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 ainsall@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

Winter Wildlife Cruises

Each winter as the temperature dips below freezing, Bald Eagles from as far north as Canada make their way to the open waters of the Connecticut River for easy fishing and nesting. Make it a weekend with the WINTER ADVENTURE PACKAGE offered by the Griswold Inn and the Copperbeech Inn!



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