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Rocky Hill - Glastonbury Ferry

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Farmers market plus a good ride

I've been taking this ferry since I was a kid. I always take advantage of the opportunity to take a... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2016
mbruni611
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Rocky Hill, Connecticut
via mobile
OLDEST AND BEST!

The Rocky Hill Glastonbury Ferry is the oldest continuous operating ferry in the U.S. The ride... read more

Reviewed 26 July 2016
VMK2014
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Rocky Hill, Connecticut
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Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

I've been taking this ferry since I was a kid. I always take advantage of the opportunity to take a ride across the river to get to the farmer's market plus get a nice ride with a cool breeze on the way. The people are...More

Thank mbruni611
Reviewed 26 July 2016

The Rocky Hill Glastonbury Ferry is the oldest continuous operating ferry in the U.S. The ride across the Connecticut River is brief......just a few minutes but one you will enjoy whether you are taking it with your children and family for fun or to cut...More

Thank VMK2014
Reviewed 22 July 2016

This is a trip I take at least once a year. I often go 3-4 times a year. I love the trip and only wish it was a longer ride.

Thank Marjorie R
Reviewed 1 July 2016

The ferry ride was nice however its a very short ride. I did it for the kids and it is something nice and cheap to do. We had a picnic at the picnic tables on the Rocky Hill side before we went across on the...More

Thank Kenneth P
Reviewed 7 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...More

Thank michele m
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
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
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
Reviewed 13 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....More

Thank Derek P
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
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mariagb53
23 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.
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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...
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