In Connecticut, you can hop on a luxury private yacht to close a business deal or pop the question, or you can join a public cruise and mingle with a frosé in hand. Several cruises with on-board bars or options to BYOB are prevalent along Connecticut’s coast and up the scenic Connecticut River. Some cruises even offer overnight packages—perfect for a couple looking for some private time. Here are the best booze cruises in the state!
Skyline Cruises offers a wide variety of dinner and booze cruises both open to the public and available for private charter. Leaving from multiple locations in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut, Skyline Cruises makes it easy to sign up and enjoy an exclusive party while on the water.
Charter RiverQuest for your upcoming rehearsal dinner, shower, birthday party, cocktail party, and more. RiverQuest can accommodate at maximum of 45 guests for a cocktail party. Passengers will remember this scenic cruise along the Connecticut River, with views to Gillette Castle, Goodspeed Opera House, and more. Public cruises, such as the sunset cruise, are also a good option for sightseeing with cocktails and a picnic while mingling with other passengers.
Lady Katharine Cruises offers a ton of public cruises such as the popular Saturday Night Fever cruise, mystery cruise, lazy river cruise, and more. The fully-stocked bar both upstairs and downstairs provides a wide array of drinks to passengers. Do note that different cruises and cruise dates leave from different ports in Connecticut, so do be sure to confirm the pick-up and drop-off locations in advance.
Charter a private yacht for a party with Del Rio Yachts and you’ll be able to choose from high-end vessels for a luxury experience. Del Rio Yachts works with clients to create the perfect private party with options for booze cruises, birthdays, weddings, and corporate events.
Hop aboard the Sea Mist for an informative cruise around the Thimble Islands or rent Sea Mist for a private charter. Enjoy a party or dinner cruise along Connecticut’s shoreline with the Sea Mist’s bar or BYOB for a corkage fee of $50. Wine and cheese, private dinner, fall foliage, and seal watching cruises are all available for private charters.