rink

Ice skating.

South Kent School
40 Bulls Bridge Road
South Kent

Kent Falls State Park

Located 5 miles north of Kent on Route 7, this park has a trail loop that goes over the falls and into the forest, and is a designated trout park. But the main attraction is the stunning waterfall dropping 250 feet in under a quarter mile. There’s swimming in the basin at the bottom of the falls. Beautiful all year round. Bring the kids and have a picnic. Can be crowded on weekends in the summer.
www.berkshirehiking.com

Lake Waramaug State Park

This popular state park consists of 95 acres and is located in Kent. The breathtaking views from the small beach on Lake Waramaug are  wonderful. There’s swimming, picnic tables, barbeque grills, kayak and canoe rentals. The campground is very popular, too.
www.lakewaramaug.com

Nadal Rink

Ice skating.

Kent School
Macedonia Road

Rink at Kent School

If you like open skating, this is the place for you. Check the local papers for schedule.
www.kent-school.edu

Wellness

Strong Core Team Training Wellness Center

Shannon Strong runs this center, offering personal training, massage therapy, nutritional guidance, and much more.

64 Maple Street
Kent
860-248-0165
shannonstrong.com