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. Get your romance back on track with a unique date night in Essex.Find Out More
Late Summer / Early Fall
We’re still steaming and sailing! Steam Train & Riverboat departures Friday through Sunday (plus Labor Day). Essex Clipper Dinner Train departs Saturday at 5:00 pm and Sunday at 4:00 pm. The leaves will be starting to turn before you know it!Find Out More!
Steam Train & Riverboat Lunch Excursion
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.Find Out More