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Rocky Hill - Glastonbury Ferry

293 Meadow Rd, Rocky Hill, CT 06067-1606
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VERY unreliable schedule, not good for commuters

We live down the road and take the ferry to get to Rocky Hill more quickly than driving all the way... read more

Reviewed July 16, 2018
Peter Q
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Wethersfield, Connecticut
Pictureous Ride

A lovey short ride about 10 minutes across the CT River from Rocky Hill to South Glastonbury for... read more

Reviewed July 2, 2018
LizPacW
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293 Meadow Rd, Rocky Hill, CT 06067-1606
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"piece of history"
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"nice ride"
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"great boat"
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"trip takes"
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"fun experience"
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"lots of fun"
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Reviewed July 16, 2018

We live down the road and take the ferry to get to Rocky Hill more quickly than driving all the way around. My wife doesn't like driving on the highway, so she takes the ferry for that reason. However, many times the ferry isn't running...More

Thank Peter Q
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Reviewed July 2, 2018

A lovey short ride about 10 minutes across the CT River from Rocky Hill to South Glastonbury for only $5.00 per car.

Thank LizPacW
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Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

Very exciting as I child I remember taking the ferry to Glastonbury! Now my children can experience this history!

Thank icurokruok2
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Reviewed June 3, 2018

The Rocky Hill - Glastonbury ferry is the longest continuously running ferry in America. Starting in 1655 with a raft and long poles, replaced later by a horse on a treadmill, then steam engine power, now a diesel tug and a 3 car open float...More

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Reviewed February 13, 2018

Short ride to cross over to Glastonbury from rocky hill over the CT river. Each trip cost 5$ for car, kids and dogs love it and you save time. Closed in winter for couple of months.

Thank FoodieMusafir
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Reviewed January 4, 2018

great little 5 minute across Ct river to either Glastonbury or Rocky hill. Fun with kids or to sit and relax. nice pier/docks to walk or sit, relax, read a book on. great place to eat on R.H. side. Glastonbury side is near downtown glastonbury...More

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Reviewed December 21, 2017 via mobile

The RH/Glastonbury Ferry is great way to cross the Connecticut River from RH to Glastonbury. On the RH side there is a great sea food shack with outdoor seating with great views of the Connecticut River as boats pass by. There is a great boat...More

Thank jnorman192
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Reviewed November 15, 2017 via mobile

I have memories of this ferry since I was a kid and I still love taking a ride. My puppy Chloe loves the ferry and the drive into Glastonbury with all the farmers markets close by. This tiny treasure brings everyone together.

Thank mbruni611
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Reviewed October 17, 2017

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
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Reviewed September 7, 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
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mariagb53
April 23, 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
August 14, 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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