Gillette Castle

Fodor’s Travel is naming Gillette Castle in E. Haddam, Connecticut as one of “10 UNDER-THE-RADAR ATTRACTIONS IN THE U.S.” Read more at Fodor’s Travel. Gillette Castle was built with field-stone and was home to legendary stage actor, William Gillette. The 184 acre park is situated on a hill overlooking the Connecticut River. Gillette is best […]

Historic Train in Essex

Nothing binds family and friends like the thrill of steam and the adventure of a sightseeing journey. On the Essex Steam Train you can enjoy a two and a half hour, narrated steam train and riverboat excursion through the Connecticut River Valley, so beautiful that the Nature Conservancy named it one of the “last great […]

Essex Riverboat

At Deep River Landing, passengers are escorted onto the Essex Riverboat Becky Thatcher for a 1¼- hour cruise along the Connecticut River. The visual serenity of the river valley is on full display from Becky’s multiple decks. The deep water, coves, inlets, marshes, wildlife, and rocky shoreline are all at once, simply breathtaking! Just as […]