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“We Braved Death's Door!”

Washington Island Ferry Line
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Waukegan, Illinois
Level 5 Contributor
68 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“We Braved Death's Door!”
Reviewed October 26, 2013

The ferry crosses Death's Door, the strait between Washington Island and Door County (so named because of all the ship wrecks). The 30 minute ferry ride is a great was to see the coast, and if the lake is rough like it was for us, waved break over the cars and the boat really rocks. It runs all year round, even through the ice. Really fun.

Visited October 2013
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Shorewood, Illinois
Level 6 Contributor
136 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
“Great experience”
Reviewed October 14, 2013 via mobile

Never been on a fairy before. Ride over was smooth and very picturesque , ride back was I'm rough westher kind of exciting. Crew was great. They know how to position you vehicle to protect it and help you offload safely too. I was pressed by the care the gave

Visited August 2013
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1 Thank Old_Sailor_W18
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Wales, Massachusetts
Level 5 Contributor
83 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Nice Ride”
Reviewed October 14, 2013

It gets you to the island with a pleasant trip and on time. We have travelled to the island for many years and have always found the people helpful and the service dependable.

Visited October 2013
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1 Thank Gerry D
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Chicago, Illinois
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Worth to go”
Reviewed October 11, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Its a very nice trip, especially if you go in the summer. You feel calm and relaxes. Strong recommend

Visited September 2013
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1 Thank Yifan W
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Columbus
Level 3 Contributor
21 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Getting there”
Reviewed October 10, 2013

The Washington Island Ferry Line gets you to and from The Island on time and safely. The Ferry Line will run extra, non-scheduled trips if there are cars left waiting to or from the Island.

Visited October 2013
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1 Thank bobjamesColumbus
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