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“Ferry, farm stands and fried clams to boot!”

Reviewed September 17, 2013

I took the ferry for the first time last year, 2012, and had such a wonderful (if brief) trip, i went again five more times during the season, even though i had no pressing need to cross the river. Then i discovered the farm stands just down the road on the Glastonbury side, one of which carries such delicacies as quail eggs for a very reasonable price. Now it is a regular treat to take the ferry to Glastonbury, shop at the farm stands, then ferry it home to Rocky Hill. Although i haven't tried it, there is a cafe on the Rocky Hill side of the river where I've heard the fried clams are out of this world. The ferry is very small, carries only two cars at time, but just to stand outside on deck in the quiet river air adds a few minutes of peacefulness to one's day...and is well worth the few dollars a ride costs these days.

Thank Pamela W
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Reviewed September 4, 2013

Great way to get on the "other side" of the Connecticut River. Takes only a few minutes but you enjoy the sights and the enjoyment of traveling this way .I found the crew outgoing and had much knowledge to share.

Thank fred5710
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Reviewed August 14, 2013

Personnel were friendly & informative. Offered sight seeing tips and history of the ferry. Service was great and well worth the time and cost.

Thank Mary E
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Reviewed May 4, 2013

When you're heading across the River and aren't in a hurry, this is a great way to do it. Nice little park with a walking trail and river views on the Glastonbury side. Get there from the center of South Glastonbury, which is quaint, then a short drive through some nice farm and horse country.

Rocky Hill side has a nice little summer lunch spot.

The crossing is only five or ten minutes, and there usually isn't much of wait.

It's always a plesure to take the ferry.

Thank Mark K
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Reviewed April 13, 2013

If you only have a few minutes and you want to get out on the river, this "cruise" is for you, and it will only set you back a few dollars. Half the fun is waiting on the ramp while the ferry docks and you get to watch the goings on on the river. The trip takes all of three to five minutes.

Thank Barbara B
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