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5 Connecticut Small Towns to Explore with Kids is proud to partner with some of Connecticut’s most popular bloggers for ideas, insights and inspirations from the people who are lucky enough to call Connecticut home. This CT Ambassadors article is from our friends at Mommy Poppins Connecticut

Cities like New York and Boston can be fun, but just a short drive to Connecticut and you'll find 169 inviting towns that dot the countryside, hills, and coastline. Whether you’re looking for outdoor adventures, wonderful museums with fun family programing, or just strolling charming town centers, browsing the shops and enjoying great food, you can find it all in these small towns in Connecticut. 

Exploring in Kent

Hike around Kent Falls and enjoy stunning views. (Above)

If you ever want to feel like a Gilmore Girl (and who doesn’t?), then Kent is for you! This quintessential town is a prime example of the charm of Litchfield County. Beautiful countryside (check), charming village (check) packed calendar of seasonal festivals (check, check, and check!) Perhaps the most “Kent” thing to do is take a hike up Kent Falls and enjoy a picnic. While you're there, hop on a ride with the Bicycle Tour Company, which offers rentals and cycling excursions for all levels.

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