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Rocky Hill - Glastonbury Ferry

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Enjoy this short excursion on one of the oldest continuously running ferries in CT. A lovely way... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Pictureous Ride

A lovey short ride about 10 minutes across the CT River from Rocky Hill to South Glastonbury for... read more

Reviewed 3 July 2018
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293 Meadow Rd, Rocky Hill, CT 06067-1606
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All reviews across the river connecticut river nice ride great place to eat read a book great boat long poles lots of fun crossing tug bike raft diesel cyclists treasure fall
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enjoy this short excursion on one of the oldest continuously running ferries in CT. A lovely way to get across the river in a short amount of time. Fun to do with kids.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank WeBvacations
Reviewed 17 July 2018

We live down the road and take the ferry to get to Rocky Hill more quickly than driving all the way around. My wife doesn't like driving on the highway, so she takes the ferry for that reason. However, many times the ferry isn't running...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Peter Q
Reviewed 3 July 2018

A lovey short ride about 10 minutes across the CT River from Rocky Hill to South Glastonbury for only $5.00 per car.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank LizPacW
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Very exciting as I child I remember taking the ferry to Glastonbury! Now my children can experience this history!

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank icurokruok2
Reviewed 3 June 2018

The Rocky Hill - Glastonbury ferry is the longest continuously running ferry in America. Starting in 1655 with a raft and long poles, replaced later by a horse on a treadmill, then steam engine power, now a diesel tug and a 3 car open float...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank William S
Reviewed 14 February 2018

Short ride to cross over to Glastonbury from rocky hill over the CT river. Each trip cost 5$ for car, kids and dogs love it and you save time. Closed in winter for couple of months.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank FoodieMusafir
Reviewed 5 January 2018

great little 5 minute across Ct river to either Glastonbury or Rocky hill. Fun with kids or to sit and relax. nice pier/docks to walk or sit, relax, read a book on. great place to eat on R.H. side. Glastonbury side is near downtown glastonbury...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank lauriehK8618AH
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

The RH/Glastonbury Ferry is great way to cross the Connecticut River from RH to Glastonbury. On the RH side there is a great sea food shack with outdoor seating with great views of the Connecticut River as boats pass by. There is a great boat...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank jnorman192
Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

I have memories of this ferry since I was a kid and I still love taking a ride. My puppy Chloe loves the ferry and the drive into Glastonbury with all the farmers markets close by. This tiny treasure brings everyone together.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank mbruni611
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Nice way to cross the river on a fall day. Its worth it to do at least once if you are out and about and running around in the area. Bring cash - $6 on weekends for a car. If you’re in a car, you’ll...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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24 April 2016|
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Response from Bradt255 | Reviewed this property |
It's off of Route 160 straight across from Ferry Park in Rocky Hill.
Peter A
15 August 2015|
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Response from Mimi S | Reviewed this property |
Probably not. It is a 6 minute ride across the river...