Historic, old ferry takes cars from the Maryland side to the Virginia side (nearest towns are Poolesville MD and Leesburg VA. Inexpensive and a beautiful ride in fine weather.
This quick trip shire to shore is a nod to the days of old. The actual site is just upstream from where the Battle of Balls Bluff occurred. There are no amenities to be found on this "no frills cruise" nor would you want them. It's a great way to avoid the traffic hassle of using the 495 beltway to... 更多
The ferry is a fun and different way to travel; if you're in the area, or heading through, it's worth taking a detour to use the ferry instead of spending your time on the interstate. The ferry runs on a very regular schedule, and the wait is never long.
Crossing the Potomac from Poolesville to Leesburg is something everyone should experience! Or you could do it from Virginia to Maryland - still so cool!
This is a must experience but be careful when you go because it closes when frozen solid or in spring when the water rises too high or too low. This doesn't happen very often and you can always call ahead to be sure. Depending on the traffic, it may be a short cut or it may take longer so just... 更多
Quick affordable trip to and from Virginia and Maryland. Saves loads of time. Line can be a little long at rush hours. The trip will provide a great view of the Potomac River and the drive a great view of rural Maryland and Virginia
tircho sez: do something different and take the ferry to cross the Potomac River. Only way to go to northern Va, or to Dulles airport. The kids will live it and you can park the car, go into the store and get an ice ream, etc and watch the others go across. We use it to visit Leesburg or the... 更多
Anyone visiting Leesburg or Potomac MD know that to get between the two locations on the beltway can take and hour between the 2 points to drive. Whites Ferry departs from Leesburg/Potomac and takes less the 15 minutes to cross the Potomac to get to either side. The cost is very reasonable and the short trip is pleasant. Enjoy loading... 更多