Essex Steam Train Foliage Cruise
If you’re looking for a day out where you can enjoy the amazing scenery Connecticut has to offer in the fall Essex Steam Train located in Essex needs to be one of the first stops on your list.
There are a few different options available to riders of the steam train. First there is a Steam Train & Riverboat Excursion, a 2.5-hour nature excursion, available on weekends and weekdays, that takes riders through the valley on vintage train coaches. From there the riders will board the historic Becky Thatcher Riverboat for stunning views of the leaves reflecting off the water on the Connecticut River.
Looking for more culture coupled with the beautiful landscape? The Haddam Special train is a fall foliage excursion that combines a river cruise, sight-seeing, and your choice of culture, shopping, or dining in the towns of Haddam and East Haddam.
Another option is the Essex Clipper Lunch Train that runs every weekend, offering seasonal fare in cozy first class dining cars.
Lastly, if romance is what you’re looking for, the Friday Night Sunset Swallow Cruise would be perfect for you, where you can watch countless barn and tree swallows flock over the river with the colorful fall foliage behind them.
If you are interested in booking a fall journey along the Essex Steam Train we highly suggest you give them a call or visit their website listed below to purchase your tickets today!