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Anderson Ferry

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Address: Anderson Ferry Rd, Cincinnati, OH
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A Different way to travel

The Anderson Ferry is a cool way to travel from Kentucky to Cincinnati, OH, but is also quite convenient, as it cuts out miles of driving on I-275. The original ferry was... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Jeremy D
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Independence, Kentucky

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Independence, Kentucky
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Anderson Ferry is a cool way to travel from Kentucky to Cincinnati, OH, but is also quite convenient, as it cuts out miles of driving on I-275. The original ferry was established in 1817, and was used to ferry horses and people across the river. Today, you can ride for $5 (for a normal size car.) It is worth... More 

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Cincinnati
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is always a blast to cross the river on the Anderson Ferry especially on a bicycle which I have done many times. Prices are reasonable and the equipment is well kept. There are only 3 ferries still running on the Ohio river. We are fortunate to have one of them.

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Thank Bentriderken
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Decided to forgo I-75 rush hour traffic and take the scenic drive to Cincinnati. Beautiful fall day.

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Thank Tammy H
Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

These guys have been running the ferry for DECADES and I feel very secure on the ride. It's fun on a sunny afternoon, but the main benefit to me is the time it saves getting to CVG versus getting stuck on I-75.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

There are so few ferries left anymore. In fact this is only the second ferry I've taken (Whites Ferry in MD). Be sure to take your kids on a ferry. They may never get another chance. Anderson Ferry has been operating for 200 years. It is a nice relaxing trip across the Ohio River and just $5 per car. I'm... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

There are few of these left, and we have one. Its been in service for a very long time. It only takes maybe 15 min to get across but well worth the short adventure.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

If you need to get to the Cincinnati International Airport, the Anderson Ferry, located a short drive from downtown, is a great way to get there. Not only is it a fun trip, the Ferry will save you a lot of time from the traffic congestion on the Interstates. Very reasonably priced as well.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

It's a pleasant trip on the ferry across the Ohio river and has been operating for almost 200 yrs. It's much safer and easier on the nerves then driving 1-75. The ferry runs on a very regular basis. I enjoy taking the ferry whenever possible.

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Cincinnati
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Lots of locals use the Ferry as a shortcut to get from western Cincinnati to the airport in Kentucky. But I love the ferry just for the experience. Drive your car on and park, then you can get out and walk around. Experience the river like people used to - for only a few bucks.

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Grand Haven, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

We found this on trip advisor before we were in the Cincinnati area and decided to give it a try. Actually we rode it 3 different times while we were in the area on vacation. It's definitely a wonderful asset to the area and very interesting. A great $5 time.

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