Calendar

Aug 22 all-day Essex Steam Train & Riverboat
Summer Family Picnic Package: ONLY $99! ($159 value) Just in time for the best of summer, we’re introducing a great lunch and excursion package that includes: A train and boat ride for two adults and... Read more »
Aug 23 all-day Essex Steam Train & Riverboat
Summer Family Picnic Package: ONLY $99! ($159 value) Just in time for the best of summer, we’re introducing a great lunch and excursion package that includes: A train and boat ride for two adults and... Read more »
Aug 23 @ 11:00 am Essex Steam Train & Riverboat
Essex Steam Train & Riverboat’s 2½-hour journey begins at the historic 1892 Essex Station for a 12-mile, narrated round-trip into the heart of the unspoiled Connecticut River Valley – designated “one of the last great... Read more »
Aug 23 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm Essex Steam Train & Riverboat
New to the schedule at Essex Station this year is Rhythm by the Rails, a live lawn concert series throughout the summer. All bands perform rain or shine from 6:30-8:00 pm on the lawn of... Read more »
Aug 24 all-day Essex Steam Train & Riverboat
Summer Family Picnic Package: ONLY $99! ($159 value) Just in time for the best of summer, we’re introducing a great lunch and excursion package that includes: A train and boat ride for two adults and... Read more »
Aug 24 @ 11:00 am Essex Steam Train & Riverboat
Essex Steam Train & Riverboat’s 2½-hour journey begins at the historic 1892 Essex Station for a 12-mile, narrated round-trip into the heart of the unspoiled Connecticut River Valley – designated “one of the last great... Read more »
Aug 24 @ 11:15 am Essex Steam Train & Riverboat
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... Read more »
Aug 25 all-day Essex Steam Train & Riverboat
Summer Family Picnic Package: ONLY $99! ($159 value) Just in time for the best of summer, we’re introducing a great lunch and excursion package that includes: A train and boat ride for two adults and... Read more »
Aug 25 @ 11:00 am Essex Steam Train & Riverboat
Essex Steam Train & Riverboat’s 2½-hour journey begins at the historic 1892 Essex Station for a 12-mile, narrated round-trip into the heart of the unspoiled Connecticut River Valley – designated “one of the last great... Read more »
Aug 25 @ 6:00 pm Essex Steam Train & Riverboat
Essex Steam Train is taking our Sunset Cruises to a whole new height with Music on the Becky Thatcher! This summer, we’re hosting a concert series on our riverboat for guests to delight in great... Read more »
Aug 25 @ 7:00 pm Essex Steam Train & Riverboat
All Aboard the elegant Essex Clipper for a four-course meal served in beautifully restored 1920’s Pullman diners, pulled by a vintage diesel locomotive. Relax and reconnect while our 2½-hour, scenic journey soothes away the stress... Read more »
Aug 26 all-day Essex Steam Train & Riverboat
Summer Family Picnic Package: ONLY $99! ($159 value) Just in time for the best of summer, we’re introducing a great lunch and excursion package that includes: A train and boat ride for two adults and... Read more »
Aug 26 @ 11:00 am Essex Steam Train & Riverboat
Essex Steam Train & Riverboat’s 2½-hour journey begins at the historic 1892 Essex Station for a 12-mile, narrated round-trip into the heart of the unspoiled Connecticut River Valley – designated “one of the last great... Read more »
Aug 26 @ 6:00 pm Essex Steam Train & Riverboat
The Essex Steam Train & Riverboat launches Friday and Saturday Night Sunset Cruises aboard the Becky Thatcher, a lovely ride down the Connecticut River from the boat’s dock in Deep River to the Baldwin Bridge... Read more »
Aug 26 @ 7:00 pm Essex Steam Train & Riverboat
All Aboard the elegant Essex Clipper for a four-course meal served in beautifully restored 1920’s Pullman diners, pulled by a vintage diesel locomotive. Relax and reconnect while our 2½-hour, scenic journey soothes away the stress... Read more »
Aug 27 all-day Essex Steam Train & Riverboat
Summer Family Picnic Package: ONLY $99! ($159 value) Just in time for the best of summer, we’re introducing a great lunch and excursion package that includes: A train and boat ride for two adults and... Read more »
Aug 27 @ 11:00 am Essex Steam Train & Riverboat
Essex Steam Train & Riverboat’s 2½-hour journey begins at the historic 1892 Essex Station for a 12-mile, narrated round-trip into the heart of the unspoiled Connecticut River Valley – designated “one of the last great... Read more »
Aug 27 @ 4:00 pm Essex Steam Train & Riverboat
All Aboard the elegant Essex Clipper for a four-course meal served in beautifully restored 1920’s Pullman diners, pulled by a vintage diesel locomotive. Relax and reconnect while our 2½-hour, scenic journey soothes away the stress... Read more »
Sep 1 @ 11:00 am Essex Steam Train & Riverboat
Essex Steam Train & Riverboat’s 2½-hour journey begins at the historic 1892 Essex Station for a 12-mile, narrated round-trip into the heart of the unspoiled Connecticut River Valley – designated “one of the last great... Read more »
Sep 1 @ 11:15 am Essex Steam Train & Riverboat
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... Read more »
Sep 1 @ 5:00 pm Essex Steam Train & Riverboat
Take the Becky Thatcher Riverboat to a spectacular natural phenomenon as hundreds of thousands of Tree and Barn Swallows converge on the lower Connecticut River and swarm as a beautifully choreographed flock over Goose Island.... Read more »
Sep 1 @ 7:00 pm Essex Steam Train & Riverboat
All Aboard the elegant Essex Clipper for a four-course meal served in beautifully restored 1920’s Pullman diners, pulled by a vintage diesel locomotive. Relax and reconnect while our 2½-hour, scenic journey soothes away the stress... Read more »
Sep 2 @ 10:00 am Essex Steam Train & Riverboat
SAYBROOK SPECIAL: Since The Valley Railroad Company was chartered in 1969, nearly every piece of preserved railroad equipment in its museum collection, including steam and diesel locomotives, passenger cars, and work equipment, has arrived at... Read more »
Sep 2 @ 5:00 pm Essex Steam Train & Riverboat
All Aboard the elegant Essex Clipper for a four-course meal served in beautifully restored 1920’s Pullman diners, pulled by a vintage diesel locomotive. Relax and reconnect while our 2½-hour, scenic journey soothes away the stress... Read more »
Sep 2 @ 5:00 pm Essex Steam Train & Riverboat
Take the Becky Thatcher Riverboat to a spectacular natural phenomenon as hundreds of thousands of Tree and Barn Swallows converge on the lower Connecticut River and swarm as a beautifully choreographed flock over Goose Island.... Read more »
Sep 3 @ 10:00 am Essex Steam Train & Riverboat
SAYBROOK SPECIAL: Since The Valley Railroad Company was chartered in 1969, nearly every piece of preserved railroad equipment in its museum collection, including steam and diesel locomotives, passenger cars, and work equipment, has arrived at... Read more »
Sep 3 @ 4:00 pm Essex Steam Train & Riverboat
All Aboard the elegant Essex Clipper for a four-course meal served in beautifully restored 1920’s Pullman diners, pulled by a vintage diesel locomotive. Relax and reconnect while our 2½-hour, scenic journey soothes away the stress... Read more »
Sep 7 @ 6:30 pm Essex Steam Train & Riverboat
On Thursday September 7 from 6:30 pm -9:15 pm, join us as we host a night of refined pleasures on our popular Cigar & Whiskey Cruise designed for adults only. Ride our vintage train &... Read more »
Sep 8 @ 11:00 am Essex Steam Train & Riverboat
Essex Steam Train & Riverboat’s 2½-hour journey begins at the historic 1892 Essex Station for a 12-mile, narrated round-trip into the heart of the unspoiled Connecticut River Valley – designated “one of the last great... Read more »
Sep 8 @ 5:00 pm Essex Steam Train & Riverboat
Take the Becky Thatcher Riverboat to a spectacular natural phenomenon as hundreds of thousands of Tree and Barn Swallows converge on the lower Connecticut River and swarm as a beautifully choreographed flock over Goose Island.... Read more »