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Swallow Cruises at Essex Steam Train!
September 9, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - October 14, 2016 @ 3:30 pm$35.00
Every Friday from September 9th through October 14th, hop aboard the Becky Thatcher Riverboat for a three-hour Swallow Cruise down the Connecticut River to witness a spectacular natural phenomenon! Only this time of year do hundreds of thousands of Tree Swallows flock over Goose Island to roost each evening at sunset. The birds come from as far as 30 miles away and in such numbers that they show up on weather radar! September cruises depart at 5PM, October cruises depart at 3:30PM. Visit EssexSteamTrain.com for more information and to book your ticket for this magical experience today!