Gillette Castle State Park Travel Guide

  • GILLETTE CASTLE
    GILLETTE CASTLE
    by JERRYDOUGHERTY
  • Gillette Castle State Park
    by JERRYDOUGHERTY
  • VIEW FROM GILLETTE CASTLE
    VIEW FROM GILLETTE CASTLE
    by JERRYDOUGHERTY

Gillette Castle State Park Things to Do

  • Chester - Hadlyme Ferry

    by vertov Updated Nov 24, 2003

    If you want to experience a more rural version of Connecticut, take the Ferry across the Connecticut River to East Haddam and the Gillette Castle. (Make sure you end up on the West side of the river.) It only cost us a couple of dollars and took only about 10 minutes to cross the river. The ferry is a two car ferry - very nice and leisurely. Gives you excellent glimpses of the castle on the hill, and makes you feel like you're visiting it like they did when it was first built!

    See my other note about hiking to experience "part 2" of the pure Gillette Castle experience.

    Related to:
    • Historical Travel
    • Romantic Travel and Honeymoons
    • Castles and Palaces

    Was this review helpful?

Instant Answers: Gillette Castle State Park

Get an instant answer from local experts and frequent travelers

102 travelers online now

Comments

Gillette Castle State Park Travel Guide
Map of Gillette Castle State Park

View all Gillette Castle State Park hotels