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Between the beautiful views, the birds, and watching Gillette’s Castle on your approach, the $5.00 to cross the river is worth every dime. Add in the casualness and feel of the ferry, you have a perfect start/end to your day!
Ok.... So it's 'just' a ferry.... But oh what a ride and view.
We try to ride this ferry three seasons a year....it's closed for the winter.
We've car ferried. Walked on over and back. Just the sheer joy ...the river... Gillette's castle. Did I...More
Although it takes approximately 3 minutes for the crossing, on a clear day it is really worthwhile doing the crossing. It has become more expensive over the years, but good to take out of towners across to Gillette Castle.
This is a wonderful way to get across the river. It is a beautiful trip,particularly in the fall, with really nice people working the ferry; someone always has a biscuit for my lab! A chance to take a breath, and perhaps realize how lucky we...More