While visiting my parents in Texas, we decided to go to the last hand drawn ferry in the US. We drive through the town and arrived. The outside looked like an abandoned town in a western movie. We walked up (past border security that appeared to be empty) and a booth that was empty. We were unable to cross because...
We took some family members and a visiting friend to see this attraction. The people near the gate were very courteous. They gave us a brief history lesson as we paid the small fee to observe. The area is beautiful and we took several pictures.
Very unique experience, and if you are around you must stop and see it even if you do not want to go across the border.
Have your passport ready as you get close we were asked for ours before we got to the ferry.
This piece of history is a bit out of the way but worth the visit if you love quaint.
The ferry is actually in the middle of nowhere. The buildings that were there many years ago are all closed and derelict which just adds to the atmosphere of the place. On the U.S. side a dirt hillside leads down to...