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Historical White's Ferry

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Address: Leesburg, VA
Phone Number: 301 349 5200
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I love taking out of town guests on White's Ferry. It is such a cool way to cross the river and most of my family from Colorado haven't been on anything like it. We cross from... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 12, 2015
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Leesburg, Virginia
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Leesburg, Virginia
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24 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

I love taking out of town guests on White's Ferry. It is such a cool way to cross the river and most of my family from Colorado haven't been on anything like it. We cross from Leesburg to Poolsville usually to pick fruit or get fresh produce at the farmers markets nearby. It is also a great way to get... More 

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Purcellville, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

It's cash only, but such a fun way to cross the river! Such a credit to our area that this service is maintained and we have an opportunity to not drive for a short while.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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79 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Step back in time; walk, ride (moto or bicycle), drive onto this brief and enjoyable ferry ride across the Potomac. Perfect to take a photo and drops you in countryside either in MD or VA - perfect idea for a weekend jaunt. Picnic facilities on the MD side and a little store to get a drink or ? Enjoy this... More 

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Newbury Berkshire
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19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

I visit Whites Ferry twice a month, its only down the road, and takes 30 miles off my journey crossing from Leesburg VA into Whites Ferry and over to Gaithersburg. The General Jubal A. Early Ferry has been crossing this river since the 1860, it is REAL American history. Its $5 one way and $8 return, as long as you... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I first started using the ferry because I was thinking of saving time and money- Now I take the ferry because it is so lovely, it is an old fashioned services that is romantic in nature

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Ashburn, Virginia
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8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

My husband and I took the ferry back from a winery and had a great time. Friendly staff, quick and scenic trip and a great deal for the cost

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Leesburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Well worth the fare! it's a beautiful place for a five minute crossing! The fastest way from Leesburg to Gaithersburg! Check out the high water mark on the Building on the Maryland side.

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Harrisburg, PA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Our hotel shuttle dropped us and our bikes off at the ferry - took the quick trip across, rode for a few hours and took the ferry back. A fun and unique trip across the Potomac!

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Portland, Oregon
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10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We enjoyed crossing the river by ferry with our bikes. The ferry is very efficient and the location is very handy!

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Alexandria, VA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 352 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

A return to yesteryear via a boat with a 5-7 minute trip across the Potomac to Poolesville. This ferry avoids the longer trip either south or north to cross a bridge and brings to life the days when boats were the primary form of transportation across the River. $5 fee for an enjoyable ride.

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Address: Leesburg, VA
Phone Number: 301 349 5200
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Loudoun County  >  Leesburg

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