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Review of Historical White's Ferry

Historical White's Ferry
Ranked #1 of 77 things to do in Leesburg
Certificate of Excellence
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Leesburg, Virginia
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95 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Very cool Ferry”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 15, 2013

This is very convenient if you are going over to western MD. In addition its inexpensive and different than driving on the highway. Be careful of the spped cameras on the MD side.

Visited January 2013
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English first
Arlington, Virginia
2 reviews
“Fun ferry ride”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 14, 2013

Inexpensive, historical ferry to get from VA to MD. Fun way to cross the Potomac. Cost was $5 for one way, but worth it!

Visited January 2013
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Thank cmugirl90
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Carbondale, PA
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30 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Beats the beltway”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 31, 2012

This is the only ferry still operating on the Potomac. Apparently there used to be more than 100. It is a nice drive from North Potomac, MD. Scenic, with some historic farms and buildings along the way. Might not be so great at night, as this road is two lane and winds a bit. The ferry is very efficient and you don't have a long wait. You are across the river in a flash. I will take this over the beltway, every chance I get.

Visited December 2012
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Thank Janette C
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Dickerson, Maryland, United States
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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Fun ride for first timers”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 29, 2012

easy way across the Potomac River but lately poorly operated and increasingly expensive. Avoid it on weekends unless you like an hour's wait to get across.

Visited December 2012
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Ashburn, Virginia
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234 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
“Quick trip to rural Montgomery County”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 28, 2012

If in Leesburg it is the fastest way to reach NW Montgomery County but also a good place to grab a canoe on a warm day and paddle around for a picnic. Try it out next Spring.

Visited October 2012
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Thank VaTechDad
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