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Admission to Mystic Seaport
"Immerse yourself in 19 acres of America's maritime history. Mystic Seaport encompasses a world-renowned preservation shipyard a 19th-century seafaring village and formal galleries where you'll find assorted permanent and rotating exhibits that explore America's relationship with the sea.  Visit the actively working preservation shipyard where ships and boats of all sizes are restored and main Ship-smith Print Shop and Ship Carver.  Talk with staff well versed in the activities trades of 19th-century maritime America and watch them ply their skills. The village also features three tall ships
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New Haven's Ghost Walk
"We usually start 7:30 PM Friday and/or Saturday from Starbucks 1070 Chapel Street New Haven opposite the Yale Center for British Art  Please registrar so that we can contact you in case of changes or cancellations because of the weather and any other issues. We start from 1070 Chapel Street go in a circle and return near Starbucks.  We suggest you wear comfortable shoes and clothing for our evening walk and bring along water to keep yourself hydrated.  This tour operates in most weather conditions so please dress appropriately.Some of th New Haven City Hall
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New Haven's Ghost Walk
"We usually start 7:30 PM Friday and/or Saturday from Starbucks 1070 Chapel Street New Haven opposite the Yale Center for British Art  Please registrar so that we can contact you in case of changes or cancellations because of the weather and any other issues. We start from 1070 Chapel Street go in a circle and return near Starbucks.  We suggest you wear comfortable shoes and clothing for our evening walk and bring along water to keep yourself hydrated.  This tour operates in most weather conditions so please dress appropriately.Some of th New Haven City Hall
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Essex Steam Train: A Day Out with Thomas

The family decided to take our nephew Robert to the Day Out with Thomas Event at the Essex Steam Train. My wife, MIL, BIL, BIL girlfriend , our nephew and myself decided to visit Thomas on April 25th....
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Essex Steam Train

I visited the Essex Steam Train because it's featured in the book 1000 Things to Do Before You Die: USA Edition. It's definitely worth doing, especially if you are travelling with kids. This authentic...
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Stroll Main Street

There isn't a WHOLE LOT to do in Essex. So, towards the afternoon hours I decided to stroll the couple blocks of Main Street Essex. I thought there might be more shopping opportunities but didn't see...
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Ride on a Schooner

While visiting the Connecticut River Museum I found they offered schooner rides on the Mary E. twice a day. Well, it was mentioned in the book 1000 Things to See Before You Die so of course I said...
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The Connecticut River Museum

The Connecticut River Museum was mentioned in the Essex tip in 1000 Things to See Before You Die: USA Edition. So, of course, I had to visit. :) When approaching the museum you will park to the left...
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Connecticut River Museum

The Connecticut River Museum is a small museum located on the riverfront in Essex, CT. You can see all sorts of things from their docks, and learn about the history of the river and it's peoples...
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Essex Steam Train and Riverboat

This is a MUST-DO for anyone vistiting Essex or anyone interested in Rail Travel. Not only is it fun for the whole family, but it is great for anyone because it is so convienent, informative, and fun!...
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Essex parks

This is where I like to eat my lunch or just go chill and relax. Quite lovely every season. There are many varietys of trees here too which are all labeled and mapped. Great kayaking too in the coves...
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parades

Essex has 8 parades a year. The biggest is Groundhog Day (with Essex Ed or Essex Edna). Everyone grabs a pot and pan, clangs them together, marchs down main street- then march to the Griswold Inn and...
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Essex Steam Train & Riverboat

At the Essex Railroad Station, there are many antique steam engines to look at. There are also excursions available. The train ride is a 12-mile trip along the Connecticut River Valley. At the other...
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"Seaside Connecticut"
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"Essex CT"
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"Essex, Connecticut"
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"LeeParis's new Essex page"
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"Essex -- a great small town for a day trip!"
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