Jamestown Ferry Reviews
Jamestown-Scotland Ferry Mar 22, 2008
The Jamestown-Scotland Ferry connects historic Jamestown, Virginia, and all of Virginia’s "Historic Triangle" (Jamestown, Williamsburg, and Yorktown) with Surry County across the James River. The ferry is the only James River crossing in the Williamsburg area.
The ferry is used by commuters and commercial traffic, but is a very enjoyable ride for the visitor to Williamsburg and Jamestown. The 20 minute ferry rides takes you from historic Jamestown to Scotland in rural Surry County. From the ferry, you'll see the original 1607 Jamestown site at Historic Jamestowne (National Historic Park) and the three replica 17th century sailing ships on display at Jamestown Settlement. In Surry County, you can see historic sites at Bacon's Castle, Smith's Fort Plantation, and Chippokes Plantation and State Park. The Surry House Restaurant is right on the way to these destinations. We enjoy taking a ferry ride over for lunch there when we’re in the Williamsburg area.
The ferry is operated by the Virginia Department of Transportation and is free to ride. The scenic Colonial Parkway is an easy way to get from Williamsburg to Jamestown and the ferry.
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