Special Packages

Plan a day-trip to Essex or a longer stay to explore the region! Group Tour Package options are available. We have listed a few options below but other specials may be available and we are happy to work with you to customize your visit with multiple sites and places to eat/stay. Please contact the Education Department for more information at crm@ctrivermuseum.org

Onrust Sunset Cruise Package

Thurs, Sun, and Mon stays: $189 (room) + $66 (2 tickets at $33/ea) = $255 plus tax
Fri and Sat stays: $229 (room) + $66 (2 tickets at $33/ea) = $295 plus tax

Package includes:

  • overnight stay in a Standard Room at The Griswold Inn
  • continental breakfast for two
  • two tickets for a sunset cruise aboard the Onrust
  • admission to the Connecticut River Museum

Paddle Program Package

Tandem Kayak:
Fri and Sat stays: $230 (room) + $45 (paddle) = $275 plus tax
Sun stays: $190 (room) + $45 (paddle) = $235 plus tax

Two kayaks/SUPs:
Fri and Sat stays: $230 (room) + $70 (2 paddles at $35/ea) = $300 plus tax
Sun stays: $190 (room) + $70 (2 paddles at $35/ea) = $260 plus tax

Package includes:

  • overnight stay in a Standard Room at The Griswold Inn
  • continental breakfast for two
  • a two-hour paddle for two – choice of one tandem kayak, or two individual kayaks or SUPs
  • admission to the Connecticut River Museum