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Essex Steam Train & Connecticut River Cruise September 28th

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A very special day along the Connecticut River!  This unique train and river cruise connection takes you on a ten-mile scenic ride aboard an authentic 19th Century steam train.  Followed after by a one-hour narrated riverboat cruise, past hilltop mansions with thrilling views of Gillette Castle and the East Haddam Swing Bridge.  Your informative narrator will tell you about the history of the area.  The day includes lunch and, time permitting, an oppourtunity for browsing and shopping at Olde Mistick Village.

Essex Steam Train & Connecticut River Cruise
  • Round-trip coach transportation including drive and Celebration Tours II tour director. Refreshments and appropriate rest stops along the way.
  • Ten mile scenic ride aboard a 19th-century steam train.
  • Relaxing 1-hour riverboard cruise on the beautiful Connecticut River, past hilltop mansions and Gillette Castle.
  • Lunch at the Griswold Inn. Lunch will include: house salad of gathered greens, hot rolls, chef's choice of starch and vegetable, apple turnover with whipped cream and your choice of entrée: sautéed chicken breast with lemon caper beurre blanc or sliced sirloin with port reduction.
  • Time to shop and browse at Olde Mistick Village in Mystic, CT (or similar).
  • Gratuities for all tour features, except drive and tour director.

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