Special Events

Swallow Cruises

Region: River Valley Location:
Essex, CT 06426 Date: September 9, 17, 23, 30, Oct. 7 Time: Call for schedule. Description: Thousands of birds congregate in the lower Connecticut River and at sunset settle in a giant communal roost, primarily composed of tree swallows. Join Connecticut Audubon Society naturalists aboard “RiverQuest,” bring a picnic supper and binoculars. Admission: $30.00 Phone: (800) 996-8747 Essex’s Weather Map of Essex Find additional places to stay or things to do that are within the Essex area Where to Stay What to do within 5 miles within 10 miles within 25 miles within 5 miles within 10 miles within 25 miles