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Rocky Hill - Glastonbury Ferry

293 Meadow Rd, Rocky Hill, CT 06067-1606
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Road signs say open from April

We went out of our way to use the ferry only to find that it was closed. It was May 10th. It was a... read more

Reviewed 24 May 2017
Penel0peE
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Leicestershire UK
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ey this is the oldest continuous ferry service in America(I believe) so take the 10 minute ride in your automobile or b

Hey this is considered the oldest continuous operating ferry in America(I believe). However it only... read more

Reviewed 26 March 2017
James H
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Glastonbury, CT
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293 Meadow Rd, Rocky Hill, CT 06067-1606
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Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

We went out of our way to use the ferry only to find that it was closed. It was May 10th. It was a long way back to Rocky Hills. No explanation so I don't know if it was just that day. There were several...More

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Reviewed 26 March 2017

Hey this is considered the oldest continuous operating ferry in America(I believe). However it only runs during the summer months. So support history and the ferry by taking your automobile or bicycle across the serene Connecticut River for a few bucks which travels between Glastonbury...More

Thank James H
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Reviewed 18 January 2017

This is the oldest running ferry in the U.S. It crosses the Connecticut River to Glastonbury. You can take your car over or bicycles. Or you can board the ferry on foot and just ride over and back. Runs seasonally only.

Thank pamela r
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Reviewed 27 November 2016

It's always a treat for guests visiting us in Rocky Hill to take a quick ride across the river on the Ferry. Always a friendly staff.

Thank Gerard S
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Reviewed 19 November 2016

Its a ferry, its short, its old. But if you are into that sort of thing it is awesome. I have gone across by bike and then ridden out to the center of Glastonbury for coffee a few times, or driven across just for fun....More

Thank CTDB
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Reviewed 12 August 2016

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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Reviewed 8 August 2016

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.

Thank Jaguar002
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Reviewed 8 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
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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

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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
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mariagb53
24 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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