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“Very cool Ferry” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Historical White's Ferry

Historical White's Ferry
, Leesburg, VA
301 349 5200
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Ranked #2 of 69 things to do in Leesburg
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Leesburg, Virginia
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66 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Very cool Ferry”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2013

This is very convenient if you are going over to western MD. In addition its inexpensive and different than driving on the highway. Be careful of the spped cameras on the MD side.

Visited January 2013
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English first
Arlington, Virginia
2 reviews
“Fun ferry ride”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2013

Inexpensive, historical ferry to get from VA to MD. Fun way to cross the Potomac. Cost was $5 for one way, but worth it!

Visited January 2013
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Carbondale, PA
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30 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Beats the beltway”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2012

This is the only ferry still operating on the Potomac. Apparently there used to be more than 100. It is a nice drive from North Potomac, MD. Scenic, with some historic farms and buildings along the way. Might not be so great at night, as this road is two lane and winds a bit. The ferry is very efficient and you don't have a long wait. You are across the river in a flash. I will take this over the beltway, every chance I get.

Visited December 2012
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Dickerson, Maryland, United States
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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Fun ride for first timers”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2012

easy way across the Potomac River but lately poorly operated and increasingly expensive. Avoid it on weekends unless you like an hour's wait to get across.

Visited December 2012
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Ashburn, Virginia
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126 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
“Quick trip to rural Montgomery County”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2012

If in Leesburg it is the fastest way to reach NW Montgomery County but also a good place to grab a canoe on a warm day and paddle around for a picnic. Try it out next Spring.

Visited October 2012
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