- The list below includes 134 free or cheap things to do in or near Kent, Connecticut, including 112 different types of inexpensive activities like Art Gallery, History Museums, Sculpture Parks and Specialty Museums.
- From Macedonia Brook State Park to Kent Falls State Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Kent and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Poughkeepsie, Hyde Park, Danbury and New Milford.
Oakdale Theatre is a concert venue that hosts a variety of touring musicians, comedians, and other acts. Attractions have included Broadway touring companies, rock bands, rappers, and D.J.s. The Oakdale Theatre also hosts private events.
Noted for the presence an observation tower, museum, and visitor's center, Talcott Mountain State Park is a publicly managed park preserve. The park also features a 1.25 mile hiking trail that winds up the slope to the observation area.
Featuring elevations over 600-ft. above sea level, West Rock Ridge State Park is a scenic public park commonly visited by those who love being in nature. Popular park activities include hiking, boating, fishing, and enjoying the picturesque views throughout.
The whimsically-named Sleeping Giant State Park in Hamden, Connecticut takes its name from its characteristic hill formations. The park is free to visit, but guests who wish to use the parking lot must pay a small fee throughout most of the year.
People, events and objects of historical times in Peekskill and Cortlandt are highlighted at Peekskill Museum. Seven display rooms are offered with exhibits like historic maps, children's toys and cookware from past decades.
The Peekskill Museum is a small historical museum housed within the former Herrick family home of 1878. The museum features several exhibits containing various historical memorabilia, and offers occasional educational programs.
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Blue Back Square, 42 S Main Street, West Hartford, CT 06107 MoreLess Info
A five-screen cinema multiplex affiliated with the Bow Tie Cinema chain, Bow Tie Criterion Cinemas screens contemporary films in a retro-themed atmosphere. It offers a variety of refreshments, including several varieties of coffee and baked goods.
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Blue Back Square, 69 Raymond Road, West Hartford, CT 06107 MoreLess Info
With painting sessions each week, Muse Paintbar & Eatery holds painting instruction in a restaurant and bar venue. They provide the canvas and materials and visitors paint while enjoying a selection of food, wine and beer.
An outdoor haunted attraction, the Trail of Terror features costumed actors and special-effects laden set-pieces that mix a darkly humorous sensibility with ample scares. The trail features a variety of terrains and scenarios.