Summer Family Picnic Package – only $99!
Train and boat ride for 2 adults and 2 children, box lunches and discounted rates for extra passengers in your party.Read more
You’ve asked, we’ve listened. Our friends and followers want to know the planned sale dates for both our evening (North Pole Express) and daytime (Santa Special) trains.Read more
Rhythm by the Rails
New to the schedule at Essex Station this year is Rhythm by the Rails, a FREE live lawn concert series throughout the summer.Learn more!
Music on the Riverboat
Essex Steam Train is taking our Sunset Cruises to a whole new height with Music on the Becky Thatcher! Enjoy classic Dixie music in June, Sea Shanty Night in July and Country Music Night in August. Don’t miss the fun!Learn more!
Sunset, Cigar & Whiskey Cruise
September 7 - BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND!
Join an exclusive group of cigar and whiskey enthusiasts aboard our vintage train and Becky Thatcher riverboat for a sunset cruise along the Connecticut River. Sample each of our three signature premium whiskeys accented with a hand-rolled, CT-wrapped cigar.Learn more!
Brats and Beer Cruise
Join us for our “three B” cruise! Beer, Bratwurst, and Beautiful Fall foliage on the Connecticut River.Learn more!