Maryland August 04, 2019
Most People Have No Idea This Historic Ferry In Maryland Even Exists
Have you ever been on a ferry ride? The following one in Maryland is actually the oldest privately owned ferry in the United States. Really! Check out this local gem that’s a must-visit at least once.
During these uncertain times, please keep safety in mind and consider adding destinations to your bucket list to visit at a later date.
Today we're taking you to the town of Oxford (and Bellevue).
While the town of Oxford is great for a day trip, full of shops and charming bed and breakfasts...
...the local ferry ride is also not to be missed.
It dates back to 1683, making it America's oldest privately owned ferry route.
Rates vary for ferry rides, depending on whether you're bringing yourself, your bicycle...
...or even your vehicle.
The historic ferry travels between Oxford and the nearby town of Bellevue. It's approximately a 3/4-mile trip and takes about 10 minutes one way.
Enjoy the water views as you cross Tred Avon River. You may want to bring a camera to capture the sights.
Whether you're traveling one one way or enjoying a just-for-fun round-trip, a ride on Oxford Bellevue Ferry is both scenic and historic.
Keep it in mind next time you're in the area. This is one local gem that we hope sticks around for years to come.
For more information about Oxford-Bellevue Ferry,
visit the website . Ferry rates are listed on the site but you can also call here (410) 745-9023 for more up-to-date information.
Now how about a boat tour? Maryland has tons of them and you can find some of our favorites by clicking here!