july, 2018

14jul6:00 pm9:00 pmEssex Steam Train And Riverboat Sunset CruisesEssex Steam Train & Riverboat

Event Details

Every Saturday evening through August 25th at 6PM, guests will revel in 360-degree views Connecticut’s storybook countryside. For just $30/person, enjoy this intimate sunset riverboat trip from the boat’s dock in Deep River to the Baldwin Bridge and back again – a breathtaking twilight trip which includes a 15-minute diesel locomotive ride from Essex Station to the Deep River boat launch, a 2-hour cruise on the Connecticut River, and a return train ride.

  • Board the train at Essex Station at 6:00 p.m. for a 6:15 p.m. departure
  • 2-hour cruise down the CT River on the Becky Thatcher riverboat
  • 9:00 p.m. return to Essex Station
  • Food & beverage service is available onboard at the Snack Bar (no BYOB)
  • Due to the timing and duration of the cruise, the Sunset Cruise is not recommended to children under the age of 10.

The train will return passengers back to Essex Station feeling refreshed, inspired, and filled with the serenity that only a gorgeous sunset experience can provide. Space is limited, so visit http://essexsteamtrain.com/ and purchase your tickets today!


(Saturday) 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Essex Steam Train & Riverboat

1 Railroad Ave

Essex Steam Train & Riverboat1 Railroad AveThe Valley Railroad Company, operating the Essex Steam Train & Riverboat, has been serving the lower Connecticut River Valley since 1971. Our company’s mission is to keep alive the rich mechanical, industrial, and transportation heritage of our state through the ongoing operation of vintage steam and diesel locomotives, passenger coaches, and the facilities and infrastructure to support these. We welcome visitors from throughout the state of Connecticut, the New England region, and from all over the world to ride our railroad, relax aboard our riverboat, and visit our unique facilities.

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