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“A little mini cruise”

Historical White's Ferry
Ranked #1 of 79 things to do in Leesburg
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Ashburn, Virginia
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158 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“A little mini cruise”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 11, 2013

Across the Potomac into either va or md. It can save you time especially during off peak hours. A bit pricey but saves time and gas

Visited February 2013
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Leesburg, Virginia
1 review
“A fun way to cross the Potomac”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 25, 2013

It's not often one can cross a rive on a ferry. While the trip is short and not extraordinary by any stretch, you can include it as a bonus surprise for little ones if your travels take you between suburban Maryland and No. Virginia.

Visited June 2012
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Winchester, Virginia
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55 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Long time ago”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 23, 2013

White's Ferry is just that...a ferry ride across the Potomac. It is a great short cut from Virginia to Maryland. There is a small shop and the staff is most friendly. The Ferry Operators are amazing, out in all weather. Hint: In real adverse weather you may want to call ahead to see if the ferry is running.

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Olney, Maryland
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183 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
“Its just cool”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 19, 2013

It can be a shortcut if you know the traffic and where you need to go. I have used it many times. Sometimes just for a change of pace and to avoid Capital Beltway traffic.

Visited January 2013
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Leesburg, Virginia
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106 reviews
19 attraction reviews
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“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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