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The Ferry's the Way to Get to this Island.

All told, it takes about 75 minutes to get from Anacortes, Wa to San Juan Island. Others may fly... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Seattle, Washington
Lopez Island

I had never been on a Ferry so I chose to make the shortest trip they had just to say I rode one. I... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Brittany D
Commerce, Oklahoma
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2100 Ferry Rd, Anacortes, Fidalgo Island, WA 98221
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Reviewed yesterday

We have lived in Anacortes for decades. The ferry has endless possibilities. A day trip to Friday Harbor and leave the car in the ferry parking lot in Anacortes. Friday Harbor and restaurants and lodging are an easy walk. When going to Orcas Island there...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 403marthac
Reviewed 4 days ago

All told, it takes about 75 minutes to get from Anacortes, Wa to San Juan Island. Others may fly in or even boat in, but the ferry allows for close viewing of the sea and its life. We love to visit this island; I will...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank terryh659
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had never been on a Ferry so I chose to make the shortest trip they had just to say I rode one. I was not disappointed.The view is beautiful, plenty of seating at the time I went, and well worth the close to $20....More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Brittany D
Reviewed January 23, 2019

If you are leaving your car in Anacortes, get there early, parking is limited. Get a reservation. Even though I live in the area I am always in awe of the views from the bridge of a Washington State Ferry. From the wildlife on the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
2  Thank NancyBonafede
Reviewed January 20, 2019 via mobile

This was a beautiful trip and the experience of a lifetime. Can you tell I don't have a life? LOL There's food and drink served on board and you MUST try the mac and cheese.

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Naniof5
Reviewed December 23, 2018

We chose WSF for our travel to Vancouver Island. We hoped to have a scenic trip and we got what we wanted. It was a beautiful day and we enjoyed lots of time outside. Inside there is a restaurant. We did not eat but only...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Ingrid D
Reviewed December 9, 2018

The State of Washington runs an efficient clean ferry service. The parking is hard to find except early in the morning. So, if you are staying at a nearby motel it might be better to bike or Uber to the ferry station. In the summer...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Camino_Jim
Reviewed November 6, 2018

Best value for a trip through the Islands, especially being seniors and qualifying for the reduced fare! We went to Friday Harbour which was beautiful! It happened to be a beautiful sunny day which helped! The ferry was very clean and well operated.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Corrib
Reviewed October 4, 2018

This was a fun cruise while using a state form of transportation. I worked one of the jigsaw puzzles while I watched the beautiful scenery pass. The trip to Sidney, BC went too quickly!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank SteveMirn
Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

48-degrees and perfect weather for a bowl of great clam chowder— good thing the Provisions Cafe has Ivar’s clam chowder.

Date of experience: October 2018
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