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Summer in the Door

My daughter wanted to visit the 2 lavender farms on the island for her BD so hopped on the ferry... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
jillschoenberg
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Lake Geneva, Wisconsin
Journey to Washington Island. We took the Clipper which is a 20 minute ride to the island.

When we got off the clipper we intended to ride bikes around the island as I had done 20 years ago... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Erin K
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Reviewed 3 days ago

My daughter wanted to visit the 2 lavender farms on the island for her BD so hopped on the ferry. Super easy and an enjoyable ride. My recommendation is to plan to go earlier in the day if possible. Waited in line for an hour...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank jillschoenberg
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

When we got off the clipper we intended to ride bikes around the island as I had done 20 years ago. My mom had a mishap with the bike so we took the trolley instead. The trolley allows you to see so much more than...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Erin K
Reviewed 1 week ago

The large ferries to Washington Island run regularly every half-hour, many times a day during the summer season, very convenient. We've never brought a car, so no problems boarding on time. There are free wooded parking lots near the port to leave your car. We...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Annette F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The ferry is easy on easy off, on time, frequent crossings for autos or walk-on passengers & scenic views during the crossings.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank marlenelovestotravel
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So the passage to Washington island through Deaths Door ( the channel between Lake Michigan and Green Bay) was exciting. There was a north wind which created GREAT waves. I loved it. I saw the cars on the ferry rock significantly side to side, thinking...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Gloria0802
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Three other motorcyclists and I were heading to Washington Island. We had to wait awhile to board the ferry, but it wasn't a big deal. A car cut in line ahead of us while we were waiting, and a member of the Ferry staff told...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Shelly M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Quick and efficient ferry service to Washington Island. Crews load and unload vehicles quickly. Seating indoor and out for passengers. Ferrys are clean and the ride is smooth.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank kevinfN2844CG
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The ferry serves it's purpose and was very easy to navigate from beginning to end. Helpful crew. Restroom on ferry. 20-30 minute trip.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank RhodaK327
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You haven’t lived until you travel on the ferry line from North Point across Port de Mort to Washington Island

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank whitsonm
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had the perfect day for a ferry ride. Temperature was perfect, sun was shining and it wasn't real windy. We thoroughly enjoyed our ride over to the Island and back.

Date of experience: June 2019
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July 13, 2019|
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Response from marlenelovestotravel | Reviewed this property |
I think the bike rate is if you are traveling by bike without a car. If bikes are in a rack attached to your car it would seem that only the auto rate would apply. Contact Washington Island Car Ferry to verify. If you don't... More
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July 7, 2019|
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Response from Paula W | Reviewed this property |
That's right, no charge to leave your car, higher price to bring your car over, but very handy to have your car with you! Especially to go to School House Beach which is rated the most romantic place in Wisconsin by Travel... More
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