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“kids might like the trip”

Sheffield Island Ferry
Ranked #5 of 38 things to do in Norwalk
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed September 8, 2012

The family found nothing to do on the island. That part was disappointing. Trouble with parking. That may or may not have changed. KIds had never been on a ferry so that was a highlight for as long as it lasted. I recall it being pricy. -- what isn't now a days?

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Reviewed August 26, 2012

I took the ferry with my family on a Sunday in August, and I really enjoyed it! The trip out and back from the island is so scenic, and the tour guide filled us in on lots of information about the local waterfront. Sheffield island itself is very pretty, with great views and a very nice lighthouse that you can tour. I highly recommend the trip for a couples day trip or a family outing.

2  Thank Walker1986
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Reviewed August 4, 2012

Norwalk has about 16 islands making a cute archipelago just about a mile offshore. The tidiest way to see them, and even get out on one to walk around a bit, is the Sheffield Island Ferry. Bring your own sunblock and a snack, cuz there are VERY few amenities on the island. But, wow what a surprise; islands off Norwalk. Pick a day with nice weather and the trip will just make you smile.

2  Thank Roger B
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Reviewed July 25, 2012

Took about an hour, and was lots of fun on a beautiful July day.
Had a snack at the snack bar, but wished there was more food to buy. Nonetheless, the scenery was lovely right on the Long Island Sound, The boat ride back was equally enjoyable.

2  Thank glynnNorwalk
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Reviewed June 24, 2012

We thoroughly enjoyed our afternoon on Sheffield Island! The ferry ride to the island was smooth, relaxing and interesting, as one of the crew members pointed out the landmark sights along the way and was extremely knowledgeable - we even saw egret nests! We had never been to Sheffield Island before, so we're amazed at the bygone beauty of it's historical lighthouse, built in the 1800's. We walked the trails,took pictures, had a snack, then set up chairs we had brought and just took in the unspoiled beauty. There were families with kids, you can bring coolers, frisbees, and there are picnic tables and covered areas. We loved our day on Sheffield Island and plan on going back often.

3  Thank DaniQuinton
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