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Essex Steam Train & Riverboat Sunset Cruises
July 21, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until August 25, 2018
The Essex Steam Train & Riverboat is offering summertime leisure in its purest form aboard the Becky Thatcher riverboat with Saturday Night Sunset Cruises down the Connecticut River! 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
Cruise Time: 2-hour cruise down the CT River on the Becky Thatcher riverboat
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 essexsteamtrain.com and purchase your tickets today!
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