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Historical White's Ferry

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Address: Leesburg, VA
Phone Number: 301 349 5200
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Great place to spend an afternoon on the water

We go once or twice a year for a canoe ride. We take the historic ferry ride across to Maryland and stop to rent a canoe. They serve burgers and snacks, but never ate there... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 8, 2016
CdninLoudoun
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Leesburg, Virginia
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Leesburg, Virginia
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52 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

We go once or twice a year for a canoe ride. We take the historic ferry ride across to Maryland and stop to rent a canoe. They serve burgers and snacks, but never ate there. You can rent a canoe for 2 hours or for a day. With a young child, we just rent for a couple of hours and... More 

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dingels75
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

My young daughters have always loved taking White's Ferry. If you're travelling to or from the Leesburg VA area to Montgomery County MD it can cut some time out of a mundane drive and add a little adventure from times gone by to the journey.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016 via mobile

This was so much fun! I love taking ferries across rivers, and this was such a smooth ride, we were almost to the other side before I realized we were moving. I love love love the smell of the water, and it was so nice to smell the "country" scent with the windows down and the sunroof open. The attendant... More 

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West Viginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016

Honestly I found this by accident and fell in love with it. Just an amazing way to save about 25 minutes on a drive between Leesburg, VA and Gaithersburg,MD

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Mechanicsville, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

Sometimes there's a wait in line to get onto the ferry but that's to be expected as they can only fit so many cars on at a time. Much quicker than driving around to Leesburg!! You can even get out of your car during the ride if you like and check it out, it's pretty neat to be floating across... More 

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Gainesville, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

Thought it would be something different for the kids to enjoy. For cheap cost they got to experience a Ferry. No crowds. Didn't have to wait. Thought it was cheap fun.

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Poolesville
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

A great weekend activity to take the ferry across to leesburg, Va Takes about 10 minutes to get across.

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Vienna, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2016

many years ago we us to ride our Harley Davison Bike from work to take long way home on nice day and or take ride out there just to see country

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Northern Virginnie
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016

Went with my son to ride the ferry into Maryland. It was adorable! We went on an off time during the week and both enjoyed the view and relaxing pace which you'll feel as soon as you get to the river.

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middleburg va
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016

It's a very nice reprieve from the car - at least for a few minutes anyway. The trip is quick and the staff is super friendly.

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