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!


Just the drive to get there is a vacation!

Kent Falls State Park |

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

The Appalachian Trail |

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

Sloane-Stanley Museum |

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

One of Connecticut’s finest downhill skiing and snowboarding resorts

Fly Fishing | | |

Canoe Tours/Kayaking/White Water Rafting

Music Mountain |

Weekend concerts from June through September.

Macedonia State Park |

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

Lime Rock Race Track |

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

Housatonic River |

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

White Memorial |

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 |

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

Country Fairs/Pick-your-own |

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