The town of Kent might not be a place you’ve heard of before, but after a visit to this remote and beautiful town, Kent will always have its place on the map! Kent offers one veterinary clinic to keep your pup healthy and ready for your next adventure.
In Kent, you and your pup will be spoilt for choice when it comes to natural areas, preserves, trails and state parks! For a rush of outdoor adrenaline, take a stroll in Kent Falls State Park to discover dramatic 250-foot waterfalls amid shady hiking trails. If you and Fido prefer to relax in the sun, Kent’s 95-acre Lake Waramaug State Park offers picnic areas, fishing, swimming, and seasonal campgrounds.
Downtown Kent offers the charming simplicity of a countryside town. Dine at the Villager, where you and your pup can enjoy Mexican flavors with an American twist. Kent also offers a variety of vacation rentals situated in cozy cabins and cottages. Try out the Spirit Horse Farm to experience true countryside living.
Whether just passing through or staying for a while, discover Kent to enjoy a breath of fresh air with your four-legged pal.
For more dog-friendly options, take a drive just beyond Kent’s town borders. Just east of Kent is the nearby town of Warren, named after the Revolutionary War General, Joseph Warren. Here at Anita Way, explore the Above All State Park to discover war remnants in this 31-acre natural park. Keep your pup on a leash while you explore the area. For a peaceful night’s sleep, just a paw away is the dog-friendly Hummingbird Haven Guest Cottage. Enjoy the sights and sounds of nature in this countryside-style rental offering low-rates with a “home away from home” feel.
On the opposite side of Kent’s town borders lies the State of New York. Take a short fifteen-minute drive to reach the nearby town of Wingdale, where you and Fido can feast on smokey and savory favorites at the pup-friendly Big W’s Roadside Bar-B-Que. This #1 rated BBQ shack is known for having “the best barbecue around for a twenty mile radius” so don’t hesitate to stop in for a pawrific dining experience. If traveling with friends or family, the nearby Idyllic Retreat in Dutchess County offers a gorgeous (and best of all, furry-friendly) 3-bedroom rental with full access to the house and swimming pool. Everybody is sure to have a tail-waggin’ good time!
A short drive to the nearby rural town of Washington brings you and Fido even more delicious oppawtunities. You can dine on farm-fresh ingredients at Washington Depot’s local Hidden Valley Eatery. When the weather is nice, you and your pup can enjoy a meal together outside at one of their fur-friendly tables. For more dog-friendly options, seek out the G.W. Tavern for cozy comfort food that’ll satisfy even Fido’s appetite. Order the favorite dishes such as the beer-battered fish and chips, buffalo wings, or honey grilled shrimp. Just make sure to bring a handkerchief so you and your puppy pal don’t leave drool everywhere!