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travel from Anacortes-Friday Harbor-Victoria-Anacortes

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travel from Anacortes-Friday Harbor-Victoria-Anacortes

3 of us are planning to travel from Anacortes to the above destinations. I was advised to walk on the ferry instead of taking a car but is it possible to take the car on the ferries between these locations? We are only staying a day in Friday Harbor and a day in Victoria so is there enough public transporation to get us around the sights?

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1. Re: travel from Anacortes-Friday Harbor-Victoria-Anacortes

Hi Sandra ~

When are you coming and where are you starting from? If you are starting from Seattle, you will need to allow 1.5 hours to drive to Anacortes. The Anacortes ferry departs at 8h25 am every day.

You would be taking the WA State ferries for this route.

http://www.wsdot.wa.gov/ferries/

You can take the car on this ferry. You might want to make reservations and you would need to get to the terminal 60 minutes ahead of sailing for Customs.

You then arrive at Sidney BC which is about a 40 minute drive down to Victoria. Victoria itself is easy to walk around. Public transit is fine if you need it. And there are shuttle busses to go to Butchart Gardens.

You would be really pushed for time to try to spend a day in FH and a day in Victoria. Do you mean you would spend one night in each of FH and Victoria? That's a bit better. You might consider just choosing one of those destinations and then explore it in a more relaxed way.

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2. Re: travel from Anacortes-Friday Harbor-Victoria-Anacortes

We are going to spend a night in each. We are doing a quick trip to find out what is there and maybe in future come back a explore more leisurely. We just want to get an overview of areas. We are coming from Vancouver to anacortes and take the ferry to Friday Harbor. then next day friday Harbor to Sidney to get to Victoria. Then Victoria to Anacortes to go back into Seattle for return trip home.

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3. Re: travel from Anacortes-Friday Harbor-Victoria-Anacortes

It will be a quick trip. You will need your car to make it work. And be sure to check the ferry schedule to make sure that it will work.

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