2 days in Essex Itinerary

2 days in Essex Itinerary

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Essex ©
Essex is a town in Middlesex County, Connecticut, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Essex Steam Train & Riverboat. Start off your visit on the 24th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Florence Griswold Museum, then take in the pleasant sights at Main Street Park, Essex Village, then examine the collection at Connecticut River Museum, and finally get a new perspective on things with Essex Steam Train & Riverboat. Here are some ideas for day two: get in on the family fun at The Dinosaur Place at Nature's Art Village and then admire the majestic nature at Rocky Neck State Park.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Essex trip planner .

In October, daily temperatures in Essex can reach 64°F, while at night they dip to 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Essex

Theme Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

The Dinosaur Place at Nature's Art Village, Rocky Neck State Park, Florence Griswold Museum
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Florence Griswold Museum ©
Florence Griswold Museum
Connecticut River Museum ©
Connecticut River Museum