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Rocky Hill - Glastonbury Ferry

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Address: Rocky Hill, CT

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Excellent Service , Quick Ride

Saves alot of driving to get to Glastonbury from Rocky Hill. The Captain and Mate are Super nice and Fabulous at their job.It is such a nostalgic thing to do even if you do not... read more

Reviewed 8 June 2016
michele m
Islip, New York
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Islip, New York
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24 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 June 2016

Saves alot of driving to get to Glastonbury from Rocky Hill. The Captain and Mate are Super nice and Fabulous at their job.It is such a nostalgic thing to do even if you do not need to get to the other side. Great scenery.Quick ride across.

Thank michele m
Yabucoa, Puerto Rico
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124 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 June 2016

On a cool morning we arrived and walked around the pleasant park beside the ferry. The wide river is breath taking.

Thank Robert L
Rocky Hill, Connecticut
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31 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 April 2016

Nice little ride across the narrow CT river. Old tug boat ads the air of old to the ride. Just a few dollars takes your car.

Thank Tim C
Providence, Rhode Island
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 April 2016

Enjoyable ride across the Connecticut River. There is also a snack bar to sit and have a light lunch.

Thank Anita M
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39 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2016

It is the oldest continuously running ferry and a great scenic drive when you get to the other side and make your way through Glastonbury. The ferry itself is an inexpensive way to get out on the water and enjoy a quick boat trip across. The kids always love it and it accepts cars, bikes and pedestrians.

Thank Derek P
Cromwell, Connecticut
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42 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 November 2015

When you have a few extra minutes-take the oldest running ferry from Rocky Hill to Glastonbury and get out of the car and take in the scenery of the CT River for a short ride...better than taking a bridge anyday!

Thank Lquin493
Madison, Connecticut
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314 reviews
162 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2015

This is a short quick ferry ride to get from Rocky Hill to Glastonbury and/or back. The ferry only holds a few cars but it's a short trip so no real back-up. On the Rocky Hill side there is a small park as well as the Shad Row outdoor restaurant. Bring a bite to eat at the park or have... More 

Thank Bradt255
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11 reviews
Reviewed 12 November 2015 via mobile

Just a relaxing short ride. Nice change of scenery from the roads. The owner was quite nice too, and charming.

Thank wildone555
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21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2015 via mobile

Bring a picnic or grab a bite at the shack on the Rocky Hill side. Walk or ride the ferry and enjoy the cool breeze of the river. Let the kids explore nature.

Thank raoh23
Manchester, Connecticut
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81 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2015

I usually do this ferry ride once a year on my bicycle when the weather is nice. It is a nice ride across from Glastonbury to Rocky Hill. It is even nice to ride over and back just for the trip.

Thank daviddQ8181ES

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