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Oxford-Bellevue Ferry

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Address: 101 E Strand, Oxford, MD 21654
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Expensive but an experience

This is a great experience. You can go on foot, bike or car on the ferry. It is expensive. It connects between Oxford and Bellevue. It is a short cut to or from St. Michaels. It... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 17 January 2017
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

This is a great experience. You can go on foot, bike or car on the ferry. It is expensive. It connects between Oxford and Bellevue. It is a short cut to or from St. Michaels. It avoids having to do up to Easton and then back done a peninsula. Closed during the winter months.

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Southern MD
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

We were the second car on the ferry, so we had a front row seat across the water. Got out of the car and enjoyed the view, a short 15 mins or so. Would have preferred that they chock iurceheels, but I guess they know when it's needed.

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Brookeville, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

This is the oldest operating ferry in the United States. It only carries 7 or 8 cars. Family owned and operated the captain and her mate shared the history of the ferry and the two towns on the 15 minute crossing. If you are in the area, stop by and take the ride.

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Glen Mills, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

We took the ferry from St.Michaels to Oxford where we were staying. It's a small ferry I think maybe 6 cars at a time. Only takes a few minutes to cross.

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washington, dc
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

A fun and pleasant way to travel to Oxford! The ferry provides a wonderful, scenic route to and from Oxford and St. Michael's.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

The captain and her first mate were a great couple ...... we really enjoyed traveling with them. The river was beautiful that day and we're anxious to visit again soon.

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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

The ferry between Bellevue and Oxford represents a great sneak preview of the Chesapeake Bay. The ferry only takes 6-8 cars, however, waits are rumoured to be short as the very friendly people operating the ferry are very responsive to demand. Do strike up a conversation with the ferry operators! They are very friendly, informative and knowledgable about everything and... More 

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Beachwood
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

we enjoyed taking the ferry from Oxford to St. Micheals, MD. The "captain" was friendly and we met some nice folks on the short trip.

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Bristol, England
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

We understand that this is the nation’s oldest privately operated ferry service. It runs every 20 – 30 minutes in season between Oxford and Bellevue, Maryland – a short cut to Tilghman Island from the Cambridge MD area. The ferry can carry up to 6 cars and passengers - $12 for car and driver and $1 for each passenger. A... More 

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Cape May, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Great little ferry. Only holds nine cars. Short trip between Belview and Oxford. Great ride across the Tred Avon. Enjoy!

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