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Millersburg Ferry

North Street, Millersburg, PA 17061
(717) 692-2442
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Type: Ferries/ Boats
Traveler Description: MIllersburg Ferry  Great historical ride across the Susquehanna!  The trip varies in price for a vehicle (cost includes driver) extended length... more »
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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

The Millersburg Ferry is a great experience to have for kids. You can put your car on the Ferry and take a short cut over to Lake Tobias or other fun destinations from Liverpool. It's a fun piece of history. We've been riding the Ferry every year for at least 25 years!

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Millersburg, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews 3 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

What a great afternoon (or morning or evening) for a watery stroll across the 'Hanna' river, with warm summer air or a cool spring breeze....

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Mid Atlantic
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27 reviews 27 reviews
5 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013 via mobile

Before there were bridges, there were ferries. Now, the Millersburg Ferry is one of few and the only wooden stern wheel paddle boat east of the Mississippi. It's rustic, relatively slow and really relaxing. One side of the river has a lovely park, the other a campground. Both sides have swings and lovely river views. Being the car or your... More

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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50 reviews 50 reviews
23 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

We went over the ferry to the camp side and sat at the camp and had a picnic lunch on the swings. Watched the ferry go back across and enjoy the people on the water. Taking the car over was so different. Had to do it just for the fact to say "we did it". Smooth ride and hard to... More

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LaPorte, Indiana
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98 reviews 98 reviews
18 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013

We rode the MIllersburg Ferry, the Falcon, today. This nearly 100 year old ferry runs daily across the Susquehanna river at Millersburg on the east side. Its a great rie and can actually save time getting across the river. This historic ferry is a must do for young and old.

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Collegeville, Pennsylvania, United States
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2013

I've lost count of the times I've crossed the Susquehanna on the Roaring Bull. More times than not it was with the chrome pony. This ferry is on the historical register and worth going out of the way, a fun ride for cyclists, kids, families.

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Waterloo, Canada
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119 reviews 119 reviews
12 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2013

We took this old paddleboat ferry across the Susquehanna. You have to know where it is to find it. It will take up to four cars, and runs when there's traffic. Our car was the only one, but there seven of us on the trip across. The other group was three kids and their grandparents. It's a 20 minute boat... More

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Liverpool, Pennsylvania
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316 reviews 316 reviews
118 attraction reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2013

Ever ride a paddel wheel ferry? Well you can here. This is truly a step back to yester year. High five to the historical society who keeps this going. In a time of get there quickly this is a relaxing alternative with great views of this beautiful area. Slow down and take a ride.

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Hummelstown
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2013

Its authentic! And fun You can take your cars so you can get off the other side. Or you can go back and forth for a round trip. Wonderful for children.

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West Conshohocken, Pennsylvania
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112 reviews 112 reviews
36 attraction reviews
132 helpful votes 132 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2012

One of those "You Have To See It To Believe It" kind of experiences. We did the crossing from the Liverpool side to the Millersburg side and the first thing to talk about is signage. As in it's not exactly the greatest. You're zipping along on 11/15 going 60(ish) MPH while looking for a sign for the Ferry Boat Campground... More

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