Cruisin’ Connecticut – Essex Steam Train + Riverboat


ESSEX, Conn. (WTNH) – Ryan Kristafer climbs aboard the Essex Steam Train + Riverboat to show you the family-fun experience, taking you back in time along the Connecticut River.

The Valley Railroad Company has been around since 1868, so you’re immersed in a ride through history. 

You can hop on the historic steam train, and enjoy the beautiful views, with a guided narration of the local wildlife. 

Then, you embark on an adventure on the water, riding the Riverboat upstream up to the Goodspeed Opera House. 

Learn more about the Essex Steam Train and Riverboat, and their special events. 

The Essex Steam Train is located: 1 Railroad Ave, Essex, CT 06426

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