Things To Do

The Cornwall Inn’s central location makes a convenient home base for your visit to the area. We are also just minutes away from area private schools: Kent, South Kent, Marvelwood, Hotchkiss, Salisbury, The Gunnery and Indian Mountain. So whether you are considering a private school in the area or simply exploring New England, we are the perfect spot to rest your head at the end of the day!

DAY TRIPS

Just the drive to get there is a vacation!

Kent Falls State Park | www.ct.gov

One of the country’s most beautiful, natural waterfalls.  Walking and hiking through the woods near the falls, and fishing.

The Appalachian Trail | www.appalachiantrail.org

Enjoy short or long-term hiking and backpacking on historic U.S. trail. Exceptional wildlife and bird watching.

Sloane-Stanley Museum | www.cultureandtourism.org

Early American artifacts in one of the finest small museums in the country. Extensive collection of tools and implements of noted author and artist, Eric Sloane.

Mohawk State Ski Area www.mohawkmnt.com

One of Connecticut’s finest downhill skiing and snowboarding resorts

Fly Fishing | www.dryflies.com |www.housatonicanglers.com | www.flyfishct.com

Canoe Tours/Kayaking/White Water Rafting www.clarkeoutdoors.com

Music Mountain | www.musicmountain.org

Weekend concerts from June through September.

Macedonia State Park | www.ct.gov

Indian reservation/ancient burial grounds with archaeological interest. 1400-foot elevation has exceptional mountain views. Fishing, hiking & cross-country skiing.

Lime Rock Race Track | www.limerock.com

Auto racing fans and drivers flock to this track and famous auto racing school.

Housatonic River | www.ct.gov

Drift-boat trips on the scenic Housatonic for trout and small-mouth bass fishing; rafting and canoeing.

White Memorial | www.whitememorialcc.org

This wooded property hosts hiking and running paths, wildlife museum and indoor bird sanctuary. Trails are included on the path of the world-famous Litchfield Hills Road Race.

Sharon Playhouse | www.sharonplayhouse.org

Professional summer theatre and art gallery on New York-Connecticut border.

Country Fairs/Pick-your-own | www.goshenfair.org

The area offers a host of large to small country fairs, including the Goshen Fair, along with farms offering in-season pick your-own produce including apples, strawberries, raspberries, blueberries and pumpkins.

Antique shops & Art Galleries |

The entire Northwest Corner of Connecticut, from the downtown streets of Torrington to the stops along the way in Litchfield, Kent and Goshen house all types of art galleries and antique and specialty shops.

Litchfield Jazz Festival www.litchfieldjazzfestival.com