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Rocky Hill - Glastonbury Ferry

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Address: Route 160, Rocky Hill, CT
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Whenever I visit Rocky Hill the ferry landing is my first stop and I usually ride it 2 or 3 time in a week.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
UncaWilly
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Whenever I visit Rocky Hill the ferry landing is my first stop and I usually ride it 2 or 3 time in a week.

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East Hartford, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love this ferry, We've taken it many times and it's always a pleasure. To bad it isn't longer but still a great ride on a beautiful day.

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Rocky Hill, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 always nice and it provides community to both Rocky Hill and Glastonbury. It's something that... More 

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Rocky Hill, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 out driving time to get to South Glastonbury/Rocky Hill. The ferry holds three or four... More 

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Thank VMK2014
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 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.

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Thank Marjorie R
Hartford, Connecticut
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 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 ferry.

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Thank Kenneth P
Islip, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 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.

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Thank michele m
Yabucoa, Puerto Rico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

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

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Thank Robert L
Rocky Hill, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 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.

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Providence, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

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

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