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Rocky Hill - Glastonbury Ferry

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Nice way to cross the river on a fall day. Its worth it to do at least once if you are out and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Alison R
Charlotte, North Carolina
such a fun experience!

We visited relatives in Rocky Hill, CT and had to arrive safely in Glastonbury at our B&B in the... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2017
Tom P
Dayton, Ohio
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Nice way to cross the river on a fall day. Its worth it to do at least once if you are out and about and running around in the area. Bring cash - $6 on weekends for a car. If you’re in a car, you’ll...More

Thank Alison R
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

We visited relatives in Rocky Hill, CT and had to arrive safely in Glastonbury at our B&B in the rain. We could travel either north or south about 15 miles to just cross the river. Thus we decided to grab an adventure and took the...More

Thank Tom P
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

Very relaxing way to get across the river. $5 per car as of Aug 2017. Wonderful people that run it. Can take a while if you have to wait for it to come back, but it's worth the wait to be able to sit out...More

Thank EXT13
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Way more interesting than I thought it would be! Three cars can ride at a time. Very cool tidbit of history! Very scenic.

Thank CarrotSoup67
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Out for a Sunday drive we found ourselves in Glastonbury and decided to take the ferry across to Shad Row for lunch. The ferry is small and only holds 3 cars so we had to wait about 15 minutes for our turn. The pretty park...More

Thank tosca1951
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

After lunch at Shad Row we took the ferry across the river just for fun and went cruising throughout the countryside. It was fun & pretty. The ferry was very clean and efficient & the staff was very pleasant. I recommend a fun ride for...More

Thank elaine499
Reviewed 23 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

Thank Penel0peE
Reviewed 25 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
Reviewed 17 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
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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23 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.
Peter A
14 August 2015|
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Response from Mimi S | Reviewed this property |
Probably not. It is a 6 minute ride across the river...