Group Tours & Packages

Essex offers group travel experiences second to none. From museum exhibitions, walking tours, and boat cruises, to musical theater and more, specialized packages offer diverse entertainment and dining options for small and large groups alike. Take in an exhibit at the Connecticut River Museum or enjoy a show at the Ivoryton Playhouse. Climb aboard the Essex Steam Train or cruise the Connecticut River on the Schooner Mary E. Dine at the historic 1776 Griswold Inn or the award-winning Copper Beech Inn. Explore the arts and great outdoors down river at the Florence Griswold Museum in Old Lyme or up river in East Haddam at the Goodspeed Musical Theater or Gillette’s Castle State Park. Check out the packages below or customize one to fit your own group travel needs.


Stay & Play!
September 7th through December 18, 2016

River Romance at Sunset!
May 30th through October 26th, 2016

Rack, Rail & Sail: A Foliage Event
October 2nd through October 23rd, 2016

Spa & Stay: A Suite Deal
September 25th through November 17th, 2016

Contact Us

Essex Board of Trade, Inc., P.O. Box 322
Essex, CT 06426 860-767-3904 or email