August 3, 2020

Connecticut River Museum Fall Foliage Cruises

Schooner Mary E sails the Connecticut River through October with a glorious change of season view

Essex, CT – Once again leaf peepers and nature lovers alike can enjoy a glorious, new perspective on New England’s change of season from the peaceful waters of the Connecticut River.  The Connecticut River Museum, located on the scenic Essex waterfront, has announced the schedule for river cruises aboard the historic schooner Mary E now through October. 

Afternoon excursions, which run for 1.5 hours and include admission to the museum’s exhibits and galleries, are $26 per adult and $16 for children age 12 and under.  Two hour sunset sails are $30 per person, all ages.  Group tours and private charters are also available.   

For information on daily departure times and group charters, call 860-767-8269 or go to  

The Connecticut River Museum, located at 67 Main Street, Essex, CT, is a private, non-profit organization dedicated to preserving the cultural heritage and natural beauty of New England’s Great River.