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Friday Night is Date Night in Essex!
July 10 - Sept 4

Friday night is the time to relax, reconnect, and make memories. The Becky Thatcher sails the Connecticut River every Friday evening during the golden hours of sunset. Or board the Essex Clipper for a four-course meal served in restored Pullman cars. Get your romance back on track with a unique date night in Essex.

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Passengers from the Past
August 8-9, 15-16, 22-23, and 29-30

Our Passengers from the Past experience is designed to take passengers back in time alongside popular historic figures. Coming in 2015: William & Helen Gillette, Mark Twain, and Babe Ruth!

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Steam Train & Riverboat Lunch Excursion
Select Weekdays

Enjoy a 3-course lunch aboard restored 1920’s Pullman dining cars as part of a 3.75 hour lunch, train and riverboat sightseeing excursion. Let our attentive staff transport you back to an era when rail travel was king, and eating in the “diner” was a delicious special occasion.

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