Sunset Cruise

August 4, 2017 @ 6:00 pm
Essex Steam Train & Riverboat
1 Railroad Ave
Essex, CT 06426

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 and back again. The experience includes a 15-minute diesel engine train ride to and from the train station in Essex to the boat in Deep River; a 2-hour cruise on the river, and 360-degree views of some of Connecticut’s prettiest countryside. Food and beverages are available for purchase at the Becky Thatcher’s Snack Bar.

  • Board the train at Essex Station for a 6:15 pm departure
  • 2-hour cruise down the Connecticut River aboard the Becky Thatcher riverboat
  • Train brings you back to Essex Station approximately 9:00 pm
  • Food and beverage service are available at the fully stocked bar
    (Due to our liquor permit, no BYOB permitted)
  • Due to the time of day and duration of the cruise, the Sunset Cruise is not recommended for children under 10
  • Tickets are $30, advanced tickets recommended