Connecticut Dinner Train For Two

Enjoy a Dinner Train Ride & Views Of The Connecticut River Valley

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Climb aboard the elegant Essex Clipper and enjoy a four-course meal served in the lavishly restored 1920’s Pullman cars.

Relax with the rhythm of the rails, traveling back to a time when trains were king and "dinner in the diner" was a decadent special occasion. Indulge in a delicious four course meal while viewing a breathtaking sightseeing journey through the beautiful Connecticut River Valley. Travel northward from Essex Station through scenic towns, serene forests and picturesque meadows.

On the trek back, you and your guest will pass the tidal wetlands of Pratt Cove and Chester Creek, spotting geese, Blue Herons, and even Bald Eagles! Combining brilliant sights and a relaxing atmosphere, the Essex Clipper has something for everyone.

The Connecticut Dinner Train For Two Xperience Certificate® is for two participants. There may be up to fifty additional participants in the dining car.

This experience is not suitable for non-paying guests.

Connecticut, Essex

The Connecticut Dinner Train is offered Saturday and Sunday evenings May thru October; and Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings July and August, subject to availability.

The train boards at 6:30 PM and departs at 7:00 PM on Saturday Evenings May thru August and boards at 4:30 PM and departs at 5:00 PM on Saturday Evenings in September and October.

The train boards at 3:30 PM and departs at 4:00 PM on Sunday Evenings May thru September and boards at 4:30 PM and departs at 5:00 PM on Sunday Evenings in October.

The train boards at 6:30 PM and deptarts at 7:00 PM on Friday Evenings in July and August. Afternoon Trains are offered in October and board at 11:30 AM and depart at 12:00 PM on Saturdays and Sundays.

The Connecticut Dinner Train For Two has a travel time of 2½ hours and a total duration of approximately 3 hours.

The Essex Dinner Train may be cancelled by the Conductor if there is severe weather. Cancellations due to weather are rare.

What to wear
Business Casual attire is suggested.

Additional Information
Menu options include Prime Rib, Chicken, a Vegetarian Option, or Salmon/Seafood Newburgh. The Vegetarian Option is typically pasta. Menu subject to change.

Price includes tax.

Beverages other than water, coffee and tea are additional and can be purchased on board.

Please bring Photo ID for boarding.

Reservations are subject to availability; Certificates are not redeemable for Specialty or Holiday Events.

Please arrive at least 30 minutes before the scheduled departure time.

Gratuity is not included and may be extended to your Server onboard the train.


Cancellation Policy
All changes to reservations for the Connecticut Dinner Train Experience require fourteen (14) days advance notice.

Xperience Certificates® cannot be exchanged once a reservation for the experience has been made.

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