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Things to do in Essex

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Ranked #1 of 12 attractions in Essex
Category: Scenic Railroads; Tours
Owner description: Take one or both tours in combination for a delightful sightseeing excursion through some of the most scenic areas of... more » Owner description: Take one or both tours in combination for a delightful sightseeing excursion through some of the most scenic areas of Connecticut: scenic train ride in restored railroad cars pulled by a coal-fired locomotive and a ride up the Connecticut River by riverboat. « less
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Ranked #2 of 12 attractions in Essex
Category: Specialty Museums

At the foot of Main, on the waterfront, in beautiful historic Essex, the Connecticut River Museum is a jewel of a museum.  Explore New England history, learn about the river and... more »

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Ranked #3 of 12 attractions in Essex
Category: Libraries
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Ranked #4 of 12 attractions in Essex
Category: Spas
Owner description: The Spa of Essex, an elite and elegant day spa, sits on three secluded acres just a short walk from the Essex Village. The... more » Owner description: The Spa of Essex, an elite and elegant day spa, sits on three secluded acres just a short walk from the Essex Village. The Spa of Essex offers more than simply treatments, they promise an experience! Escape, relax and renew. « less
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Ranked #5 of 12 attractions in Essex
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Ranked #6 of 12 attractions in Essex
Category: Specialty Shops

Try Olive Oyl's on your visit to Essex.  Sandwiches with creative names and tastes to match fill the bulk of the menu but there are always an number of other options from salads... more »

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Ranked #7 of 12 attractions in Essex
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Ranked #8 of 12 attractions in Essex
Category: Historic Sites
Home of one of the area's original settlers, William Pratt.
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Ranked #9 of 12 attractions in Essex
Category: Specialty Shops
Shop selling Christmas collectibles all year long.
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Ranked #10 of 12 attractions in Essex
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Category: Specialty Shops
Exotic hat shop.
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Ice cream and chocolate shop.
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