Over the last 4 years spanning 2 college searches I have visited well over 50 colleges/universities, most of them in the elite category. I also have read in detail about more than a 100 of the usual suspects. I attended a pretty special LAC in its own right, one "ranked" higher than Kenyon.
Kenyon is a special, magical place. There is time for what Kenyon doesn't offer (urban environment, perhaps some specialty areas) in grad school or in one's early career, but for my money Kenyon is tough to beat for an undergrad experience. I am sure there are a few out there that compare, but there are not many. I cannot recommend the school highly enough.