Top things to do in Essex

Museum in Essex

Connecticut River Museum

Adjacent to Essex's Steamboat Dock, this museum's meticulously presented exhibits recount regional history and include a reproduction of the world's first submarine, the American Turtle: a hand-propelled, barrel-lik…
Arts & Crafts in Essex

Connecticut River Artisans

The Connecticut River Artisans is a co-op featuring one-of-a-kind art and craft pieces, including clothing, folk art, furniture, jewelry, paintings, photographs and pottery. Hours are shorter during the off-season, …