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Essex, Connecticut

  • Becky Thatcher

    Includes hour-long cruise aboard the Becky Thatcher to enjoy the view of the Connecticut River shoreline. Passengers change from steam train to riverboat at Deep River Landing....
    Becky Thatcher
  • RiverQuest

    Experience the Connecticut River aboard RiverQuest. 90-minute daytime cruise Essex Harbor and the lower Connecticut River, eagle cruises, and educational expeditions available....
    RiverQuest

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Connecticut River Museum

Housed in an 1878 Steamboat Dock warehouse located on the waterfront, the museum tells the Connecticut River Valley story in four galleries, with a working reproduction of the American Turtle, America?

Essex, CT Museums

Griswold Inn

1776 inn with an outstanding art collection, riverboat decor, furnished with antiques. 31 rooms with private bath (14 suites, eight with fireplace)

Essex, CT Lodging

RiverQuest

Experience the Connecticut River aboard RiverQuest. 90

Essex, CT Cruises

Historic Villages of Essex

The historic villages of Essex (Centerbrook, Essex & Ivroyton)

Essex, CT Historic Districts

Essex Steam Train & Riverboat Ride

Ride in 1920's coaches pulled by an authentic steam locomotive. Then, board the river boat Becky Thatcher and cruise along the Connecticut River. Gift shop, snack shop, special events. Dinner train (May-Oct.)

Essex, CT Excursions

Things to do near Essex, CT

New Britain Rock Cats

Member of the Eastern League, AA professional baseball; Minnesota Twins affiliate....

Burlington State Fish Hatchery

Fish production facility where 118,000 pounds of trout and salmon are raised each year to stock state waters; hiking trails i...

Quarry Ridge Golf Club

Course Access: PublicHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 7 days...

Heritage Trails Sightseeing Tours

Two-hour guided narrated tours of Hartford and Farmington in air-conditioned mini-bus. Departs daily from Hartford and Farmin...

Nitey Nite Motel

22 units, TV....